Artificial Intelligence Jobs - Data Scientist, Manufacturing, 1088

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Location Social Circle, GA
Date Posted May 16, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


  • Supports the local execution und implementation of GMS Data Science strategy and initiatives.
  • Supports in managing and executing local data science initiatives.
  • Gathers and identifies local data science possibilities/initiatives/requests in collaboration with local team, IT, Engineering, Quality and global GMS data science.
  • Supports and leads Continued Process Verification Plans, Continuous Improvement, Investigations, and trainings.



Job Function and Description

  • Supports the execution for local implementation of GMS data science roadmap initiatives.
  • Supports in managing and driving local data science initiatives according to prioritization (e.g. Predictive Maintenance, Down Time Analysis, Yield Improvement etc.). Manages the respective functional and cross-functional interdependencies accordingly.
  • Supports in managing and driving local process monitoring and process improvement in collaboration with global GMSdata science (e.g. descriptive statistics and visualization, statistical process control, out-of-the-box-tools) and AGILE/Operational Excellence team.
  • Supports in managing, driving and executing respective reporting in collaboration with global GMS data science (e.g. automated daily/monthly/annual).
  • Supports and participates in global/functional/local GMS data science community.
  • Drives necessary local trainings.

Education and Experience Requirements


  • University degree of science/business/engineering: Advanced degree (Bachelor and/or Master/MBA) in highly quantitive field, e.g. in Engineering, Mathematics, IT, Economics or Physics with focus on either Control Theory/Statistics/Mechatronics, Information/Operation, Management/Strategy/Economics, Technology and Innovation Management.
  • 2+ years work experience in data analysis related position or equivalent academic experience/course record.
  • Hands-on experience in applying and executing Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Big Data and Digital with respective programming knowledge.
  • Contribution to github repositories and stackoverflow and participations in competitions, e.g. on kaggle, data challenges, hackathons are advantageous.
  • Demonstrated contribution or interest to ethics of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Fluent in English.

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Strong expertise and experience in Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Big Data and Digital.
  • Respective programming knowledge in Python/R/C is required. Further programming experience is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in database languages (SQL), understanding of data models and databases.
  • Compositional data analysis and analyzing time series data.
  • Distributed computing, stochastic modelling, sampling methods and randomized algorithms.
  • Explainable Artificial Intelligence methods.

Complexity and Problem Solving


  • Change management complexity.
  • Capabilities to translate business needs into data analytics concepts and the other way.
  • Hands-on, able to implement and execute initiatives.
  • Responsible for day to day operation of local data science function, covering all data science levels and related technologies.
  • Translate data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning trends and technologie into execution.

Internal and External Contacts


  • Impact across GMS portfolio ( Role requires partnership with local functions, IT, Engineering, Quality and Global Data Science team).
  • Ability to interface with international stakeholders and to connect internal and external data analytics experts of both academia and industries.
  • Clear partnership with Quality is required to ensure alignment for data science processes.

Other Job Requirements


  • Willingness to travel to various internal/external Takeda meetings and events.

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