• Demand Forecasting & Stats COOP Senior Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-MIAMI | US-GA-ALPHARETTA
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-61996
    Category
    Product Management - FMS
    Employment Type
    Regular - Full Time (4)
    Travel Requirements
    10-20%
    Position Code
    8714
  • Position Description

    The Demand Forecasting & Stats COOP Senior Manager position provides statistical, financial, and analytical support to COOP, Ryder's truck sharing program. The position provides analytically based recommendations to management and helps support pricing, customer targeting, and operational efficiency by leading data modeling, data analysis, process improvement and forecasting projects.

     

    COOP is an innovation initiative at Ryder that allows truck owners to monetize their idle assets through a digital platform. It has been described as Airbnb for Trucks and provides a marketplace where lenders can post their available trucks and borrowers can search for nearby vehicles. The goal of COOP is to connect trusted businesses in a safe environment, making trucks easy to share.

     

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    Requirements

    • Master's degree in Engineering, Statistics, Math or equivalent
    • Ten (10) years or more experience in related field
    • Ten (10) years or more experience in Corporate Finance, Applied Statistical Analysis or Transportation Industrial Engineering preferred
    • Ten (10) years or more experience in the use of R, Python, SAS, SPSS, Minitab or NCSS preferred
    • Demonstrates analytical skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Demonstrates problem solving skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to:
      • Apply Time Series, Multivariate/Multiple Regressive or Econometric methodologies and techniques in data analysis and forecasting (advanced level) preferred
      • Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
      • Derive innovative solutions
      • Interact with and influence senior management
    • Performs work independently with minimal supervision
    • Knowledge of MS Office (advanced level)
    • Proficiency in programming and/or relational database design/query, SQL (advanced level)
    • Knowledge of statistical methodology, experimental design and strong interest in computer application for data management (advanced level)preferred
    • Knowledge of operational research techniques such as simulation, critical path analysis or mathematical modeling (advanced level) preferred
    • Knowledge of Ryder System Inc. operational procedures and data (advanced level) preferred

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in developing statistical models for computing the impact of pricing changes on transaction counts and on revenue. Design and maintain dynamic pricing model
    • Assist in developing forecasting models to predict Revenue, Operating and Fixed costs to assist in planning new business and developing the COOP Business Plan
    • Consolidate, prepare, and analyze financial data to understand cause-and-effect relationships and identify root causes
    • Data mining, predictive-modeling, and innovative use of statistical and quantitative knowledge
    • Develop, implement, and maintain consistent processes for data quality control
    • Write SQL Server jobs, stored procedures, and SQL scripts to create, maintain, and analyze SQL Server data
    • Analyze database contents
    • Assist in presenting analysis results, operational data, and forecasts in written and verbal formats to senior leadership
    • Exercise considerable latitude in the use of appropriate statistical methods in areas that can benefit from statistical analysis
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     

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