2019 PhD Summer Intern - Supply Chain Analytics, S...

2019 PhD Summer Intern - Supply Chain Analytics, Sam's Club

What you'll do at

The position is part of a growing team at Sam’s Club with Walmart eCommerce headquarters in San Bruno that combines strong analytical and optimization background with business domain knowledge.

Minimum Qualifications

• To be eligible you must be a PhD candidate in Industrial Engineering graduating not earlier than December 2019
• Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to understand data and build innovative supply chain models
• Experience with statistical analysis, multi-variant testing strategies and concepts, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis, data mining, financial analysis, economic order quantity modeling, optimization modeling and game theory (statistical modeling tools like SAS, R)
• Understanding of optimization concepts with hands on modeling experience in building prototype optimization/statistical models for improving business operations (e.g., SAS, R)
• Expert in MS-Excel, MS-Access, VBA, Python, and SQL.

Preferred Qualifications

• Understanding of retail and e-commerce industry Experience with network modeling tools (e.g. Llamasoft, CAPS, IBM Logic Net Plus).
• Experience in custom optimization tools such as CPLEX or Gurobi.


About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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