depending on the level of experience and tool knowledge, the salary range for this role is $115-136,000.00
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The Data Scientist will be a subject matter expert in guiding major analytics efforts across the organization. Time will be spent developing junior analysts within the organization to ensure that bench strength is developed and that a data-driven culture is supported throughout Darigold.
As part of the Supply Chain Design Team that focuses on operations research, statistics, modeling, data analysis to inform the senior leadership team on opportunities in the physical network and processes. The Data Scientist will be highly visible while creating solutions for a complex, vertically integrated supply chain. You will have the opportunity to not only present findings directly to decision makers but also help transition into automated decision support systems. As part of a small, focused team, you will collaborate on developing tools and standards to improve decision making and productivity.
What You Will Do
Manage large amounts of data specific to Supply Chain analytical projects, problem solving, and decision support.
Apply practical logistics and supply chain knowledge to replicate physical systems.
Develop analytical models related to facility location, distribution flow, vehicle routing, production scheduling, resource allocation, capacity planning and inventory strategy using open source/commercial solvers or internally developed algorithms.
Develop simulations to help answer challenging questions on complex processes at plants.
Identify, define, and scope areas/problems requiring constant decision making that can benefit from decision support systems.
Lead efforts in the design, development, and deployment of decision support systems.
Expand Supply Chain Design service offerings to push for more data-driven culture.
Create clear, concise, and insightful data-driven presentation materials and communicate (both written and verbal) to a variety of audiences at all levels within the business.
Collaborate across business functions and focus on driving a data-driven outlook
What You Bring:
Masters in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations Research, or closely related field.
5+ years of experience creating data-driven solutions using Optimization, Simulations and Statistics.
Experience in Supply Chain and Manufacturing a strong plus.
Nice to Have’s
Solid understanding of Optimization Theory and Methods accompanied by expertise in open-source or commercial solvers such as Gurobi, or Lamasoft Supply Chain Guru, CPLEX and Xpress.
Deep expertise in formulating Linear and Mixed Integer Programming models, understanding of solve performance trade-offs between formulations.
Understanding of discrete event systems accompanied with experience in open-source simulation frameworks.
Development experience in at least one programming language (Python, C++, Java) and understanding of Object-Oriented Design.
Experience with relational databases such as SQL Server and MySQL.
Experience with visualization tool such as Power BI, Tableau
Experience designing, developing, and deploying decision support systems a plus.
Experience with cloud technologies and services a plus.
Education, Experience and Certifications
• Master’s in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations Research, or closely related field. • 5+ years of experience creating data-driven solutions using Optimization, Simulations and Statistics. • Experience in Supply Chain and Manufacturing a strong plus.
Benefits of Working at Darigold
We understand that as an employee, benefits that support you and your family in and out of work are important. We are proud to offer eligible positions a competitive total rewards package – that includes:
Employer 401K contribution of up to 9%
Comprehensive medical, dental & vision benefits
Employer paid life & disability coverage
Paid time off and paid Holidays
8 weeks paid paternal Leave
Flexible (hybrid) working arrangement
Community giving through matching donations
Access to great dairy products & participation in our employee butter purchase program
Our Commitment to Diversity
Achieving our vision to Lead Dairy Forward requires cultivating and supporting a team with varying backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace based on mutual respect where all employees feel included and can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result & confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify - please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish.
Darigold’s vision is to create an organization that is recognized as the most effective producer cooperative in the United States by consistently increasing value for our members, employees and customers. We are farmer-owned and trusted since 1918.
As an employer of choice, we are committed to providing a challenging and rewarding work environment with a culture of teamwork and employee involvement. From our headquarters to our manufacturing facilities, members of the Darigold family bring quality, service and pride to everything they do.