Senior Data Scientist, Global Supply Chain Advanced Analytics

The Product Operations Advanced Analytics Team drives business benefits for Gap Inc. and its brands by applying industrial engineering/management science, statistical analysis and analytics to improve inventory and revenue management.

The team's primary focus is creating analytical methodology for all tools and processes in product operations in Gap Inc. Areas of expertise include: demand planning, inventory replenishment, inventory and supply chain optimization, pricing, flexible inventory and supply chain initiatives.


Provide quantitative research, modeling, analysis and support for identifying business opportunities/issues and form hypotheses

Synthesize findings, prepare presentations and assist in presenting findings to all levels of management

Create revenue, inventory, price optimization models

Provide assistance needed to implement the recommendations

Identify and track the metrics to measure the success of a specific business opportunity

Manage projects or part of larger initiatives, including modeling, analysis, etc




Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Proven ability to develop and apply analytic solutions to solve business problems

Ability to work both at a detail level as well as to summarize findings and extrapolate knowledge to make strong recommendations for change

Experience developing short and long term visions for solutions that have significant business impact

Demonstrated examples of working with business partners to deliver a solution that met objectives

Knowledge of inventory management, merchandising, pricing, supply chain management and optimization principles and concepts

Experience developing and working with inventory optimization, pricing and forecasting approaches for retail software or the retail industry

Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and work independently with minimal supervision

Minimum Educational Level:

PhD in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering or Management Science required

Minimum Experience:

5+ yrs. of professional experience

Hands-on experience with data analysis, statistical, optimization and simulation packages (SQL, MATLAB, SAS etc) is must

Inventory management, pricing experience is highly desirable

Experience working for retailers, consulting to retailers is highly desirable

Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams

Experienced at working with business process owners to understand the process impact

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