Data Scientist

Neenah, IL 54904

Posted: 11/25/2019 Category: Data Science Job Number: 281699-8_1 Salary: $120,000 - 150,000

Job Description

Smith Hanley Associates
Data Scientist
Evanston, IL
$120,000 - 150,000
Contact: Nancy Darian - [email protected]

Well known manufacturing company is seeking a Data Scientist to join a new analytical COE that will solve some of the company's most pressing business challenges. Seeking candidates with 5 or more years of data science experience and expertise in machine learning and business analysis in a corporate environment. You will manage full cycle analytics projects, from scoping the business challenge to developing predictive models to implementing and measuring solutions.

Note: Candidates must have at least 5 years of full time, post-academia business analytics experience in an analytics team and be willing to work out of state for the first 6 months of employment.
Candidates must be a US citizen or green card holder at this time.

Responsibilities of the Data Scientist:

--Own and design advanced analytics and predictive modeling projects leading to improved manufacturing capabilities.
--Pull and prepare structured and unstructured datasets.
--Perform data mining and segmentation analysis.
--Use Python or R to build machine learning algorithms to optimize current and future state manufacturing processes.
--Prepare reports and visualizations and deliver insights/recommendations to business partners.

Requirements of the Data Scientist:

--Minimum 5 years of data science experience in a business setting (preferably manufacturing).
--Business experience building machine learning algorithms.
--Experience partnering with business teams and IT to support data science projects.
--Proficiency using Python, R and SQL in a business analytics setting to perform data mining, predictive modeling, optimization etc. CPLEX experience desired.
--Proficiency using a variety of visualization tools to tell the story to business partners.
--Superior communication skills with the ability to prepare and deliver presentations of your work.
--Master's degree in a quantitative field (Operations Research, Predictive Analytics, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or other).

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Meet Your Recruiter

Nancy Darian
Executive Recruiter

Nancy joined the Chicago office of Smith Hanley in 2005. Her expertise in the marketing analytics discipline has resulted in successful partnerships with both clients and candidates. She brings a customer-centric orientation, industry expertise, energy and integrity to her work.
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