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Organization: FedEx Freight
Title: Sr. Analyst Operations Research
Location: Harrison,, AR
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-07-11

Position Description:

FedEx Freight

Sr. Analyst – Operations Research
Harrison, AR

Begin your career with the FedEx Team as an Operations Research Analyst and be a part of one of the most well-known and reliable companies in the world.

As an Operations Research team member you will identify business opportunities or expand ideas obtained from management in order to conceptualize and define and model operational problems to assess feasibility and impact. You will identify performance improvement opportunities via data analysis and develop decision support tools to ensure most cost conscience, efficient use of company resources that supports service objectives and develop concepts into business plans utilizing appropriate research techniques, methodologies, and experience and present them to senior management with recommendation for implementation.

Sample Benefits:

• Medical, dental, vision, prescription insurance
• Disability & life insurance
• 401K
• Credit association (with Internet & phone banking)
• Direct deposit
• Flex-spending acct for medical and dependent care
• 8 paid holidays annually
• Company paid vacation and personal time
• Tuition reimbursement
• FedEx Freight pension plan
• Stock purchase plan

Highlights of Qualifications:

• Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Engineering/Science or related analytical discipline or Bachelor's Degree (aforementioned disciplines) with 2 years’ experience
• Three (3) years’ experience in operations research, engineering, statistics, forecasting, or data analysis
• Programming skills and ability to learn new languages, including but not limited to: JAVA, SQL, SAS
• Knowledge of relational database systems Oracle, DB2 and Terradata
• Knowledge of big data implementations (hadoop), preferred
• Strong computer skills (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, E-mail) with experience using statistical software and reporting interfaces, data mining tools, machine learning techniques and data visualization
• Analytical, problem solving, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Good presentation, verbal and written communication skills


Interested candidates can learn more about the position and apply online at fedex.com/careers
Select FedEx Freight and keyword search for job number: 427620BR or 427622BR

As a member of the FedEx Corp. family of companies, FedEx Freight is a leading U.S. provider of next-day and second-day regional LTL freight services.

FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans, committed to ensuring an environment that accepts and appreciates diversity at all levels of the company and promotes the success of all employees. We offer challenging opportunities for people looking to join an organization that recognizes and rewards the contributions of its employees.