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Location: Grimbergen, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium
Date Posted: Nov 13, 2019
We create an inclusive and diverse work environment because different perspectives result in the best ideas.
The Product Support & Logistics Division
currently has an opening for a Senior Data Scientist in our Grimbergen
facility. Caterpillar uses quantitative methods such as business simulations,
data mining, and advanced statistical techniques to solve problems. The Data
Scientist III contributes to this mission by leveraging his or her quantitative
analysis, data management, modeling and/or data visualization skills as an
individual contributor to project teams tasked with solving business problems.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Data Scientist III will be expected to perform as an independent contributor to a multi-person analytics team focused on dealer inventory optimization via Parts Inventory Collaboration (PIC).
Statistical modelling and analysis of dealer parts demand & inventory management
Improvement of existing and development of new inventory optimization techniques
Development, execution, and analysis of inventory management simulations
Analytics-based research in both independent and project team environments
Ad-hoc problem solving, data analysis, data processing, and data visualization
Developing/refining large-scale solutions to fit complex situations in multiple unique environments
Building familiarity with PIC system functionality and dealer service parts management practices
Decision-making on routine, medium-risk issues that affect project teams and internal customers
Effective communication of complex concepts and solutions to stakeholders & internal customers
Coaching, leading, and developing the capabilities of more junior Data Scientists
3+ years of professional experience utilizing quantitative analysis
Knowledge of basic statistical approaches and/or data management techniques
Demonstrated experience working in MS Office and industry standard statistics and data visualization packages
Exhibited the ability to work on increasingly more complex assignments
Has demonstrated teamwork, initiative, and interpersonal skills
Has demonstrated the ability to communicate effective verbally and with digital media
Top Candidates Will Also Have:
2-4 years’ experience with Caterpillar, exposure to different divisions, processes or systems is desirable.
Experience with analytical tools like SAS, R, Python, Tableau, Power BI, or Excel
Knowledge of Parts Inventory Collaboration (PIC) systems, simulations, and related functions
Experience interacting directly with dealers or external customers