At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries today with our innovative and sustainable modern milkman, app-onlyconcept. We develop a whole new idea in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to the rapid growth without missing a beat. If you're up for the challenge of taking Picnic from North Rhine-Westphalia across the whole Germany and help scaling up the modern milkman, then make sure you talk with us!
🥜 In a nutshell
Did you know that...
we are a Dutch company founded in 2015 and active in The Netherlands, Germany and France, counting 1000+ talents in our central offices and more than 17 000 talents in operations across three countries?
we build 25+ tech products in-house and 20+ AI/ML projects like drop times optimization (read here), article demand forecast or personalization on the previously purchased articles?
we operate with a fleet of electric vehicles (read here), build most of our supply chain in-house (read here) and do only next-day delivery that allows us to set up a sustainable supply chain model?
we raised €600M in our Series D round of funding to further build and grow the best milkman on earth?
The role of an In-house Analyst Consultant (listen to our colleagues' testimonials about their role here) at Picnic is versatile and changes based on your team and the projects you are involved in. We have more than 150 Analyst Consultants across all teams and you will be faced with a steep learning curve by working on complex projects, challenge the status-quo and impacting the business model cross-countries. Throughout the process we'll assess which domain suits you best: Commercial, Distribution, Fulfillment, Growth & Acquisition, Product, and Tech. You’ll work with multiple stakeholders from our offices in the Netherlands, Germany, and France and work on optimizing the way we do things today at Picnic.
"I'm currently improving our pricing strategy in an ever changing market. This includes analyzing price differences across regions, stores and products to identify opportunities and work towards a more attractive, competitive and profitable assortment. My day mixes anything from meeting various stakeholders mostly from commercial team to complex analysis with Python, SQL, Tableau", Gertijn Kreijenbroek
🎯 What you’ll do
You’ll work on a wide range of exciting projects, which, depending on your team, can include:
Perform analyses on topics like: our store assortment and products ranking, fleet analytics and capacity modeling, mathematical optimization around our warehouse operations etc.
Develop algorithms and operating procedures to spot damaged products before they leave the warehouse
Demand forecasting: Develop forecasting models to predict future customer demand
Develop cost-benefit analyses to design a scalable cloud infrastructure that fits our automation projects
Onboarding program: Develop gifting and communication strategies to maximize engagement and retention of new customers
Determine the impact of improving our planning and routing algorithms in our supply-chain systems
Master’s or PhD degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Robotics, Statistics, Machine Learning, Data Science, Physics, Operational Research, Logistics & Supply Chain, or Business Engineering
0-2 years of work experience in a fast-paced environment or experience with projects involving data analytics, statistical modelling, machine learning, mathematical optimization or process simulation
Ability to explain complex analytical concepts in a comprehensible manner to various stakeholders from different fields
Your communication skills allow you to convert abstract plans into digestible information for your team
You have worked with SQL and Python or are excited to learn
Your sharp business sense and conceptual thinking abilities mean you can look beyond the obvious to come up with fresh and innovative ideas
You're still wondering if this is the right role for you and you'd like to hear more about the role? Send an e-mail with your CV to our recruiter Lina ( email@example.com) and ask her for a short call together in order to get more insights before actually applying. (Please make sure that you fit the requirements in the "About you" section and that we can only count applications via the form below as valid).
📖 Picnic Perks
Every expert was once a beginner!
You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including the Picnic Tech Academy, Lunch & Learn sessions, and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.
Make a difference
You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place!
Teamwork makes the dream work
With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!
You are what you eat
You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches, as well as snacks and drinks—enjoy!
Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials. There are plenty of sports communities and events to get involved with, from tennis to yoga to climbing!
We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self.
Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams generally like to have at least one team day per week at the office (the tasty lunch may be a factor), but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.
Benefits for expats
It can be daunting starting a new job AND moving to a new country. That’s why we offer lots of support for our many expat colleagues, including:
Relocation package:If you join Picnic from abroad, we’ll cover your trip to Düsseldorf, sponsor your Visa, and offer you a month of accommodation while you settle in (as long as regulations allow)
From health insurance to living arrangements to pet passports, there are always colleagues who’ve faced the same challenges and are more than happy to help!
Commitment to equal opportunities
Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law.
At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves.