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 AI/Big data projects, from the requirements’ analysis to the automation of the models.

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, R&D …). 

The IT Data Scientist will :

  • Work in a team inside the AI Competence Center;
  • Work closely with Business/IT stakeholders to identify and prioritize business requirements;
  • Identify useful (internal/external) data sources;
  • Perform analysis on collected data to select the right features;
  • Build / validate / tune / deploy ML models;
  • Communicate effectively the results and discuss the subsequent potential action plan;
  • Participate in developing AGC Start-ups.

Requirements :

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

  • At least a Master in Information technology, Mathematics, Statistics or Physics;
  • Experience in AI/ML/Big Data project(s);
  • Insights of ML/AI algorithms (XGBOOST, Random-Forest, SVM, Neural Networks, etc.);
  • Effective experience in Signal Processing (Sensor data, Predictive Maintenance, etc.);
  • Fluent in Python;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Experience in Deep Learning (Keras, Tensorflow, Pytorch, …) is a plus;
  • Experience in Big Data(Spark, Hadoop, Map-reduce, and Hive) is a plus;
  • Professional proficiency in English and French or Dutch;
  • Eligibility to work in Belgium, workplace is Louvain-la-Neuve.

Are you ready to sign "Glass Unlimited" ?

The ideal candidate should also have the following attributes:

  • Desire to be a team player of a growing structure;
  • 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;
  • Hands-on attitude;
  • 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.
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