Operations Research Analyst Job Description

Operations Research Analysts focus on the development of mathematical models, techniques and algorithms to solve business problems.

An operations research analyst will use a variety of mathematical techniques to solve business problems.

They most often focus on the challenges of supply chain management and supply chain design.

Operations research analysts also work on supply chain optimization, which considers factors such as inventory, capacity, and capacity utilization.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Operations Research Analyst to join our team. The Operations Research Analyst will be responsible for analyzing data and developing models to support decision making in a variety of areas including but not limited to: transportation, inventory, supply chain, and manufacturing. The position will work closely with other analysts and decision makers to understand business problems and develop solutions that improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Operations Research Analyst Duties:

  • Research and formulate solutions to business problems by applying mathematical, statistical, and quantitative methods
  • Identify, collect, and analyze data in order to develop predictive models
  • Verify results using statistical methods
  • Communicate findings to decision makers
  • Submit reports, data, and reports
  • Develop and implement testing plans to evaluate effectiveness of solutions
  • Creates new business models and processes
  • Exploration of new technologies and developments
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Operations Research Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial analysis, risk assessment, and financial modeling
  • Work closely with legal, safety, and accounting staff to develop emerging risk exposure
  • Perform due diligence and data analysis for mergers and acquisitions
  • Conduct financial and operational analysis for assessing market-entry opportunities
  • Develop and document financial modeling for new product launches and acquisitions

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in Operations Research, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or similar field
  • 5+ years of experience in operations research and analysis
  • Analytical, technical, and conceptual skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly believe in building a diverse and inclusive team, and encourage applications from all people regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or age. We are also committed to supporting veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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