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Data Scientist

Company: BIC Corporation
Location: Shelton
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:


  • Bachelors and/or Masters degree in statistics, computer science, engineering, math, econometrics, or other quantitative decision sciences
  • 3+ years of practical experience in data analysis and inference preferably in FMCG industry and/or experience with full lifecycle data science projects
  • Demonstrated ability to translate data analysis to information, insights and link to application/business
  • Experience working with relational databases (SQL) as well as non-relational databases (NoSQL); must have Microsoft SQL proficiency
  • Experience with analytics software tools or languages (R, Python, SPSS, etc.) and machine learning techniques.
  • Working knowledge on development and scaling analytic solutions (incl. in the cloud)
  • Working knowledge in visualization platforms and customization (Power BI, Tableau etc)
  • Highly analytical with a strong grasp of modern statistical methods and advanced techniques such as machine learning/AI
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written / verbal communication skills
  • Strong cross-functional team skills to work with market experts, consumer research, commercial and other colleagues with varied backgrounds to support translation and addressing of business needs to analytical solutions
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills: able to explain Analytics in non-technical terms to business users and other diverse audiences
  • Nice-to-have:
  • Experience with Power BI or similar reporting tools is a plus
  • Experience with Azure cloud services and tools: SSIS/ Azure Data Factory, Analysis Services, Azure Data Catalog, etc.
  • Experience Working with flat files and APIs from third party vendors
  • This position will join BIC early JanuaryAdditional InformationBIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly commit to hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions, and better serve our customers. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or similar characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. BIC is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any team member at BIC via email, or directly to a BIC team member in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of BIC, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by BIC as a result of the referral or through other means. Company DescriptionBIC products are recognized all over the world for their quality, safety, affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen , the pocket lighter , and the shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers. These products make BIC an iconic international brand, present in more than 4 million retail outlets in more than 160 countries around the world .BIC s founder, Marcel Bich, understood that to succeed, BIC needed hands-on team members who were willing to take measured risks and assume responsibility for their role in a team. Today, we provide our more than 15,000 team members in 61 countries with the opportunity to invent BIC s future together while honoring our past achievements. We are committed to our team members development and empower those who wish to discover different areas of our business or acquire international experiences .Job DescriptionThe Data Scientist (DS) is responsible for delivering intelligence through compelling analysis to support the business and the decision-making to all aspects concerning his/her markets. This role collaborates closely with Market Experts in the Shavers and Stationery departments to generate data-driven InsightsThe DS provides support in using analytics to provide insights, automate business actions, and improve the speed and quality of decisions. This position provides support in ensuring data management, integrity, quality and consistency throughout the sources for data including: standards and processes to source, ingest, prepare and explore data; support design, build, and implement data analytics structures and reporting process; developing analytics solutions to business questions; deep dive and information extraction relevant to business needs.The Market & Consumer Insights/Intelligence team operates as the Centre Of Excellence (COE) on actionable insights in the areas of Market Analysis & Research (business analytics, opportunities), Consumer/Shopper Behavioral Research (trends, needs, motivations, purchase habits) and User/Product Research (user perception & attitudes, product evaluation).The DS will play a key role in the sourcing, processing and extraction of insights and support engagement and reporting in close collaboration with other members to support decision making of all MCI stakeholdersMAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Oversee data acquisition, developing data set processes. data integrity, quality and consistency throughout the data sources
    • Lead the development of data analytics solutions and pipeline development (data structures / reporting and processes) in collaboration with Data Science team commiserate with business needs
    • Responsible for deep dive/investigating the data from multiple sources with an exploratory mindset to uncover relationships and insights relevant to the business
    • Develop new data stores with team members; use programming language and tools to transform, combine, and clean data in preparation for analysis; document data definitions and issues for future reference
    • Facilitate sharing of insights and intelligence in a manner that is easy to understand (for non-technical audience) and recommend specific action
    • Support establishing and documenting modeling standards and processes, including: identify and define problem, and design approach; prepare, explore, transform, and select data; build, validate, and deploy analytic solutions/models; and monitor and evaluate results
    • Leverage and implement advanced analytics solutions (incl. machine learning/AI) to drive solutions to help drive better, faster business decision making
    • Handle complex structured and unstructured data sets from internal and external sources
    • Collaborate with Marketing, Innovation, product design and customer teams in data management and extraction of insights
    • Drive data quality, availability, analytics capability throughout the company. Take ownership of quality, accuracy and usability of data and reporting structure/dashboardsEOE including disability/veteran

Keywords: BIC Corporation, New England , Data Scientist, Other , Shelton, Northeast

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