Senior Data Scientist - FMCG - West London

Senior Data Scientist - FMCG - West London

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist - FMCG - West London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00098053_1560450429
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 13, 2019 19:27

Job Description

Senior Data Scientist - FMCG - West London

I am working exclusively with one of the worlds most recognisable brands and largest FMCG businesses to find a passionate, creative senior data scientist to join a newly formed business analytics team based in their West London HQ.


You will have the unique opportunity to work with massive business and supply chain data generated by such a large, global FMCG. You will work with Retail and Ops stakeholder's across the business, procurement, selection, pricing and supply chain management to design and take to production robust scalable predictive models and analytical solutions utilizing cutting edge machine learning, neural networks, data mining and optimization techniques.

This is a new team where you will report directly into the Director for Business Analytics, play a vital role in showing the business the value data science can add and where you will have ample opportunity to grow your career and mentor junior team members.


  • Advanced degree (MSc, PhD) in any science, technology, engineering or mathematics field
  • Advanced skills in at least one statistical programming language i.e. R or Python
  • Strong experience of a variety of Machine Learning models i.e. linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees, SVM, KNN, Random Forest, Gradient Boost etc
  • Demonstrable experience of taking Data Science/Machine Learning solutions to production in a commercial environment
  • Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools i.e. MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark etc

The following would be of benefit, but are not essential:

  • Exposure to the latest tech and trends in AI, neural networks, NLP etc for use to enhance supply chain operations
  • Experience in Supply Chain, FMCG, Retail or Manufacturing Sectors


- Salary up to £95,000

- 25 days holiday + buy/sale + BHs

- Pension

- health

- Income Protection

- Medical

- Vouchers/Discounts

- Travel loan

- Cycle to work

- And more


Your new employer is a global recognised brand with over 25,000 employees world wide and revenues of over 10 billion Euro.

They provide a modern, dynamic and fun working environment with regular team building, free snacks & soft drinks and an open door policy to senior management. You will be support with fully funded training, clear routes to career progression and the Business Analytics team already has the full backing of the business!

Senior Data Scientist - FMCG - West London

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