Lead Data Scientist | Machine Learning Solutions

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist | Machine Learning Solutions
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: WFH /Flexible Working
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 244042_1646013458
Contact Name: Sarah Kissane
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2022 12:57

Job Description

To meet a growing appetite to build and extend their advanced data analytic capabilities, our client is looking to hire a lead data scientist who will work senior management across their portfolio of large foods businesses to build machine learning solutions which will deliver advanced analytics capability.

Reporting to the Head of Business Intelligence, and with the support of the senior management group, this role offers opportunity to have ownership for identifying and building solutions which create the most business value.

The requirements are simple:

  • 50% coding: you will bring deep technical expertise in ML, Python and AWS (ideally with AWS SageMaker experience) with proven experience owning ML solution delivery within large enterprise data and businesses environments.
  • 30% business parenting: You will work with senior management across multiple businesses to understand their key business drivers, and gain buy-in and confidence for how ML solutions can enable their businesses and help drive growth.
  • 20% Project Management: You will oversee successful solution delivery working with technical delivery and integration teams, BI team and data engineering teams.

Experience within large scale manufacturing businesses, building optimisation solutions for customer demand and orders with manufacture output would be ideal.

This is a rare opportunity to define and build advanced data capabilities at group level across multiple large and high-profile food manufacturing brands. You will also be working with fantastic people in companies who are values driven and all walk-the-walk regarding respect, collaboration and teamwork. Overall, this is an amazing career opportunity. If this role excites you, please apply now and quote #244042