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Statistician 44868 (AC7) in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 44868

Statistician Position Description:

  • We are looking for a motivated and talented Statistician to work on supply chain analytics problems. 
  • This is a dynamic and challenging opportunity to apply the latest tools and methods in Big Data and Data Science to a variety of business issues. 
  • In this role, you will collaborate with business partners in product development, purchasing, warranty, material planning and logistics, and other activities to define problems, identify data, establish predictive and prescriptive models, and deliver practical solutions. 
  • You will have the opportunity to work with some of the brightest global subject matter experts that are transforming the automobile industry. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Support the development and delivery of analytic models using skills such as data acquisition and management, statistical analysis, machine learning, algorithm design, and model development & refinement 
  • Acquire deep understanding of the business problems and translate them into appropriate mathematical representations 
  • Encode mathematical abstractions into prototype computer programs or models 
  • Ensure overall quality of the data & solutions throughout the analytic development process 
  • Interpret results and communicate them to technical and non-technical audiences, cross-functional teams and executive leadership

Skills Required:

  • Proficiency in statistical analysis 
  • Proficiency in analytic languages and frameworks such as Python or R. 
  • Working knowledge of SQL and database query and management tools

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience applying statistical analysis, machine learning, operations research, mathematics to supply chain or manufacturing problems 
  • Experience with Big Data tools (Hadoop, etc) 
  • Comfortable working in an environment where problems are not always well-defined Inquisitive, proactive, and interested in learning new tools and techniques 
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Well-organized, independent and ready to work with minimal supervision 
  • Have a desire to excel and work with talented people

Experience Required:

  • Those with Master’s degree: 6+ months post-graduation job (other than internship) experience is REQUIRED (waved for PhDs).

Experience Preferred:

  • Automotive industry experience and knowledge is a big plus 
  • Any professional industry experience outside of Academia 
  • Project management experience and strong leadership skills such as business acumen and strategic vision a big plus

Education Required:

  • Graduate degree in Statistics

Education Preferred:

  • PhD in Statistics


Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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