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SR DATA SCIENTIST I, R&D - GLOBAL

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Senior Data Scientist, R&D - Global on a Name of Group/Unit supporting a major industrial customer. This new hire will work at the Technical Innovation Center located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Senior Data Scientist, R&D - Global will report to a Global Creative Intelligence Director.

 

With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. 

 

As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.

 

 

 

MCCORMICK’S TECHNICAL INNOVATION CENTER (TIC)

McCormick’s R&D has an unparalleled record of successful innovation creating flavors for products that matter.  Today, more than ever, our team of top sensory, analytical, & materials scientists and research chefs – our innovation enablers – are helping us develop a new generation of tools to create products to satisfy consumers’ quests for authentic, premium flavor, to meet the exploding demand for positive nutrition, and to address the critical need for sustainable manufacturing and food safety.

 

We provide a high-quality R&D environment with an emphasis on teamwork, customer satisfaction, and interdepartmental cooperation.  State-of-the-art equipment and facilities exist in laboratories devoted both to basic and applied research and product development with excellence in chemistry, microbiology, microscopy, molecular biology, engineering, sensory science, culinary science, & flavor and seasoning creation and applications.  Our “passion for flavor” extends to customers around the globe. 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Data Scientist provides the business with actionable data insights that will help boost innovation, increase revenue and/or lower costs.   This Senior Scientist will also provide technical leadership with a focus on generating insights for Research & Development, helping to shape strategies for R&D units globally.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acting as a primary member of the Computational Creativity (CC) Program team: supporting data creation, analytics, methodology, refinement; participating in other team activities
  • Bringing new insights to R&D, leading data mining and analytics efforts
  • Presenting data and insights to a wide variety of stakeholders through dashboards, reports, presentations, and other tools.
  • Developing statistical models for Product Development, Sensory, and Consumer Insights
  • Interfacing with McCormick IT to ensure effective creation and use of R&D data

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Data Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science, Economics, Information Systems, Statistics, or another closely related field
  • Minimum 6 years’ professional experience in analytics
  • Experience using Tableau/Power BI (or other visualization tool), SQL, and either R, Python, or SAS
  • Experience harmonizing data from multiple systems and/or files
  • Experience analyzing complex data sets and generating insights
  • Experience building statistical models
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to connect the dots between data sets and business relevant insights
  • Experience successfully collaborating across functions and levels
  • Ability to influence up using insights from data analytics
  • Proven success multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Data Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science, or Statistics
  • Experience with predictive modeling, supervised and unsupervised learning
  • External recognition in area of Data Science / Analytics
  • Experience in a Microsoft Azure environment
  • Food R&D experience
  • Customer facing experience

 

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore