Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Massachusetts, USA Req #181
Key Responsibilities: 

Beacon is seeking a Data Scientist to join the organization and serve as a key player in building a clear understanding of the potential benefits that connected data and analytics can bring in supporting the vision and goals of the organization. Gains insight into key business problems by applying statistical analysis techniques to examine structured and unstructured data from multiple disparate sources. Uses current and emerging technologies to evaluate trends and develop actionable insights and recommendations to management, via an increasing understanding of the business model and the information available for analysis.  Role will report directly to the SVP of PMO Operations.

  • Apply end-to-end expertise from data, analytics and insight delivery to stakeholder engagement and support of benefit realization.
  • Manipulate large data sets and use them to identify trends and reach meaningful conclusions to inform strategic business decisions.
  • Partner with leaders in all areas of the business to obtain data/KPI’s and pull data from multiple sources, clean data, and prepare data for analysis.
  • Design data modeling processes to create algorithms and predictive models and perform custom analysis in support of creating a culture of safety.
  • Connect with stakeholders to gain a full understanding of the problems they’re looking to solve and build models to address those areas.
  • Build tools to automate data collection and provide business leaders KPI and dashboards to make key business decisions related to safety.
  • Apply data science approaches to understand and predict behaviors and outcomes.
  • Use machine learning techniques, visualizations, & statistical analysis to gain insight into various data sets – some readily available, and some you create and curate yourself.
  • Mentor and lead team members on best practices and action-oriented analyses.
  • Develop compelling stories that provide insight into the drivers of business performance.
  • Evangelize evidence-based decision making by partnering with key decision makers and driving accessibility of data and insights.

 

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, etc.). Graduate degree a plus
  • 3- 5 years of demonstrated experience in a quantitative analytics or data modeling role delivering modeling solutions in a business context
  • Strong skills in coding, data management, data analysis and data visualization
  • Proven experience with Python, R, SQL, and a data visualization program like Tableau or PowerBI
  • Solid foundation and understanding of relational database principles
  • Lean six sigma green certification or above preferred
  • An understanding of targeted marketing strategies leveraging data science modeling techniques

 

Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Solid oral and written communication skills, especially around analytical concepts, and methods
  • Strong Statistical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong administrative skills, ability to prioritize, delegate, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage time, resolve crises and make decisions
  • Self-starter and able to work in a non-structured organization
  • Strong presentation skills with demonstrated ability to influence at all levels of management through clear, informed, and logical discussions/presentations
  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Evaluate trends in data or information
  • Experience working with remote teams
  • Ability to travel approximately 25%

 

Beacon Mobility and our family of companies believe that each of our employees makes a significant contribution to the success of the organization and our clients. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but an employee’s contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. It is our expectation that each employee will help whenever necessary to ensure the success of the organization’s endeavors.

Beacon Mobility is a trusted partner that provides comprehensive mobility solutions for people of all ages and abilities. Experienced, compassionate, and inspired, we take pride in our ability to create customized, mobility-based solutions that empower people to get where they need to go. We provide those we serve with the opportunities, resources, and support to confidently move ahead. Backed by 30 years of experience, Beacon Mobility is a growing family of companies that share a mission of putting people first. Communities, school districts, special education programs, and regional transit authorities count on our companies to get people where they need to go safely and on time. In 2018, Beacon Mobility was acquired by Audax Group, a leading alternative investment manager founded in 1999 with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. The original acquired companies that make up Beacon Mobility operate in Massachusetts and the company is looking for continued high growth via an aggressive acquisition strategy. This growth will increase our operational footprint into the other areas of the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States. We are currently building a strategic, people focused, leadership team that has experience supporting rapid growth and changes. View more at https://gobeacon.com.

Operations Specialist – PMO

Operations Specialist- PMO

Boston, MA, USA ● Worcester, MA, USA Req #176

The Operations Specialist position will partner with management in an assigned geographical region(s) by providing training, reviewing operational processes and compliance, monitor performance metrics and system efficiencies. The role will be responsible for implementing new technology, process standardization, and drive continuous improvement action plans to improve overall compliance to standard operating procedures and operational efficiency. Cross functional collaboration within corporate will be required to provide optimal support to the field operations.

