Data Scientist

Location: India

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Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

Together with analytics team leaders you will support our business with excellent data models to uncover trends that can drive long-term business results.

How you will contribute

You will:

  • Execute the business analytics agenda in conjunction with analytics team leaders
  • Work with best-in-class external partners who leverage analytics tools and processes
  • Use models/algorithms to uncover signals/patterns and trends to drive long-term business performance
  • Execute the business analytics agenda using a methodical approach that conveys to stakeholders what business analytics will deliver

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Using data analysis to make recommendations to analytic leaders
  • Understanding in best-in-class analytics practices
  • Knowledge of Indicators (KPI's) and scorecards
  • Knowledge of BI tools like Tableau, Excel, Alteryx, R, Python, etc. is a plus

More about this role

What you need to know about this position:

Data Scientist forecasting will be responsible for advanced forecasting methodologies for demand forecasting to generate better forecasting results in terms of accuracy and bias

  • Determine, create and maintain the best Statistical models be to be used, by considering SKU demand behavior using segmentation strategy, to generate high quality demand statistical forecast with low forecast error and bias
  • Collaborate with Demand Planners to identify right drivers and lever which influences demand and thus incorporate in statistical forecasting process
  • Support SAS Implementation for market for demand modelling in SAS and SAS Model Forecast Improvement activity. Keep close liaison with SAS implementation partner to get transitioned process to Central Analytics Team
  • Refine forecasting models, by reviewing forecast performance and incorporating feedback from the Demand Planner, to improve forecast error and bias metrics
  • Analyze the model performance every month / week (Where MAPE is deteriorating etc) and post process the output and if required finetune the output
  • Propose additional data elements which we can consume and work with ETL developer to get those into SAS staging and SAS ABTs
  • Run demand-supply segmentation analysis as per defined frequency

What extra ingredients you will bring:

Education / Certifications:

  • Degree/Masters in quantitative field of Statistics, Applied Mathematics or Engineering, with specific full-time courses in Analytics
  • B. Tech / B.E. from reputed institute
  • Certifications any of SAS Base, SAS VF, SAS Visual Statistics, etc
  • Strong Applied Knowledge of analytical techniques in statistical modelling, machine learning with exposure to forecasting domain especially driver based forecasting
  • Experience on working with FMCG, Food & Beverages, Retail or similar industry data with understanding the business process with be advantage
  • Should be able to articulate data science outcome into business understandable language
  • Fluent English, other European languages would be an advantage.

Job specific requirements:

Travel requirements:


Work schedule:

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

At Mondelēz International, our purpose is to empower people to snack right by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. That means delivering a broad range of delicious, high-quality snacks that nourish life's moments, made with sustainable ingredients and packaging that consumers can feel good about.

We have a rich portfolio of strong brands globally and locally including many household names such as Oreo , belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk , Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. We are proud to hold the top position globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy and the second top position in gum.

Our 80,000 makers and bakers are located in more than 80 countries and we sell our products in over 150 countries around the world. Our people are energized for growth and critical to us living our purpose and values. We are a diverse community that can make things happen—and happen fast.

Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type


Analytics & Modelling

Analytics & Data Science

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