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Data Scientist

Food and FMCG

Surrey £23k – £26k
permanent Job Ref: 5578


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a data scientist to join the materials, process & delivery team within the R&D function of a leading FMCG business in Surrey. As a data scientist you will play a vital part in the improvement of R&D data systems and manufacturing processes. To be successful you should hold a relevant scientific qualification and possess experience as a data analyst or data scientist within commercial environment.

Data Scientist Responsibilities:

  • Designing and maintaining Product and Packaging Specifications for Contract Manufacturers.
  • Understand and create hierarchy of specifications, lead approval flows and understand and apply different requirements & managing standards for different contractors.
  • Raising internal Change Controls to reflect proposed materials and manufacturing process changes at Contract Manufacturing sites.
  • Frequent communication with Technical points of contact at Contract Manufacturing sites may be required to gather supporting documentation and understand scope of individual projects.
  • There will also be some work in the lab as and when needed. Specific training for this will be given on the job.

Data Scientist Requirements:

  • Hold a relevant scientific qualification.
  • Possess experience as a data analyst or data scientist within commercial environment.
  • Technical curiosity and adaptability.
  • Collaboration skills, working across multiple functions and geographies.
  • Aptitude with data systems such as Excel, Trackwise and ENOVIA

 Salary: £23-26K + Benefits - 24 Days Holiday - Contributory Pension Scheme - Private Medical Insurance - Flexible Working – On Site Canteen

Job Ref: 5578