General Motors Advanced Analytics Researcher – Operational Excellence - ADM0002702 in Warren, Michigan

At the new General Motors, we are passionate about designing, building and selling the world’s best vehicles. This vision unites us as a team each and every day and is the hallmark of our customer-driven culture.

Making the world’s best vehicles can only happen with the world’s greatest employees. GM is in the process of reinventing our industry with innovative products like the Chevy Volt and OnStar. Our 202,000 employees work in 158 facilities touching six continents, they speak more than 50 languages and touch 23 time zones. From designing and engineering state-of-the-art plants and developing new vehicles and technologies to creating new marketing programs, our team members are valued for their unique contributions. We are seeking individuals who are looking to make a difference in one of the world’s most iconic companies.

Advanced Analytics Researcher, Operational Excellence

The Operational Excellence and the Operations Research of Research & Development organizations are looking for highly motivated, collaborative individuals to join our growing teams. This is a joint position across both organizations. Our mission is to identify and analyze opportunities to improve GM’s profitability, increase operational efficiency and provide customer insights.

This position requires creative problem solving, cross-functional communication, team work, and technical, documentation and presentation skills. Candidates should demonstrate an exceptional ability to quickly adapt to ambiguous business objectives, while clearly communicating the value of business analytics to a non-technical audience.

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·Master’s degree in a technical discipline, such as operations research,applied mathematics, statistics, decision science, econometrics, engineering, machinelearning, marketing, finance, operations management, and computer science.

·Excellent collaboration skills with project teams, management,customers, and experts

·Excellent oral and written communication skills with a particularstrength in explaining technical concepts to non-technical audiences

·Quickly learns and adapts skills to work on various projects in and withdifferent technical and functional areas

·Ability and willingness to contribute on multiple levels including: datapreparation, algorithm development, documentation, programming, projectmanagement, conducting experiments, and interacting with clients

·Interested in systems-level modeling and analysis of complex problems thatmay be poorly defined and cross functional, and may have uncertainty, multipleobjectives, or decisions involving trade-offs.

·Self-starter and able to work independently on projects with minimalguidance.

We seek candidates with experience with system and data analysis toolsand data structure including spreadsheets (Excel), programming (e.g., C++,Java, VB), and data (e.g., Access, Oracle, data/text mining, SQL and SQLServers) and experience with influence diagrams and value stream mapping.