Data Scientist : Fulfilment Capacity Planning & Forecasting
Posted on Mar 31, 2021 by eTeam Inc.
Title: Fulfilment Capacity Planning & Forecasting
Duration: 9 Months
Location: Amsterdam or Remote (Based on current COVID situation)
We're looking for a:
Data Scientist with 4-7 years experience (Senior) in Fulfilment Capacity Planning & Forecasting
We are looking for a consultant for the Order Fulfilment & Delivery Analytics team. The team is creating digital products to support and improve our customer fulfilment operations using data and analytics.
The scope of the consultant services is to assist Client in..
The consultant will be part on an agile project team that develops an internal web app for forecasting IKEA delivery flows. An MVP version is currently evaluated by pilot users. Current focus of the work will be:
Improvements of forecasting algorithm
Introducing new data sources, including data validation
Improvement of model training infrastructure on GCP
Improvement of user interface
Technical support when rolling out to additional user groups All code is written in Python and deployed through GCP.
Strong Python programming skills, incl . Pandas and other common packages
Software engineering skills, eg CI/CD, version control, automated testing, code organisation, code review
Strong machine learning knowledge, incl . neural networks
Project experience with demand forecasting
Self-organized and able to work independently, while collaborating with others in a team
Good communication skills and ability to discuss requirements and solution approaches with stakeholders
Experience in a tech lead role, eg advise on technical direction, solution architecture, refine backlog, on-the-job coaching of more junior team members
Experience with cloud services, such as GCP
Experience in logistics or customer fulfilment domain
Working with end-user-facing applications m
Three most important things
1. Strong Python programming skills
2. Project experience with demand forecasting
3. Self-organized and able to work independently