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Senior Operations Research (OR) Analyst

Timonium Primary Location: 2311 YORK ROAD , LUTHERVILLE TIMONIUM, MD - United States, 21093 Facility Timonium Job ID 221699

UPS is seeking an experienced Operations Research (OR) Analyst to design and develops leading edge optimizations and analytics based decision support tools throughout the organization. He/She develops moderately complex models and algorithms and designs products, programs, and solutions that impact cost management for all UPS operations, acquisitions, pricing, and performance improvement. If this sounds like your ideal career opportunity, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develops and prototypes algorithms to ensure optimization results satisfy problem statements and business needs
  • Develops hypotheses, approaches (i.e., analytic plans and methodologies), tools, products, and solutions to solve problems and increase profitability
  • Presents analytic findings and recommendations to management to define problems, to propose business cases and strategies, and to gain support

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to develop interfaces with optimization models to meet the requirements of the planning process
  • Ability to provide consultation to functional partners to support the design of planning systems
  • Ability to develop procedures, maintenance, and support functions to monitor optimization and systems’ performance/integrity and to facilitate problem resolution
  • 3 - 5 years' experience in developing and implementing optimization algorithms for operations planning systems
  • PhD in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Civil Engineering or Statistics 

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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