Project Engineer

Job Description

Company: FedEx Express EU
Job Requisition Number: RC233228
Taurusavenue 111
Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Time Type: Full Time
Scheduled weekly Hours: 40
Worker Type: Regular
Posting Date: 11-February-2020
Closing Date: 30-April-2020
Job Family: FXE-EU: Project Engineer

Position Summary:

Job Purpose
As Project Engineer, you will be working for the Service Standards & Solutions team, which is part of the European Central Planning & Engineering function. Within this group the role is aimed specifically within the Business Analytics team. Main focus will be on finding solutions to solve complex analytical / computational problems the Engineering teams are facing and on accelerating the adoption of data driven insights for a faster and more effective decision making process across the function.

In this role, you will proactively build and deepen internal relationships. You have a convincing vision on data analytics and strong business acumen and you are able to effectively communicate across the organization and influence cross-functional teams, senior managers and directors in order to achieve optimal results for the business.

Your work will be diverse, on a strategic, analytical and technical level. From data preparation in SQL and conducting analyses in R or Python, to building presentations and convincing your stakeholders with your advice.

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 adoption and the impact of the solutions deployed by the department. 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.

Identify new kinds, types and sources of data to drive business innovation throughout the organization. In partnership with other Data teams, define processes for the effective, integrated introduction of new data.

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

  • at least 5 years of experience in Data and Advanced Analytics;
  • in-depth understanding of predictive modelling and machine learning applications;
  • experience in programming algorithms and data visualization techniques;
  • familiar with commonly used Big Data technology stack such as Hadoop Data Platform and Spark, to name a few;
  • experience integrating complex, cross-corporate processes and information strategies, and/or designing strategic metrics and scorecards;
  • in depth understanding of the structure & inter-dependencies of a complex and large organization;
  • excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to explain analytical concepts to business leaders, as well as business concepts to technologists;
  • ability to sell ideas and process internally at all levels;
  • able to work effectively with different cultures & nationalities;
  • excellent influencing & persuasion skills;
  • able to summarize complex information into actionable insights;
  • creative thinker with the ability to recognize improvement opportunities;
  • ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deliver to firm deadlines;

Planning & Organizing Skills;Analytical Skills;Influencing & Persuasion Skills;Project Management Skills;Presentation Skills,

FedEx was built on a philosophy that puts people first, one we take seriously. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce in which we provide growth opportunities for all

Our Company

FedEx Express is one of the world's largest express transportation companies and has consistently been selected as one of the top 10 World’s Most Admired Companies by "Fortune" magazine. Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions, serving more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx team members, who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.

Our Philosophy

The People-Service-Profit philosophy (P-S-P) describes the principles that govern every FedEx decision, policy or activity. FedEx takes care of our people; they, in turn, deliver the impeccable service demanded by our customers, who reward us with the profitability necessary to secure our future. The essential element in making the People-Service-Profit philosophy such a positive force for the company is where we close the circle, and return these profits back into the business, and invest back in our people. Our success in the industry is attributed to our people. Through our P-S-P philosophy, we have a work environment that encourages team members to be innovative in delivering the highest possible quality of service to our customers. We care for their well-being, and value their contributions to the company.

Our Culture

Our culture is important for many reasons, and we intentionally bring it to life through our behaviors, actions and activities in every part of the world. The FedEx culture and values have been a cornerstone of our success and growth since we began in the early 1970’s. While other companies can copy our systems, infrastructure and processes, our culture makes us unique and is often a differentiating factor as we compete and grow in today’s global marketplace.