Schneider's industry leading and award-winning Engineering and Advanced Analytics organization is seeking an innovative and strategic leader to join our renowned TECH team as the Sr Director of Engineering & Data Science. This people-centric leader is responsible for the development and execution of the Data Science, Optimization and Artificial Intelligence enterprise strategy, roadmap, and platform. This is a strategic and collaborative leadership role that works with all functional areas of TECH and enterprise business leaders to deliver data science technologies for our internal and external customers. A key focus will be developing and integrating automated intelligence within our decision science systems to optimize and manage our complex transportation network and customers supply chains. Strong focus on collaboratively delivering strategically focused, integrated, effective and holistic solutions to support the achievement of the enterprise operating goals, objectives and plans.
Schneider has a well-deserved reputation for developing and implementing cutting-edge technological advancements and has been commended as a leader in innovation. As such, our current CIO was presented the 2018 CIO Innovation Award for the development and implementation of telematics company assets, Internet-of-Things devices and app development.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Development of Decision Science strategic plans that support the achievement of the Enterprise and TECH goals and objectives
Provide project leadership and technical direction to the development of dynamic data driven decision models, services and capabilities that support the achievement of line of business and enterprise goals and objectives
Drive Enterprise strategy around Data Science, and Optimization and AI with an emphasis on applying automated decisions to transportation network and supply chain management
Develop process to provide ongoing support, tuning and model improvements to achieve optimal automated decision making in a dynamic and changing business environment
Research advances in Data Science, Optimization and AI and apply applicable advancements to the existing and future dynamic data driven decision models, architecture and systems in a pragmatic manner
Provide hands-on leadership to ensure the development and implementation of effective human capital programs and efforts that ensure the selection, development and retention of associates necessary to achieve business results
Promote Schneider's technical brand through external organizations
Be a Catalyst, Multiplier, and Steward
BY CHOOSING A CAREER WITH SCHNEIDER, WE IMPROVE YOUR LIFE BY OFFERING:
Annual profit sharing bonuses available
Strong work/life balance that includes paid holidays and generous personal time off
Medical, dental and vision insurance plus company-paid life insurance
401(k) savings plan with company match plus a company-paid retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement and free financial service assistance
Health Care Spending Account
On-site services at some facilities including cafeteria, gym and fitness classes, walking/jogging trail, ATM, personal mail services, company store and much more
Resilient, values-based culture that drives safety, integrity in every action, respect and excellence in all we do
Individual development opportunities through company-paid training, active leadership involvement and more than 170 online personal development courses
OUR PREFERRED CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Data Science or Statistics. PhD or Master's degree with an emphasis in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Data Science or Statistics is preferred.
Minimum of 7-10 years of strategic leadership experience, including a minimum of four years of management experience of Data Science and Operations Research professionals with record of progressively greater responsibility; or the equivalent. Experience in a corporate or enterprise level role preferred.
Deep technical expertise and management experience in Data Science and Operations Research
Experience working with technical teams within the Agile framework
Experience with working in Agile cross-functional/multi-disciplinary team
Deep technical knowledge and aptitude to understand and translate complex technology concepts to industry solution is essential.
Prior experience in transportation or logistics is highly desirable
Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Our legacy started in 1935 with one man, one truck and one dream. Since then, we've grown and evolved to become a $5 billion company (annual revenue in 2018) with one of the broadest portfolios of services in the industry delivering superior customer experiences.
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We treat our customers, associates, shareholders and suppliers with honesty, dignity and respect
We are a desirable employer due to our commitment to achieving mutually beneficial, lasting relationships
We are a responsible member of the community
Safety-first and always
Integrity in every action
Respect for all
Excellence in all that we do
We are an equal opportunity employer