DATA SCIENTIST

AGC Glass Europe, a European leader in flat glass

Based in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), AGC Glass Europe produces, processes and distributes flat glass for the construction (external glazing and interior decorative glass), the automotive (original & replacement glass) and the solar sectors. It is the European branch of AGC Glass, the world's largest producer of flat glass.

Its baseline "Glass Unlimited" reflects the possibilities offered by:
• glass as a material to meet a growing variety of needs (comfort, energy control, health & safety, aesthetics, sustainability);
• innovation in products and processes, derived from continuous research in advanced glass technology;
• over 100 sites throughout Europe, from Spain to Russia;
• a worldwide marketing network;
• its 16,000 employees focused on the Customer.

The Role / Job :

As a Data Scientist, you will play a key role in the end-to-end delivery of big data projects, from the requirements’ analysis to the automation of the models. This includes data source identification , data manipulation, data audit, descriptive and prospective analysis run, modelling , search for correlation and trends, and presentation of the results.

You will be expected to interact with both IT and Business data owners and  specialists  - internal  and external - as well as business representatives/executives (marketing, manufacturing process, customer care , …). 

The IT Data Scientist will :

  • Work closely with Business/IT stakeholders to identify and prioritize business requirements;
  • Manage data (structured and unstructured) collection, from databases identification to datamart consolidation; from internal datasets to social media sources;
  • Interpret data, analyse results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports;
  • Model data related to specific business objectives, interpret trends and patterns in complex data sets;
  • Communicate effectively the results of analysis and discuss the subsequent potential action plan

Requirements :

We are looking for a strong candidate with the following skills and qualifications: 

  • A Master in Management/Economics, Engineering, Mathematic , Information technology;
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in a similar position (e.g. Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Business Analyst) and/or a strong eagerness to setup and develop this function with AGC;
  • Knowledge and experience with ETL and statistical packages (SAS, SPSS, R, Python, Spark)
  • Knowledge of a programming language (Javascript, Spark, S, C) is a plus
  • Technical expertise in big data processing : preparation (sourcing , cleansing ), data modeling , data mining and segmentation
  • Professional proficiency in English+ French or Dutch
  • Eligibility to work in Belgium or at least to travel a third of his/her time to Louvain-la-Neuve

The ideal candidate should also have the following attributes:

  • Desire to be among the first employees of a growing structure, to help us shape our organisation in the future in big data and data engineering
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse and interpret large amounts of data to underline the relevant information regarding a specific business objective
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Innate care about work quality
  • Ability to interact at all levels, from the front-line staff to the executive team, with data experts (internal and external) and non-experts alike
  • Learning agility

Location :

Louvain-La-Neuve
This website uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue we assume that you consent to receive all cookies on all websites.
For further information, please click here >>.