Mars is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, with US$33 billion in annual sales in 2015, and is ranked as the 6th largest privately held company in the United States by Forbes. We have more than 80,000 employees.

Mars Verden, Germany
Full time
JOB CATEGORY :  R&D Mars – much more than just a chocolate bar! You want to take the lead? And do so in an international business that has people and pets all over the world excited about its products? Then Mars is the right place for you. You will be holding the key that advances your career through a wide range of tasks from day one: freedom to set trends with a global player in an open work environment at a family corporation where success is based on the responsibility of each individual and goals are achieved together. Support our team in Petcare in Verden, Germany as:  Data Scientist (m/f) You want to drive innovation and a digital mindset in our organization? You want to implement a strong, data driven and forward-thinking approach towards research? You want to work on cutting edge technologies such as machine learning?  Then come work with us on our vision “A better world for pets” and prove yourself in a variety of challenging tasks such as: Deliver new statistical models, leveraging industry best practice and providing data analysis, interpretation & modelling for project related research. Develop and implement new statistical methodologies in our everyday data-driven research projects. Advance & maintain statistical competencies in line with Petcare Standards Ensure statistically relevant designs of research studies in a variety of different research areas. Shape and execute the data science strategy for Mars Petcare R&D in collaboration with colleagues from data science teams around the world. What we expect from you: Master’s or PhD degree in mathematics, statistics, informatics, bioinformatics, data sciences or equivalent preferably 2-3 years of industry experience Statistical and data analysis skills -> Sound knowledge of “R” and/or “Python” Experiences in big data analytics is an advantage Experience in Probabilistic Graphical Models, Deep Learning and/or Causal Inference is an advantage What you can expect from us: Responsibility and freedom to drive your own ideas An open & international work environment of a global family-owned business Personal & professional development, e.g. through global trainings from Mars University Attractive conditions and extensive social benefits  Please apply directly under: Job Segment:  Database, Scientific, Informatics, Data Analyst, Engineering, Technology, Data