Data Scientist

Posted 20 Mar 2019

Singapore, Singapore - Singapore

Req Id 189811


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.



Subject Matter Expertise

  • Apprehend IT & data landscape
  • Explore different data sources and be able to extract, clean and manipulate the data
  • Be the Research & Applied business data owner for APAC, ensure data integrity and reliablity
  • Appreciate business challenges, translate and break them down into smaller problem statements addressable through data & technology
  • Develop data analytics models including extra large data sets’ processing algorythms (big data) and predictive analytics models  
  • Analyse data-based models’ outputs and draw out relevant business insights and actionable recommendations



  • Work collaboratively with business, operations and IT to bridge the gap between business needs and technical feasibility
  • Work collaboratively with global and country led data teams and ensure efforts are mutualized and knowledge is shared across
  • Drive the development of our analytical capabilities and contribute to the fostering of a data driven culture
  • Assist in the improvement of our tools and systems
  • Support APAC Head of Commercial Strategy & Analytics prepare relevant, data-based reports and dashboards for decision makers




  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics or another relevant quantitative/scientific field
  • 3+ years of deep technical experience in predictive analytics, machine learning, optimization, and fluent in a number the following technologies: R, Python, SQL, AWS, Tableau
  • Proven track record in industrial, chemical, biotechnology business with statistical analysis and big data methodological services
  • Expertise in modeling and simulation
  • Strong intrinsic analytical skills, ability to structure and solve problems and conduct and interpret analysis independently
  • Passion for new technologies and demonstrated learning agility
  • Developed business acumen, ability to communicate and present effectively to a wide variety of audiences with impact
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and build multi-dimensional relationships and cross function teaming
  • Excellent command of English (written and verbal), with a proactive and assertive approach

What we offer: At our company, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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