Beacon Mobility is a growing family of companies that share a mission of putting people first. Communities, school districts, special education programs, and re

gional transit authorities count on our companies to get people where they need to go safely and on time. Beacon Mobility operates in Massachusetts and the company is looking for continued high growth via an aggressive acquisition strategy.

https://gobeacon.com

Position Objectives:

  • Participate as subject matter experts on system enhancements, special ad hoc projects and large implementations of new technology that will impact field operations.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in operational processes to manage scheduled routes through payroll and service to cash process.
  • Support the creation and embedment of standard operating procedures.
  • Support change management at field locations from initiation through sustainment.
  • Create and monitor action plans to improve operational performance metrics and financial results.
  • Establish and ensure continuous improvement of best practices within the area and across the organization.
  • Identify opportunities for improvements and recommend/implement solutions.
  • Support training and knowledge transfer for new business start-ups and acquisitions.
  • Collaborate with various cross functional teams (IT, Finance, Payroll, HR, Legal) to resolve issues and implement solutions.

Role Specific Competencies:

  • Proven analytic and quantitative decision-making skills, including the ability to pull meaningful insights out of large data sets
  • Demonstrate the ability to dive into operating results and propose business solutions that help drive out costs
  • Application of lean six sigma principles, process assessment and continuous improvement
  • Strong communication skills across all mediums – verbal, written, and presentations
  • Broad business knowledge and organizational awareness as well as an understanding of business profitability drivers
  • Ability to multi-task under high pressure situations with a sense of urgency
  • Effective in a team-oriented environment
  • Confidentiality and discretion – demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information in an appropriate manner
  • Demonstrates a high degree of self-motivation, and the ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Intellectually curious with an ability to handle steep learning curves

Preferable Qualifications & Experiences:

  • BS/BA in Business or related field preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma green or black belt certification preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in general business operations or field support
  • Advanced experience using other MS Office tools (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Experience driving operational continuous improvement
  • Travel requirements approximately 30%

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Area Operations Support Manager

Position Title: Area Operations Support Manager

Location: Company-wide; 25% travel required

Reports to: SVP

 

Position Summary:

The Area Operations Support Manager will lead the efforts in establishing operational excellence for several facilities in the Massachusetts area.    Responsible for blending strategic thinking with hands-on experiences, advising on developing and defining operational strategies to help create efficiencies.  This is a newly developed position and will report to the SVP of Operations and will be a critical role in the development and implementation of a process improvement culture.

Currently, we are looking for a Massachusetts resident only.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for evaluating current processes in the field, create policies, procedures, and initiatives to improve operations.
  • Proactively identifying opportunities for improvement within Operations and based on operations team feedback and evolving needs
  • Lead the implementation of SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) for field operations
  • Work cross functionally to identify areas of operational improvements to drive efficiencies and operational excellence.
  • Serves as a resource to operations for operational problem identification, resolution, and continuous improvement implementation.
  • Identify and implement relevant KPIs in operations to monitor efficiency and improvements gained through process improvements.
  • Assist in training operational management on new tools, processed and policies to drive adoption of process improvements.
  • 25% travel required within MA

Essential Skills Requirements:

  • 6 + years of experience in a process improvement or operations support role.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Familiarity with process improvement methodologies (Kaizen, 6S, etc.)
  • Proven results delivering operational efficiency
  • An adaptive, responsive work ethic with the ability to work in a fluid, flexible, and sometimes ambiguous startup environment
  • Ability to empower team members, motivate change, and facilitate problem solving discussions
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and leadership skills required
  • Must be innovative in making changes to the operation as needed to improve the work environment.
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Office, MS Team, and related applications.
  • Excellent communication, including verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse and multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects with firm deadlines
  • Strong data analytics skills.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and projects, and meet deadlines

Softskills Competencies:

  • Strong verbal, written and presentations skills.
  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Time -Management and Organizational skills
  • Adaptability

Work Environment: 

This is primarily a field position.  Beacon is a professional environment involving constant interaction with drivers, monitors, transportation coordinators, management, and other employees. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

This position requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, climb, or balance and stoop, kneel, reach, or crouch.  This role requires sitting in front of a computer, as well as standing/walking while training indoors and outdoors.  You must be able to travel to other bases/locations as required.

The Company believes that each of our employees makes a significant contribution to the success of the organization and our clients. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but an employee’s contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. It is the Company’s expectation that each employee will help whenever necessary to ensure the success of the organization’s endeavors.

Operations Support Lead

Position Title: Operations Support Lead

Location: Company-wide; 15% travel required

Reports to: SVP

Position Summary:

The Operations Support Lead is responsible for performing a variety of duties to assist in the effectiveness of the operations team.  The role will ensure the execution of policies, procedures, key administrative task including creation of reports and presentation.

This position requires strong attention to detail with the ability to multi-task. A self-starter, highly motivated, passionate, reliable, and technically savvy.

Currently, we are looking for a Massachusetts resident only.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with the project management and tracking of key operations initiatives and projects.
  • Supports special projects focused on driving operational excellence.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of the business and help in the change adoption of projects and initiatives.
  • Creates and maintains key operational reports and assist in the creation of presentations and other documents to improve communication.
  • Enhance workflow and cross-departmental engagements
  • Provides administrative support to the SVP of Operations as needed.
  • 15% travel within MA

Essential Skills Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience in related support position.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Office, MS Team and related applications.
  • Excellent communication, including verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse and multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects with firm deadlines
  • Strong data analytics skills.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and projects, and meet deadlines

Softskills Competencies:

  • Strong verbal, written and presentations skills.
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Time -Management and Organizational skills
  • Adaptability

Work Environment: 

This is primarily a field position.  Beacon is a professional environment involving constant interaction with drivers, monitors, transportation coordinators, management, and other employees. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

This position requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, climb, or balance and stoop, kneel, reach, or crouch.  This role requires sitting in front of a computer, as well as standing/walking while training indoors and outdoors.  You must be able to travel to other bases/locations as required.

The Company believes that each of our employees makes a significant contribution to the success of the organization and our clients. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but an employee’s contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. It is the Company’s expectation that each employee will help whenever necessary to ensure the success of the organization’s endeavors.

(You will be directed to fill out the application on our Van Pool site)

Chief Safety Officer

In 2018, Beacon Mobility was acquired by Audax Group, a leading alternative investment manager founded in 1999 with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. The original acquired companies that make up Beacon Mobility operate in Massachusetts and the company is looking for continued high growth. This growth will increase our operational footprint into the other areas of the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States. We are currently building a strategic, people focused, team that will be best in class.

View more at https://gobeacon.com.

The role

The Chief Safety Officer will be responsible for strategy, direction, and delivery of all safety matters affecting our employees. Due to the sensitivity and importance of safety, this position has reporting responsibility to the Chief Executive Officer.   This position also includes compliance with state and federal rules and regulations (OSHA, DOT, etc.) as they pertain to our employees.

Besides the duties to develop and implement a comprehensive safety and training program, the position requires a dynamic leader with a personality and work demeanor that can create and foster a “safety first and always!” culture within the company. The position requires a personality that can work independently and has a vision to promote and communicate the safety mission.

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of experience overseeing a Safety and Risk Management Program and ideally experience of working in a Operations Leadership role.

Key responsibilities

  • Create  top-down “safety first and always” culture that permeates throughout the company.
  • Review internal safety policies and practices to ensure they are current and appropriate.  Research new regulations and developments and recommend changes in and training for the company’s program.
  • Ensure compliance of our safety policies and procedures across all locations.
  • Control hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee practices through site visits, worksite inspections, safety hazard and risk assessments, safety plans, and education of all personnel.
  • Oversee compliance with applicable OSHA, DOT, regulations including workers compensation and COVID.
  • Review documentation to ensure required onsite records and reports are complete, accurate, and submitted.
  • Drive a safety culture by effectively communicating an enhanced vision, accountability and metrics across the organization to ensure meaningful improvement on safety performance, claims and insurance expense.
  • Change agent that can identify, analyze and create opportunity for continuous improvement across the organization
  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Provide overall leadership, professional knowledge, and expertise, and guidance in safety.
  • Develop and secure safety orientation and training programs for employees.

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) required. Advanced degree or MBA preferred.
  • At least 10+ years of progressive leadership experience and managing people and teams of various sizes in dispersed locations.
  • Experience of working in a operations leadership role desired.
  • Knowledge and experience of transportation operations desired.
  • Knowledge and experience of M&A integration processes helpful.
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written. Should be able to adapt communication style to suit different audiences.
  • High levels of emotional intelligence and the ability to connect with multiple diverse groups of employees.
  • Prioritization and delegation skills.
  • General business and financial acumen.
  • Demonstrated capability in adapting solutions and right sizing them to the needs of a fluid and fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization.
  • Results-driven, agile, change agent with the commitment and confidence to assume a leadership role in an evolving complex environment.
  • Drive initiatives with limited resources and roll-up your sleeves attitude to achieve desired results.
  • Unquestionable personal integrity, fairness and credibility necessary to gain the trust and commitment of individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated success at cultivating strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and creating partnerships at all levels within the organization to achieve results.
  • Empathetic and engaging individual, who listens well, is responsive, solutions-focused and results-oriented.
  • Driven to execution on promises.
  • Passionate about the strategy, vision and mission of Beacon Mobility and a desire to make a difference.

