ORTEC is the world’s largest supplier of optimization software, advanced analytics and consulting services. For nearly 40 years, we have helped more than 1,200 leading companies optimize supply chains through fleet routing and dispatch, vehicle and pallet loading, workforce scheduling, delivery forecasting and network planning. We make our customer’s business more efficient, more predictable, and more effective by turning complex challenges into easy-to-use solutions.
ORTEC was named a Top Workplace in 2020 and 2021 by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This honor was achieved because we support our employees in finding their strengths and ultimately, we believe that our success is driven by you.
Our Team & Culture
ORTEC has approximately 1,000 employees worldwide and offices in 13 countries around the globe. Our main office in North America is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with a second office in Houston, TX with potentially other locations expected to open in the future. From our US offices we support companies of all sizes (from Fortune 500 to smaller regional businesses) in various industries throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. We also work with our international customers by regularly supporting our European offices.
Our employees are recognized as the driving force behind our success. They usually have a master’s or bachelor’s degree, a strongly developed talent for analytical thinking and a drive to identify and solve complex problems. ORTEC’s culture is open and informal, driven to promote collaboration and provide significant ownership and responsibility throughout your career.
We offer a pleasant and challenging work environment where employees are encouraged to take ownership of their personal development. We believe it is important our employees get the opportunity to bring out the best in themselves while maintaining a good work-life balance. Our growth and success can only be achieved through happy employees.
As an ORTEC employee you can make a difference. You get a chance to optimize the business processes of our customers, some which are the largest companies in the world. You will work in an international environment with inspiring, smart and enthusiastic colleagues. There are ample opportunities for personal development and to grow in a direction that fits your ambitions.
About the role
ORTEC is hiring Optimization Engineers for our consulting team in Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA. As an Optimization Engineer, you will be responsible for finding creative solutions to challenges faced by some of the most iconic businesses in the world, including Shell, Walmart, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Heineken, and FedEx. These solutions will be found by introducing Operations Research concepts and building applications within a mathematical solving software, such as AIMMS or GAMS. You will engage with clients to fully understand their business constraints and process flows to make sure the solution that is provided to them will be implemented into their business successfully.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Who You Are
To perform this job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD Degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or equivalent required; post-graduate degree or equivalent experience preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Benefits and Perks:
Beyond a stellar work environment, friendly people and inspiring work, we have some great benefits and perks:
We offer a tailor-made growth path for the right candidates. Your development will be monitored and reviewed multiple times a year, so you can grow into a position that matches your ambition. Due to our current growth potential and impressive track record, there are many opportunities available.
Will YOU join our team?
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