EMPLEO | Oferta de trabajo Operations Research Analyst position at Paack - Barcelona

Operations Research Analyst position at Paack (Barcelona)

About Paack:
Paack is an avant-garde technology start-up in the logistics sector. It was founded in 2015, and since then, the company has experienced strong global growth and it currently operates in 70 cities across different countries such as Spain, the UK, France, and Portugal. Our success is backed by renowned European investors. We believe the future of e-commerce deliveries is a customer-controlled system that schedules the distribution according to clients’ preferences. Additionally, our approach blends the last mile delivery experience with an environmental-friendly service. In accordance with our corporate values: We Care, We Thrive, We Innovate, Paack is looking for inspiring people, people who love to grow exceeding expectations, and challenge the status quo.

Our team is multicultural, multilingual, highly qualified, entrepreneurial and, inherently, we like to work hard. We enjoy all the challenges of scaling a global technology and logistics business, and we face them with ambition. At Paack we look for passionate and committed people who own their individual projects and see them through, inspire and support others as part of a team, whilst constantly looking to improve through their own ideas and initiative to help the business achieve its key objectives.

About the job:
As a key member of the newly formed Operations Research unit you will solve our hardest operational challenges with data. Cooperating with Operations, Engineering and Data you will drive operations excellence to support our fast-paced growth. Key tasks and Accountabilities:

* Identify potential for optimisation along Paack’s operations, from collection of parcels at warehouses of our customers, to sorting and distribution, all the way to last mile delivery.
* Translate business objectives into data, and develop analytics solutions and action plans.
* Manage and adapt action plans in response to unforeseen situations, priorities, and new data realities.
* Collect business requirements from stakeholders and deliver easy to understand analyses to support decision-making
* Communicate effectively with multiple teams to find synergies and establish collaboration schemes
* Forecast customer demand to improve planning, to save labor and transportation costs, and to increase productivity and overall customer service quality.
* Examine quantitative and qualitative information and deploy analytical methods to find practical solutions to business problems.
* Solve optimisation problems in collaborations with Senior Researchers: routing and scheduling of trucks across the distribution network, topology decisions for network expansion, optimal allocation of volumes to last-mile carriers, dynamic rerouting, etc.

What are we looking for?

* 2+ years of industry experience solving optimisation problems, forecasting demand, simulations and operations planning in logistics or transportation.
* Degree in Operations Research, Mathematics, Data Science or similar.
* Proficiency in Python, as well as SQL, data exploration and optimisation solvers like Gurobi, Cplex or open source equivalents. Knowledge of Google Cloud, Big Query and Looker is a plus.
* Experience in handling large data sets and proven track record of robust data analysis.
* Comfortable facilitating ideation and working from concept through to execution.
* Self-motivated; ability to handle multiple responsibilities under limited supervision.
* Excellent communication and story-telling skills (visual, verbal and written), ability to conduct cross-department projects and thrive in a fast-paced environment

* Strong English skills. Spanish, French or German is a plus

Why Paack?
In order to lead the revolution in online retail delivery solutions, we need enthusiastic, energetic and committed people. People, who bring strong expertise in their professional area and are passionate about urban logistics, technology and expansion. If you commit to bringing all the above, we will commit to providing:

* A fast-paced and rapidly growing start-up environment with many exciting leadership opportunities
* A great international project, which is revolutionising last-mile delivery in major cities (London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, etc.)
* Competitive remuneration and benefits package
* A collaborative and flexible work environment
* To be part of a unique Team, both human and professional
* Flexible working (fully remote possible) in a great new office in the city centre within a young and very dynamic atmosphere
* Next steps If you believe you have the capabilities to thrive in this role, then please submit your CV and any accompanying materials by completing the application

How to apply:
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Helena Ramalhinho Lourenço, Ph.D.
Full Professor
Delegate for Knowledge Transfer in Social Sciences and Humanities
Department of Economics and Business
Business Analytics Research Group
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona