E5630:Industrial Engineer-Snr

Functieomschrijving

Bedrijf: FedEx Express EU
Opdrachtaanvraag Nummer: RC229753
locaties:
Taurusavenue 111
Hoofddorp, Nederland

Geplande wekelijkse uren: 40
Werknemer Type: Regular
Boekingsdatum: 01-February-2020
Sluitingsdatum: 30-April-2020
Job Family: FXE-EU: Industrial Engineer


Positie samenvatting:

Job Purpose:
As a (Senior) Industrial Engineer, you will be working for the Process Standards & Solutions team, which is part of the European Central Planning & Engineering department. Within this team this role is aimed specifically within the data analytics team. Main focus will be on bringing both FedEx and TNT insights to various stakeholders, next to supporting project team consuming these insights and enabling a faster and more effective management decision making process.

In this role you will be responsible for tasks around data understanding and business enablement. This reaches from data integration, data mining, predictive and prescriptive analysis to working with and influencing cross-functional teams of senior managers & professionals in order to achieve optimal results for the business.

Key accountabilities:
Recognizes the current absence of or future need for meaningful management information relating to business critical and/or divisional operational areas. Initiates the development of appropriate performance measurement, identifying the need for & utilizing new reporting tools as required.
Acts as a subject matter expert to all levels of management, including executive management, in operations and P & E on key projects / problems & operations scenarios. Provides practicable advice & supporting facts to persuade the audience to do what is best overall for the business. Facilitates the corrective action needed through use of networks, knowledge of key systems & processes and data insights.
Support the designing, developing and implementing of new ways to measure the combined (productivity) performance for integrated stations. Take ownership of the findings, highlight insights to business owners and work with them towards taking action; follow-up if agreed actions are not pursued.

Ensures accurate gap analysis & meaningful recommendations that improve business critical areas of the operation. Oversees the implementation of the recommendations including the provision of advice to senior management and support to local engineers.
Develops new or innovative solutions to diverse operation’s related problems by utilizing creative problem solving techniques and by leading & facilitating group problem solving initiatives. Identifies opportunities to improve operation’s planning processes and translates ideas into workable solutions for the business.
Utilizes all available sources to keep abreast of new / changing technologies & methodologies in the market place related to own area of responsibility and remain current with potential changes in the business that could potentially impact Planning & Engineering. Actively shares learning with relevant peers.

Skills and Competences:

  • degree or professional qualification in industrial engineering or quantitative discipline;
  • strong written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • in depth experience of utilizing analytical concepts & tools;
  • proficient programming skills in VBA, SQL, Python/R;
  • familiar with statistical analysis techniques and principles;
  • knowledge in data mining using modern analytical packages (i.e Spotfire, Alteryx, etc.);
  • able to link and mash up distinctive data sets to discover new insights;
  • in depth understanding of the structure & inter-dependencies of a complex and large organisation;      
  • able to work effectively with different cultures & nationalities;
  • experience of presenting complex findings to senior management;
  • excellent influencing & persuasion skills;
  • able to summarize complex information into actionable insights;
  • financially astute with a good understanding of key financial principles & terminology;
  • good understanding of FedEx systems and processes;
  • creative thinker with the ability to recognize improvement opportunities ;
ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deliver to firm deadlines;

Job Purpose:
As a (Senior) Industrial Engineer, you will be working for the Process Standards & Solutions team, which is part of the European Central Planning & Engineering department. Within this team this role is aimed specifically within the data analytics team. Main focus will be on bringing both FedEx and TNT insights to various stakeholders, next to supporting project team consuming these insights and enabling a faster and more effective decision making process across the organization.

In this role you will be responsible for tasks around data understanding and business enablement. This reaches from data integration, data mining, predictive and prescriptive analysis to working with and influencing cross-functional teams of senior managers & professionals in order to achieve optimal results for the business.

