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Chewy Head of Replenishment Data Science in Bellevue, Washington

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is growing at a rapid pace. Our approach of thinking about our customers first and ability to move fast has created an opportunity to rethink and redesign our supply chain optimization frameworks from ground up. If the opportunity to create a best in class supply chain network, make a large business impact, and deliver large scale savings intrigue you, we will want to talk to you.

Chewy's Supply Chain Research and Planning Team is seeking Head of Data Science to lead the growing Supply Chain Replenishment Science team in Seattle, WA. Combining a background in Supply Chain with a deep understanding of data science, you will lead the science team to optimize our buying decisions. This includes defining the optimization function, identifying the right inputs to optimize our procurement strategies, and developing the various input models from ground up. Chewy’s Supply Chain team operates in a fast-paced environment where every day brings new challenges and new opportunities. You and your team will be responsible for designing and implementing solutions and technologies which will handle the growing business needs and play a key role in redefining what it means to be a world-class Operations Research organization.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work collaboratively with Engineering and Product teams to deliver technologies that improve products availability and reduce overall supply chain costs.

  • Lead the development of advanced supply chain optimization and prediction models at scale in a cloud environment, including performance assessments and model decisions

  • Understand customer, operations, and business problems and needs and develop scalable science based solutions

  • Hire, develop, and mentor a team of data scienctists and other analytical team members

  • Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels across different functional teams

What You’ll Need:

  • An advanced degree (M.S., PhD, or equivalent experience) in Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or related field or 8+ years’ experience designing optimization and machine learning solutions for large scale applications

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in developing and deploying at de

  • SQL, R or Python mastery

  • Ability to translate complex data sets and research into simple business recommendations

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize competing requirements

  • Experience leading, mentoring, and growing team of scientists

  • Position may require travel

Bonus (if applicable):

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • Ability to effectively operate both independently and as part of a team

  • E-com, Retail or startup experience is a plus

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.

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