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DATE ADDED: Tue 02/10/2018

Analytics Optimization Consultant

Houston, USA
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COMPANY: ORTEC INTERNATIONAL US

Job Description

Organization: ORTEC International USA, Inc.
Position: Analytics & Optimization Consultant

Location: Houston, TX
Salary: Salary + Bonus (DOE)
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Vacation, Sick
Travel: Up to 25%

 

POSITION SUMMARY
ORTEC is looking to hire an Analytics & Optimization Consultant for our consulting department in Houston. As an Analytics & Optimization Consultant, you will be responsible for finding creative solutions to challenges faced by some of the most iconic businesses in the world, including Shell, Walmart, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Heineken, and FedEx. These solutions will be found by introducing Operations Research concepts and building applications within a mathematical solving software, such as AIMMS, GAMS, etc. You will engage with clients to fully understand their business constraints and process flows to make sure the solution that is provided to them will be implemented into their business successfully.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Development of dashboards, calculations and reports which may require programming in C#, AIMMS, Spotfire, SQL, and/or VBA.

  • Providing QA and testing support during the development of custom applications.

  • Translating business challenges into mathematical optimization problems (Requirement and Scope definition).

  • Documentation of the mathematical modeling applications that are developed.

  • Regular progress meetings with customers (multiple times a week) face to face or via online meeting software. This may include working on-site.

  • Data management in SQL, Oracle and/or Access.

  • Assist in performing supply chain studies for external companies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Master’s or PhD Degree in Operations Research, Business Analytics, Applied Mathematics or equivalent required, post-graduate degree or equivalent experience preferred.


    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Highly focused and results oriented, able to identify goals, set priorities and resolve issues at an early stage.

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Optimization, Business Analytics and Big Data Software (e.g. AIMMS, Spotfire, R, Tableau, Hadoop).

  • Technical mathematical modelling skills.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Must have the ability to prioritize and complete multiple jobs simultaneously.

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to work well independently and as part of team.

     

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience in AIMMS.

  • Experience in a similar role that is both client facing and customer focused.

  • Knowledge of Oil and Gas industry.

  • Knowledge of machine learning techniques and big data.

  • Experience with MS Excel, MS Access, XML, SQL and other data sources.

  • Customer focused professional demeanor and presentation skills.

  • Team player with strong communication skills.

  • Entrepreneur, self-starter, hands on mentality.

  • Organized and detail-oriented.

 

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.


Work Environment

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • The setting is an open concept.

Company Description
ORTEC is one of the world’s leaders in optimization software and analytics solutions. We make your business more efficient, more predictable and more effective. Turning complex challenges into easy-to-use solutions.

We are responsible for finding creative solutions to challenges faced by some of the most iconic businesses in the world, including Shell, Walmart, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Heineken, and FedEx. These solutions will be found by introducing Operations Research concepts and building applications within a mathematical solving software, such as AIMMS, GAMS, etc.


Role: Analytics Optimization Consultant
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Location: Houston,

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