Key accountabilities:
Responsible of exploring exciting data science use cases and bringing them all the way to industrialized products.
Recognizes the current absence of or future need for meaningful management information relating to business critical and/or divisional operational areas. Initiates the development of appropriate performance measurement, identifying the need for & utilizing new reporting tools as required.
Acts as a subject matter expert to all levels of management, including executive management, in operations and P & E on key projects / problems & operations scenarios. Provides practicable advice & supporting facts to persuade the audience to do what is best overall for the business. Facilitates the corrective action needed through use of networks, knowledge of key systems & processes and data insights.
Support the designing, developing and implementing of new ways to measure the combined (productivity) performance for integrated stations. Take ownership of the findings, highlight insights to business owners and work with them towards taking action; follow-up if agreed actions are not pursued.
Ensures accurate gap analysis & meaningful recommendations that improve business critical areas of the operation. Oversees the implementation of the recommendations including the provision of advice to senior management and support to local engineers.
Develops new or innovative solutions to diverse operation’s related problems by utilizing creative problem solving techniques and by leading & facilitating group problem solving initiatives. Identifies opportunities to improve operation’s planning processes and translates ideas into workable solutions for the business.
Utilizes all available sources to keep abreast of new / changing technologies & methodologies in the market place related to own area of responsibility and remain current with potential changes in the business that could potentially impact Planning & Engineering. Actively shares learning with relevant peers.

Skills and Competences:

  • have an MSc or a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or a related field;
  • experienced with commonly used Big Data technology stack such as Hadoop Data Platform and Spark, to name a few;
  • comfortable processing data of various sources and building solid data pipelines;
  • proficient programming skills in SQL, Python/R;
  • familiar with statistical analysis techniques and principles;
  • knowledge in data mining using modern analytical packages (i.e Spotfire, Alteryx, etc.);
  • able to link and mash up distinctive data sets to discover new insights;
  • in depth understanding of the structure & inter-dependencies of a complex and large organisation; 
  • able to work effectively with different cultures & nationalities;
  • experience of presenting complex findings to senior management;
  • excellent influencing & persuasion skills;
  • able to summarize complex information into actionable insights;
  • financially astute with a good understanding of key financial principles & terminology;
  • creative thinker with the ability to recognize improvement opportunities;
  • ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deliver to firm deadlines;
  • strong written and verbal communication skills in English;


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Ons bedrijf

FedEx Express is een van 's werelds grootste express transportbedrijven en werd herhaaldelijk door het tijdschrift ‘Fortune’ geselecteerd als een van de 10 meest bewonderde bedrijven ter wereld. FedEx levert zijn klanten dagelijks transport- en bedrijfsoplossingen in meer dan 220 landen en gebieden over de hele wereld. We kunnen dit wereldwijde netwerk bedienen dankzij ons uitstekende team van FedEx-teamleden, die de taak hebben om elke FedEx-ervaring gedenkwaardig te maken.


Onze filosofie

De People-Service-Profit-filosofie (PSP) beschrijft de principes die van toepassing zijn op elke beslissing, elk beleid of elke activiteit van FedEx. FedEx draagt zorg voor onze mensen; zij leveren op hun beurt de onberispelijke service die onze klanten verwachten, die ons dan weer voorzien van de nodige financiële middelen om onze toekomst veilig te stellen. We benutten de People-Service-Profit-filosofie als een positieve factor voor het bedrijf door de cirkel te sluiten en onze winsten terug te geven aan het bedrijf en te investeren in onze mensen.

We hebben ons succes in de branche te danken aan onze mensen. Onze PSP-filosofie creëert een werkomgeving waarin teamleden worden aangemoedigd om innovatief te zijn bij het leveren van de best mogelijke dienstverlening aan onze klanten. Wij zorgen voor hun welzijn en waarderen hun bijdragen aan het bedrijf.


Onze cultuur

We hebben ons succes in de branche te danken aan onze mensen. Onze PSP-filosofie creëert een werkomgeving waarin teamleden worden aangemoedigd om innovatief te zijn bij het leveren van de best mogelijke dienstverlening aan onze klanten. Wij zorgen voor hun welzijn en waarderen hun bijdragen aan het bedrijf.