Lead Supply Chain Data Scientist (REMOTE)

  • Full-time

Company Description

Job Description 

 Our Global Data & Analytics (D&A) team is the hub of harvesting and analyzing data to drive strategic business decisions for our brands. By collaborating with partners across a broad variety of business functions, associates on our D&A team provide recommendations that allow our teams to push boundaries and stay at the forefront of retail trends.

The Lead Supply Chain Data Scientist will sit on the data science team within D&A, serving as the subject matter expert for all data science initiatives within the supply chain functional area, including network optimization, transportation & fulfillment optimization, DC logistics, visibility & transparency, etc.

What Will You Be Doing? 

  • Develop and implement data science solutions to optimize supply chain operations, including but not limited to, transportation, logistics, network optimization, visibility and transparency, etc.
  • Mentor junior data scientists or data science interns to develop models, algorithms, and visualizations to improve supply chain processes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor and measure the performance of supply chain data science products.
  • Work with stakeholders to identify areas for process improvement; develop and implement solutions that align with business objectives.
  • Vet machine learning components with 3rd-party tools in the supply chain space, evaluating their performance and providing recommendations to help drive procurement decisions.
  • Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies to ensure the supply chain organization is leveraging the latest advancements in data science.
  • Communicate complex models and data-driven insights to non-technical stakeholders.

What Do You Need To Bring? 

  • Bachelor's degree required (post-graduate preferred) in disciplines related to data science, data analytics, mathematics or engineering, or other STEM fields.
  • 5-7 years of experience in data science, with a focus on supply chain operations and management; retail environment a plus
  • Strong understanding of various data science models and their applications to the business (regression, clustering, classification, optimization, recommendation, NLP, etc.); understanding of demand forecasting & inventory optimization models a plus
  • Experience in building and implementing data science products in cloud environments (Azure, Snowflake, Databricks, etc.)
  • Highly proficient in data processing and modeling languages, such as SQL, Python or R
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively to develop innovative solutions to complex supply chain problems.
  • Basic understanding of data engineering concepts
  • Ability to simplify complexed technical topics and distill down for a business audience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience operating in an agile environment

Our Company 

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) is a global retailer of five iconic, omnichannel lifestyle brands catering to the kid through millennial customer: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. At A&F Co., we’re here for our associates, customers and communities on the journey to being and becoming who they are – and because no journey is the same, we strive to create an inclusive culture, where everyone is free to share ideas.  

Our Values 

We lead with purpose and always put our people first, which is evidenced by our Great Place to Work™ Certification, as well as being a 2021 recipient of Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Retail, and named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign for 16 consecutive years. We’re proud to offer equitable compensation and benefits, including flexibility and competitive Paid Time Off, as well as education and engagement events, including various Associate Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities and additional time off to give back to our global communities.

What You'll Get

As an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) associate, you’ll be eligible to participate in a variety of benefit programs designed to fit you and your lifestyle. A&F is committed to providing simple, competitive, and comprehensive benefits that align with our Company’s culture and values, but most importantly – with you! We also provide competitive incentives to reward the commitment our associates have for moving our global business forward:  

  • Incentive Bonus Program  
  • Paid Time Off and Work From Anywhere Flexibility    
  • Paid Volunteer Day per Year, allowing you to give back to your community 
  • Merchandise Discount 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Available 
  • Life and Disability Insurance 
  • Associate Assistance Program 
  • Paid Parental and Adoption Leave 
  • Access to Carrot to support your unique parenthood journey 
  • Access to Headspace dedicated to creating healthier, happier lives from the inside out 
  • 401(K) Savings Plan with Company Match 
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement, we believe in promoting from within 
  • A Global Team of People Who'll Celebrate you for Being YOU 

    Additional Information


    Notice (For Colorado, New York, California and Washington): The recruiting pay range for this position is $115,000 - $145,000. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, your years of experience, your work location, comparison to other employees in similar or related roles, or market demands. The range may be modified in the future.

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