Data Scientist

  • Takeda
  • Canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • 20/07/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Takeda is an industry-leading, global pharmaceutical company with an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of everything we do. We live our values of Takeda-ism – Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance – and are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

Here, everyone matters, and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own.

Data Scientist

As Local Data Scientist within the Manufacturing Science department you will be responsible to find innovative ways to serve patients

Your mission

  • As Local Data Scientist you will report directly to the Digital & Data Scientist Lead and be responsible for driving the local execution and implementation of Global Manufacturing Science (GMS) Data Science strategy and initiatives.
  • The role responsibility gathering and identifying local data science possibilities/initiatives/requests in collaboration with local team, IT, Engineering, Quality and global GMS data science.
  • This role also provides the local link between local and global GSM data science, local functions, Quality, IT, Engineering in the respective Operational Business Unit.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drives the execution for local implementation of GMS data science roadmap initiatives.
  • Owns, manages and drives local data science initiatives according to prioritization (e.g. Predictive Maintenance, Down Time Analysis, Yield Improvement etc.). Manages the respective functional and cross-functional interdependencies accordingly.
  • Manages and drives local process monitoring and improvement in collaboration with global GMS data science (e.g. descriptive statistics and visualization, statistical process control, out-of-the-box-tools) and Operational Excellence team.
  • Manages, drives and executes respective reporting in collaboration with global GMS data science (e.g. automated daily/monthly/annual).
  • Drives necessary local trainings.

Required Skills

  • Master in Engineering, Mathematics, IT, Economics or Physics with focus on Control Theory/Statistics/Mechatronics, Information/Operation
  • 2+ years work experience in data analysis related position or equivalent academic experience/course record
  • Hands-on experience in applying and executing Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data and Digital with respective programming knowledge
  • Respective programming knowledge in Python/R/C is required. Further programming experience, a plus
  • Proficiency in database languages (SQL), understanding of data models and databases
  • Demonstrated contribution or interest to ethics of Artificial Intelligence
  • Fluent in English

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