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Manager, Decision Sciences, I&A

Company: US Foods, Inc.
Location: Rosemont, Illinois
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Job Description:

Job Duties:

Methodologist leading research and development opportunities, including
testing strategies, scaling for merchandising, supply chain, and sales;
Leverage business context from the Business Analysts and Manager, Advanced
Analytics Programs in the Insights and Analytics organization; Improve and
enhance models and predictive assets to ensure an ongoing business value
capture; Work with Decision and Data Scientists for data prep, model
development, and deployment; Facilitate process and technology
design/redesign to ensure successful adoption and develop 'test-and-learn'
approaches that align with the business' larger objectives; Facilitate the
drawing of conclusions, and make actionable recommendations that answer
business objectives; Implement best practices around research, analytics
and measurement; Content domain expert responsible for ensuring practical
application of the models/advanced analytics; Leverage business/analytical
knowledge to facilitate discussions with cross-functional teams to unders
understand and collaborate on business objectives and influence solution strate
strategies; Use agile process to ensure timely delivery of statistical work and se
and seamless integration into enabling technology; Identify the relevant and qu
and quality data sources required to fully answer and address the problem for th
for the recommended strategy through testing and exploratory data analysis; Overse
Oversee the integration and manipulation of disparate data sources to determ
determines the appropriate data hygiene techniques to apply; Ensure thorou
thorough documentation of assumptions, methodology, validation, testing and adopt
adopt emerging technology that can affect the application of scientific method
methodologies and/or quantitative analytical approaches to problem resolu
resolutions; Lead development of analysis and findings that conveys unders
understanding, garners support for recommendations, drives business decisi
decisions, and influences business strategy; Extract, manipulate, and synthe
synthesize data (e.g., attributes, transactions, behaviors, etc.), segmen
segmentation models, and other relevant information to draw conclusions and make r
make recommendations resulting in implementable strategies.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Requirements: Master's degree (or foreign education equivalent) in St
Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, or related quantitative field and 5 ye
years of progressive experience in statistical or data science role. Ex
Experience must include statistical modeling experience in food di
distribution, retail, CPG, or related industries with large datasets and tr
transactional data; statistical background in various modeling techniques an
and analysis, including linear and logistic regression, time series an
analysis, mixed modeling, clustering, factor analysis, decision tree and su
survival analysis; leveraging large data sets, integrating and manipulating da
data from multiple sources; data querying methodologies and languages in
including SQL and developing code in open source languages. Position re
requires 5% travel.

Candidates please submit resumes to and refrence
refrence job code (SS0029) in the subject line.

Keywords: US Foods, Inc. , Des Plaines , Manager, Decision Sciences, I&A , Management & Business , Rosemont, Illinois , Illinois

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