Senior Scientist - Data Science

Mondelēz International

Birmingham, UK

Ref: 1811265

What makes working at Mondelēz International so special? Many things. The iconic brands and global nature of our business. The continuous innovation and endless opportunities to grow. The chance, each and every day, to put a smile on people’s faces. We’re the world’s leading maker of Chocolate, Biscuits, Candy and Gum with billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Prince and Oreo and we now have an exciting opportunity to join our team.

The role Senior Scientist I - Data Science will be responsible for leading a small team to organise, mine and visualise complex R&D data to deliver new insights to enable rapid, high quality innovation across our chocolate, biscuit, gum & candy categories. The successful candidate will explore opportunities from a wide range of data sources and types.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works with engineers and scientists to define complex technical challenges to be solved
  • Defines system needs to maximise data as an asset to the R&D function including combining data / connecting data from multiple sources
  • Uses appropriate software tools to mine and visualise data, including programming where necessary
  • Set up predictive and prescriptive models
  • Ensure modelling techniques are robust and appropriate and highlighting the need for more experimental data where necessary
  • Communicates outputs from the work with R&D teams to ensure learning is embedded in the business quickly to speed up innovation and optimisation
  • Write and builds best practice documentation and actively strives to change traditional ways of working within R&D
  • Develops simplified software tools for others to use to add and interpret data, and understand results
  • Researches and keeps up to date with developments in data science techniques
  • Maintains and develops data mining resources including hardware and software updates, working with IT department to maintain security and back-up systems

Qualifications

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in a STEM subject
  • Considerable experience of Data Science from data management through to advanced modelling and communicating outputs - ideally with experience of IBM SPSS Modeller Gold
  • Experience of a wide range of software solutions and tools such as machine learning & AI algorithms
  • Ability to simplify complex problems and communicate to wide audience
  • Global experience and additional language preferred

We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills.

In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful International business that offers financial rewards and resources, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits programme.


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