Data Scientist – Simulation and Optimisation - Supply Chain Operational Researcher
Location - Milton Keynes
Reporting to - Lead data scientist
In a nutshell, you will be working to optimise and build accurate simulation for the business by applying best in practice analytical techniques to build simulations that optimise our supply chain. You will work with IT analytical specialists to deliver and improve the best measuring tool for testing machine learning algorithms.
What will you be doing
Apply data analysis techniques to create simulations to guide the performance of our systems and to test machine learning algorithms.
Work with IT analytical specialists to create optimisation models for supply
Promote data and be a data advocate
What you need to know
Experienced in building simulations not only from scratch but also using available software
Practical experience in retail is a plus
Computer skills: any programming language is fine; preferably python
What you need to show
Passion for data
Good presentation skills
Good understanding of data and how it links to simulation models and optimisation algorithms
Work quickly and accurately under pressure
Eager to learn, develop and progress
Argos is a digital retail leader. Our goal is to provide customers with a state-of-the-art experience to suit the digital age, no matter what channel they use. To achieve this, we’re transforming every area of the business, from new concept stores and new technologies to innovative and compelling product ranges. This is the perfect time to join us in thinking big, acting boldly - and exploring the full potential of our brand.