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Data Scientist

Location: Spartanburg, SC / Charlotte, NC
Date: 7/9/2019

This global, international company is a dominant player in the Chemical and Polymer business. They cover multiple market segments and are growing fast and making the right investments. They have just formed a JV with a company and will be investing $48MM and creating 50 new jobs. They offer full benefits and long-term growth. This is a great team to be a part of.

We are seeking a data scientist who has experience turning innovative ideas into meaningful solutions. This position will work with interdisciplinary commercial and manufacturing teams to explore and develop new solutions for the North American business. The data scientist needs to have a passion for discovering insights in massive amounts of data, a high level of creativity, and a track record of building machine learning models and visual analytics that unlock value from data sources. The data scientist will research, design, and implement cutting-edge algorithms from diverse sources of data for insight discovery and generation of new business revenues. We are building a team of data scientists to transform current operations to the digital operations of the future, and this role is central to bringing this vision to reality. This is a great opportunity for an experienced professional to be a leader in creating and promoting advanced analytics and data science capabilities across our entire worldwide organization. If you are looking for a data science role with tremendous creative freedom and growth potential, consider joining to help us build a world-class data analytics team, and promote a data smart and analytics aware culture across the organization.

• Work with operational experts to assess feasibility of digital opportunities / use cases, providing input into prioritization of digital opportunities
• Design solutions and support in the implementation of digital opportunities with a focus on big data analytics, optimization, and machine learning
• Support selection of external data analytics vendors as needed
• Validate the quality of data analytics models developed together with external vendors
• Codify approaches and learnings to facilitate future replications of the same opportunities at other plants
• Work with IT team on data and model integration, ensure data governance and security adhered to
• Hands-on expert support to plant level project teams, e.g., when performing experiments, refining / maintaining models, etc.

Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Engineering required
• Master’s Degree in Data Science or relevant experience preferred

Experience Requirements:
• 5+ years of experience in Data Science projects and problem solving
• Distributed computing, data mining, predictive modeling
• Statistical methodologies & machine learning
• Story-telling and visualizing
• Creative problem-solving skills and a desire to work in R&D
• Can work effectively with remote teams
• Experience in predictive, prescriptive and cognitive analytics
• Excellent project management, organization, attention to detail
• Project experience with Manufacturing operations is a plus
• Proficiency with Python & AIMMS; familiarity with, Minitab, C/C++ preferred
• Strong verbal and written communications: able to explain sophisticated data science concepts in an understandable manner, and distill complex results or processes into simple, clear visualizations

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

 

Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

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