J.B. Hunt Transport Data Scientist in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00234154 Data Scientist (Open)

Job Title:

Data Scientist

Department:

IT

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Arkansas

City:

Lowell

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

J.B. Hunt Transport is seeking a data analytics leader to develop innovative information insights to better serve both existing and prospective customers while creating new, data-driven supply chain services to help J.B. Hunt grow as both a leading supply chain service and technology solution provider. By bringing data analytics solutions to supply chain problems, you will help envision and create the future growth and success of the organization. We seek people who are passionate about using data to drive innovation and change. You will be engaged with business analysts, product managers, engineers and business leaders to design and deploy models and algorithms to effectively deliver actionable results in the areas of customer analytics, price optimization, asset utilization, operational excellence, and solution innovation where analytics, not assets, is the service.

Supply chains are becoming increasingly connected. Data is everywhere. Supply chains compete on effectiveness. Done well, analytics are a powerful source of supply chain competitive advantage. Come help J.B. Hunt use data and technology to provide unparalleled analytics-driven supply chain solutions

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop relationships with business partners to enhance understanding of business issues and create value for the organization.

  • Identify and prioritize enterprise data analytics opportunities.

  • Lead data mining and analytics projects with high potential return.

  • Invent and quickly iterate novel solutions to challenging data-related problems.

  • Interpret the results of analyses to drive insight.

  • Develop scalable and efficient methods for large scale data analyses and model development and deployment.

  • Collaborate with developers, program managers, and product managers in an open, creative environment.

  • Incorporate a continuous improvement model enhancement practice in all analytics applications.

  • Lead the development of innovative and next generation supply chain insight analytics services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced Degree (Ph.D. preferred) with a focus on Analytics, Statistical Sciences, Operations Research, Economics, Finance or a related Business quantitative discipline

  • 5+ years of real world analytical solution building experience

  • Data mining technical knowledge and skills including: decision trees, multivariate analysis, segmentation modeling, factor analysis, regression analysis, forecasting, and machine learning

  • Expertise in R, SAS Enterprise Miner, or IBM SPSS Modeler or other analytical software

  • Intellectual curiosity and commitment to teaching data analytics concepts to others

  • Experience in leading and developing data science teams a plus

Qualifications:

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.