Data Scientist (m/f/d) for our AI Solutions Team

  • Covestro
  • 51373 Leverkusen, Germany
  • 12/06/2024
Full time Data Science Artificial Intelligence Software Engineering Data Warehouse

Job Description

We are Covestro. We are curious. We are courageous. We are colorful. We refine chemical material solutions with game-changing products. Let us empower you to push boundaries. Join us and our 18,000 colleagues now and together we will make the world a brighter place.
Are you tired of carrying out feasibility studies and projects on a small scale? Don't just want to write white papers and project proposals? Do you want to work on something really big and reinvent an established international company as a data-driven business that fully utilizes AI, machine learning and data science?
Then you should join the agile and successful AI, Advanced Analytics and Autonomy group as a Data Scientist (m/f/d).
You will be part of an interdisciplinary team that implements data science use cases that make a real difference in all areas of the company, be it production, supply chain, support processes or others. The core task of the team is to independently develop end-to-end AI solutions for Covestro. Your colleagues will be data scientists, machine learning engineers and AI consultants. The use cases will be implemented in close cooperation with experts from different areas.
Your tasks and responsibilities in detail:
  • You will identify and develop data science use cases that bring business value to Covestro
  • You are responsible for the implementation of data science use cases in various areas such as production, sales/marketing and finance. This requires close collaboration with colleagues from the business units and from Machine Learning Engineering
  • You will play a crucial role throughout the entire lifecycle of data science products, including exploratory data analysis, development and implementation of prototypes, minimum viable products (MVP) and minimum marketable products (MMP), as well as in supporting the products in the operational phase
  • Specifically for each of your use cases, you will be responsible for selecting and optimizing suitable methods from the fields of statistical modeling, machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • In close cooperation with the Machine Learning Engineers, you will actively contribute to defining requirements for the data processing architecture and technology
  • In addition, you will select and evaluate proposals from external solution providers and consulting companies in terms of their effectiveness and usefulness
  • You have a university degree (preferably Master's or PhD) in mathematics, physics, statistics, data science or a related field and have several years of experience in data science in an international environment and with virtual teams
  • You are fluent in R or Python and have experience with machine learning frameworks such as tidymodels, mlr3, sklearn, H2O and TensorFlow You are familiar with random forests, deep learning, LLMs, timeseries forecasts and Bayesian modeling
  • You have some experience with cloud technologies, preferably with AWS
  • The ability to present to colleagues from different departments and hierarchical levels, to explain issues simply and to convince colleagues is one of your most important skills
  • You feel comfortable in a dynamic and fast-paced working environment
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English and willing to travel internationally
If you want to take Covestro and the chemical industry to a new level, you’ve come to the right place. We look forward to receiving your application, of course also possible without a cover letter and/or via Quick Apply via LinkedIn.
Please apply via the link in the job advertisement. Applications by e-mail will not be considered! If you have any questions, Markus Sierant ( can help you.
Are you curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you exciting career opportunities. We look forward to receiving your application including a cover letter, your resume, certificates as well as your salary expectations and your notice period. Become part of our team - apply now!
Anyone who wants to contribute to a better world with Covestro can also expect a lot.
We want you to feel at home at Covestro. To feel you are treated fairly and transparently. That means financial security, a healthy work-life balance and generous benefits.
Specifically, it means for us: flexible working hours, the compatibility of family and work, active health promotion and the ability to convert part of your salary into long-term or retirement savings. And that’s not all.
Sounds exciting? Find out more about Covestro and our benefits here:
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