LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
Our client, a global manufacturer of engines for the agricultural, materials handling, general industrial, construction and power generation sectors based in Peterborough, has just made available a 4-month contract opportunity for a Data Scientist to join their team, offering up to £30 per hour (umbrella or limited company contractor basis).
The role is to provide analytical expertise to the demand team and create statistical models and tools to be used by the demand and sales teams.
Key Responsibilities of the Data Scientist
This role is responsible and accountable for the execution of statistical modelling and tool development to support the demand planning cycle. Primarily, the role will lead the work stream to generate statistical and forecast modelling tools that aid the demand and sales teams complete their job functions. This job will complete the following and similar functions:
Study of historic demand trends
Study to discover if one sector leads others
Study of market indicators and index's to evaluated possible lead indicators
Model leading sector and market indicators
Provide tools to aid RFP and scenario planning by demand team
Provide tool to give the business decision making support with forecasting and demand profiling
Provide data analysis tools using leading and market indicators
Generate a digital twin for the forecast (where possible)
Complete set of work instructions and adoption tools to embed new tools / insight
The role may involve some infrequent travel
The incumbent will lead statistical modelling and employ the latest data science tools to deliver a competitive advantage
Strong collaboration with process partners and allied teams across our global footprint will be needed
Qualifications and Experience required for the Data Scientist
The position requires a broad knowledge of data analysis and modelling tools. Ideally, you will have experience of modelling forecasts or similar profiles in a production or sales environment.
Demonstrated experience of project delivery from initiation to completion is essential.
Well-developed and current knowledge of the latest modelling and data scientist tool sets relating to forecasting and data presentation is required.
To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.
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