(You will be directed to fill out the application on our Van Pool site)

Beacon Mobility is a trusted partner that provides comprehensive mobility and transportation solutions for people of all ages and abilities. Experienced, compassionate, and inspired, we take pride in our ability to create customized, mobility-based solutions that empower people to get where they need to go. We are dedicated to providing those we serve with the opportunities, resources, and support to confidently move ahead. Backed by 30 years of experience, Beacon Mobility is a growing family of companies that share a mission of putting people first. Communities, school districts, special education programs, and regional transit authorities count on our companies to get people where they need to go safely and on time.

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department.

Beacon Mobility is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Program Manager

Program Manager – Program/Project Management Office

The Program Manager will be responsible for providing leadership, coordination, and management of strategic and tactical initiatives. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals.  Program Manager will be responsible for the management of multiple projects across all functions of the organization and will work to drive standards, best practices, and governance over delivery of strategic initiatives. Role will report to the SVP of PMO Operations.

This position is remote but must be commutable to one of our offices throughout Massachusetts.  Will also consider candidates in the Long Island, NY are and Chicago, IL.

Beacon Mobility is a growing family of companies that share a mission of putting people first. Communities, school districts, special education programs, and regional transit authorities count on our companies to get people where they need to go safely and on time. Beacon Mobility operates in Massachusetts and the company is looking for continued high growth via an aggressive acquisition strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain programs that drive strategic priorities from ideation to implementation, primarily through strong program management principles and hands-on leadership.
  • Define and manage scope, and deliverables of projects with focus on business processes.
  • Develop detailed analysis, plans, milestones, deliverables, and overall status updates related to program management.
  • Understand the business and work directly with field staff to implement solutions.
  • Define and manage the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project.
  • Develop organizational change management approach and deliverables to support the successful implementation and compliance of processes and technology.
  • Directs the coordination and management of resources and resource allocations for multiple ongoing complex projects.
  • Leads the communication with Leadership team on the status of each strategic initiative.
  • Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that improve KPIs and/or quality across the department/organization.
  • Establishes governance of strategic initiatives to ensure consistency and adherence to standards.
  • Lead other project management professionals (either direct or indirect reports) through assignment and review of project goals.
  • Directs and evaluates individual/team performance and takes appropriate action to meet and/or exceed performance standards.
  • Develops and communicates reporting metrics and project and/or program dashboards that provide management and business stakeholders with quantifiable gauges of the delivery of business results.
  • Assess and report risks and recommend mitigation plans.

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree required.  Graduate degree a plus.
  • PMP certification a plus
  • 7+ Years of experience in project management that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position, including 3+ years of managerial, supervisory, and/or demonstrated leadership experience
  • Experience with managing vendor deliverables and expectations
  • Must have solid MS Office Skills, primarily Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. MS Project experience required
  • Experience with business process mapping
  • Demonstrates strong project management leadership skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and recommend processes improvements
  • Ability to travel > 30%.

Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Strong organizational skills and deep understanding of Project Management concepts for planning, monitoring, and reporting
  • Strong people skills, motivational skills, team building and decision making
  • Strong administrative skills, ability to prioritize, delegate, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage time, resolve crises and make decisions.
  • Self-starter and able to work in a non-structured organization
  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g., senior management, peers, and colleagues); proven ability to develop creative and collaborative approaches
  • Confident, comfortable communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills with demonstrated ability to influence at all levels of management through clear, informed, and logical discussions/presentations
  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Evaluate trends in data or information
  • Experience working with remote teams
  • Experience with multiple delivery methodologies (e.g., Lean, Agile/Scrum)

(You will be directed to fill out the application on our Van Pool site)

Beacon Mobility is a trusted partner that provides comprehensive mobility solutions for people of all ages and abilities. Experienced, compassionate, and inspired, we take pride in our ability to create customized, mobility-based solutions that empower people to get where they need to go. We provide those we serve with the opportunities, resources, and support to confidently move ahead. Backed by 30 years of experience, Beacon Mobility is a growing family of companies that share a mission of putting people first. Communities, school districts, special education programs, and regional transit authorities count on our companies to get people where they need to go safely and on time. In 2018, Beacon Mobility was acquired by Audax Group, a leading alternative investment manager founded in 1999 with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. The original acquired companies that make up Beacon Mobility operate in Massachusetts and the company is looking for continued high growth via an aggressive acquisition strategy. This growth will increase our operational footprint into the other areas of the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States. We are currently building a strategic, people focused, leadership team that has experience supporting rapid growth and changes.