Foodpairing®

Junior Data Scientist Chemometrics

Job description

About Foodpairing®

Foodpairing is a food tech company and pioneer in the digitization of food. We have built the largest database in the world and have developed an AI-platform able to identify aromatic connections between ingredients.

Using our flavor know-how and AI technology, our mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to healthier and more sustainable food products.

We have been helping CPG companies to develop better products, faster. Our AI-driven platform helps producers launch healthier, more sustainable products by increasing efficiency in the product development process and improving their success rate of product launches. Utilizing a digital twin environment, we help them test millions of product variations for consumers around the world in a matter of hours.

Junior Data Scientist Chemometrics

We are currently looking to hire a Junior Data Scientist Chemometrics who will work on delivering a model that is capable of predicting the behaviour of flavour compounds in both food and non-food products.

You will deliver a model capable of predicting behaviour of a molecule with high accuracy (e.g. partition coefficient).

As a Junior Data Scientist Chemometrics, you will have the following responsibilities.

Responsibilities
  • You set up of experiments in the lab to collect new data (e.g. concentration of molecules in the air)
  • You develop a chemometric model that is predictive for new molecules, based on the collected data
  • You are in charge of increasing the accuracy of the chemometric models
  • You are responsible for growing the quality and quantity of our flavour database exponentially
  • You test new chemical analytical instrumentation, sensors and arrays
  • You develop new models for aroma and taste extraction from high throughput analytical data
Who are you?
  • Minimum a Master’s Degree, preferably in chemistry or bio-engineering (or Physics, Statistics with experience in chemistry)
  • You have experience in chemometrics or -informatics.
  • You have a first experience with industry-standard python packages numpy, scipy, scikit-learn, pandas, keras, matplotlib/plotly.
  • You are willing to learn more about Python and have an interest in training and validation of machine learning models
  • You have knowledge in statistics (parametric and non-parametric tests, regression techniques) and common data analysis techniques like PCA and hierarchical clustering.
  • You possess affinity for software and algorithm development.
Bonus Points For
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience with industry standard SQL or noSQl database technologies.
  • Experience with aroma and taste analysis.
  • Interest in physicochemistry, oral and nasal (bio)chemistry.
Foodpairing® offers & advantages
  • Working in a passionate team at the highest level of creativity and focus on people’s strengths and passions
  • A global company with customers in all continents
  • Long term contract with an attractive salary and extralegal benefits
  • Working in a company-culture with ownership, self-responsibility and accountability
  • The opportunity to learn more about the wonderful world of food! We share our knowledge by hosting monthly culinary sessions on a diverse range of topics
Join our team! We can offer you a successful and rewarding career in an award-winning scale-up.

Want to know more? Reach out to us via jelle.vandemenschbrugge@foodpairing.com

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