Data Scientist

Location: Southampton

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Blackfield Associates are recruiting for a Data Scientist to begin work with a long-standing client who designs and manufactures innovative, high quality products. Our client conducts extensive ongoing research and development in optical science space. As a Data Scientist you will be instrumental in developing and implementing industry 4.0 processes within the production or withing other business-related areas where data analysis is required. This is to identify and generate insights into the manufacturing of contact lenses, to drive cost reduction and reliability through continuous improvement.

Reporting to the Senior Scientist you will be responsible in driving data analytics within the business as well as mining vast amounts of data for useful insights and communicate those insights to influence how my client approaches business challenged. My client is looking for an individual to use combined knowledge of computer science and applications, modelling, statistics, analytics, and maths to solve problems. An ability to extract data MES, ERP, CMMS, supervisory control systems and performance monitoring systems used in production and management of the business. As well as the above we are also looking for this individual to develop complex data models and algorithms to apply to data sets, develop and implement predictive modelling to understand outcome of actions and measure effectiveness.

Knowledge and skills required:

  • Expert knowledge of statistical modelling, algorithms, numerical simulation, and visualization.
  • Expert in programme languages, Python, R, SAS, while knowledge of C/C++ and C# would be an advantage.
  • Ability to develop mathematical models and demonstrate an outcome
  • To have high level of knowledge and proven track record of data mining, cleaning, and statistics.


  • Ideally 3 years minimum proven track record in relevant discipline.
  • Strong preference for a manufacturing background relevant to their area of expertise.
  • Preference for a medical device or pharmaceutical background.
  • Experience of working on projects with large multi-disciplined teams.

If this is something of interest please email Daisy your updated cv and cover sheet to or call me on 02392322386.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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