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Senior Scientist I- Data Science
East Hanover, NJ

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Job Description

With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we're the world's #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We're Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.

Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.

In Research, Development & Quality (RD&Q), your skills can be the special ingredient that brings our brands to life. As part of a fantastic team of scientists, engineers and nutritionists, you'll work tirelessly on product design or development, process development, quality, nutrition, sensory and food safety aspects to ensure we deliver a consistent, delightful consumer experience. RD&Q is where you'll turn great ideas into brilliant brands.

Purpose of Role

Leading a small team to organize, mine and visualize complex R&D data to deliver new insights to enable rapid, high quality innovation across our chocolate, biscuit, gum & candy categories. Exploring opportunities from a wide range of data sources and types.

Main Responsibilities

* Works with engineers and scientists to define complex technical challenges to be solved
* Defines system needs to maximize data as an asset to the R&D function including combining data / connecting data from multiple sources
* Uses appropriate software tools to mine and visualize 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 optimization
* 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
* Bachelor degree or higher in a STEM subject
* 3 years 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

Key Competencies

Leadership:

* Problem solving
* Dealing with ambiguity
* Standing alone
* Strong Written and Verbal Communication

Functional:

* Knowledge of advanced data mining techniques e.g. AI, machine learning, etc.
* Skilled in math and statistics
* Strong IT systems understand including connectivity
* Project Management

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.

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