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Data Scientist Job
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Job Id: 183806
Company: NAPA
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Nearest Major Market: Atlanta, GA, US

Job Description

Maintains the accuracy of forecasting calculations for product inventories and seeks out datasets that will continue to allow improvement in this process. Collaborates with technology development and project teams to refine, adapt, and apply data models and results to business issues.

    • Works with technology development team to validate statistical models.
    • Provides insight into usefulness of new datasets.
    • Offers proof of the accuracy of existing calculations.
    • Develops and enhances all processes and algorithms related to forecasting and estimation.
    • Works to further understand the business process and goals of the Classification department.
    • Keeps up to date with advancements in the field of data science.
    • Works with project teams to model inventory potentially using machine learning and third-party modeling tools.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or Sciences, or equivalent experience, required. Masters highly preferred.
    • 2+ years direct work experience providing mathematic modeling, statistical analysis, and ability to synthesize results with business needs.
    • Background in machine learning and data mining techniques.
    • Experience with Mahout a plus.
    • Solid understanding of SQL coding, relational database structures and query technique.
    • Strong abilities in data exploration, data manipulation, and data visualization.
    • Automotive enthusiasm a plus.
    • Work is performed in a typical office environment.

    Closing Statement

    In the 1920's, America fell in love with the automobile. More and more vehicles began traveling the roads, creating a need for an auto parts distribution system that could keep pace with the demand to keep our automobiles running. In 1925, NAPA was founded to meet those needs. Since then, we've sped our way to become a powerhouse in the auto parts industry. Fueled by the popularity of the automobile, our name can now be seen on over 5,800 stores, 58 distribution centers, and 13,000 NAPA AutoCare facilities across the country, and we're not stopping there.

    Our 80 years of experience has made us an industry leader, but don't let our age lead you to believe we can't keep up with the changing times. We're not your grandfather's NAPA. As our vehicles become more advanced, we've adapted our business in ways that allow us to stay ahead of the curve. We're constantly updating our inventory of over 500,000 parts, opening new stores, reaching out to customers in new ways, and most importantly, we're hiring new talent to join our ranks.

    It's an exciting time to join our team and we need people like you to help us accelerate our business into the future. Our growth depends on the dedication and enthusiasm of our employees. At NAPA, we want to continue to expand our presence, but at the heart of our business we just love automobiles. That's probably one of the reasons you're visiting this page. You share our passion to help customers, both retail and wholesale, keep their vehicles running. At NAPA, you'll be part a team that's building on an 80-year legacy of NAPA KNOW HOW, backed by the best employees in the world.
    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
EmployeeType: Full-Time
Industry Type: Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Location: Atlanta, GA (map it!Map it!)
Experience: Not Specified
Manage Others: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Ref ID: 183806
About NAPA
NAPA was founded in 1925 to meet America's growing need for an all-encompassing auto parts distribution system. Since then, NAPA has become the industry leader by combining steady growth with consistent expertise from quality people.

More than anything, it is the last part of that equation – our people – that has propelled us to the top of the industry. NAPA's manpower is unrivaled, with 5800 stores, 58 Distribution Centers, 13,000 affiliated NAPA AutoCare repair facilities, 320,000 parts in inventory, and thousands of ASE-Certified Parts Professionals. All of our employees are well trained to possess both auto parts knowledge and superior service skill. By joining NAPA, you will become part of the team that more people depend on to keep their rides, and their lives, running smoothly.

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