Senior Data Scientist

Location: Hedehusene

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Do you want to identify opportunities in data, develop and test your own solutions and see them come to life?

Come join a passionate data science team working at the forefront of machine learning and artificial intelligence. As the new senior data scientist, you will make your mark on how they approach data and experience how your work empowers business units to make data-based decisions. Working in Hedehusene, Denmark, you will dive into a large range of data pools to discover opportunities and build new solutions to optimise operations across production, marketing, and sales. For example, you will help realise their Group Marketing Commercial Excellence programme by utilising web and sales data to optimize sales and campaigns. You could also have an opportunity to contribute to their Factory of the Future programme by utilising production data to maximise safety and efficiency at their global factories.

Your primary tasks and areas of responsibility:

  • Define the problem statement and design analytics approach in cooperation with the Data Science Lead and various stakeholders.
  • Perform high quality data analysis and machine learning solutions aligned with business needs.
  • Assess the potential and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Work with stakeholders and present final solutions and insights in a structured approach
  • Works with IT teams to support data collection, integration, and retention requirements based on the input collected with the business.
  • Pilot, test and deploy solutions in collaboration with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.

As you assist business units across the world, you can expect approx. 10-20% travel to their global locations.


The ideal candidate is expected to have a master’s degree or a Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, computer science or another quantitative field, but experience from a similar role is more important.

It is important that you have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes. With your strong problem-solving skills, you have the capacity to deliver operational results – and relying on data-based insights, you have a proven ability to drive business results and find opportunities for product and process optimisation. With your willingness to learn and master new technologies and techniques, you use models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action.

Moreover, they imagine that you:

  • Have 5+ years of experience in data mining, statistical analysis and building machine learning models.
  • Hands-on experience in IOT or complex time-series data in manufacturing, pharmaceutical, high- tech or related industry.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with capability to deliver operational results.
  • Proficiency in computer languages (such as R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Vast knowledge and experience with classical and advanced machine learning techniques such as GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, NLP, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawback.
  • Preferably experience in delivering both prototyping or proof of concepts and production
  • Speak and write English fluently, and you have excellent communication skills, allowing you to coordinate across teams and communicate comfortably with non-technical stakeholders.
  • Have the ability to lead projects independently while knowing the importance of teamwork.

It is an advantage to have:

  • Consulting skills
  • Experience in various industries and applications
  • Awareness of complex methods/ applications, e.g., image recognition, location algorithms, vibrations, etc.


As the new senior data scientist, you will join a new team in ROCKWOOL, which was created to help them accelerate and steer their data science initiatives. At ROCKWOOL, they see a vast potential in data from production, sales, marketing, logistics – and a lot more. You will be engaged in concrete projects with their business functions advising and driving data science projects. You will work with their ambitious strategy of getting unique customers and market insights as well as achieving operational excellence through IoT, analytics and algorithms.

This is an exciting time to join them. With their goal to mature the business through machine learning, you really get to see the fruits of your work. If you are up for it, you also get to work with their global data science community to operationalize data science solutions, establish best practice and influence the technologies and methodologies they use.


Reporting to: Data Science Lead

Languages: Danish and English

Compensation package: Attractive compensation package according to qualifications

Starting date: As soon as possible

Location: Hedehusene


GlobeSearch is responsible for the recruitment process on behalf of ROCKWOOL. To apply for this position please follow the process through the job posting on our website.

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