1+ months

Senior Data Scientist and Analytics Lead - The Coca-Cola Company

Atlanta, Georgia

Job ID: R-22186

Job Description Summary

The Senior Data Scientist and Analytics Lead, supporting The Coca-Cola Freestyle Field Reliability Team is responsible for delivering a reliable, cost effective, and defect free experience to the connected Freestyle fleet. This will be delivered through an emphasis on driving system and reliability improvements identified through data insights. These insights will be linked to field and customer observations, customer recommendations, product supply, manufacturing, and field escalations. This role will leverage data from separate systems including manufacturing, product supply, dispenser diagnostics, and connectivity to minimize disruptions to the fleet and continually identify opportunities for improvement. The specific accountabilities include:

  • Build analytics processes for anomaly detection, knowledge discovery, decision-making, insights, optimization, monitoring, and new capabilities.
  • Automate visualization of key operational data for decision making
  • Resolve field escalations through deep insights from data collected from equipment sensors, suppliers, manufacturing, and service tickets
  • Build, test, and deploy machine learning, and text analytics applications to produce value from Freestyle dispensers.
  • Work with technical engineering teams to drive improvements by translating customer and field issues into defined engineering actions


Qualifications & Experience

Function Specific Activities:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Mathematics
  • 3+ years of working in technical or field operations
  • 3+ years of working with large data sets and experience with ETL type functions
  • Six Sigma Black Belt

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ of working in technical or field operations
  • 2+ years working the Coca-Cola Freestyle ecosystem
  • Master Degree in Data Science or Similar field
  • 2+ years manufacturing experience

Function Specific Activities

  • Responsible for designing, building, and interpreting algorithms and models that leverage or empower enterprise data products
  • Analyzes data and develops models, algorithms, and/or simulations for complex business problems
  • Performs statistical analysis to establish causal relationships between drivers and outcomes
  • Develops and manages ETL pipelines in support of specific modeling project work
  • Develops and manages models, workflows, and/or code in support of specific modeling project work
  • Owns and is accountable for model and code quality and documentation
  • Performs ad-hoc analysis as necessary to support specific project work
  • Influence software and electronics logging that can feed models needed to drive performance improvements
  • Create data visualizations that will provide insight into fleet performance
  • Implement process improvement to benefit the Coca-Cola network
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, BU leaders and the service network while maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.

Technical Skills

  • Ability to extract and transform large data sets to gain insights with tools such as Altrex, Tableau, and Splunk
  • Has some experience using the AWS big data technology stack (S3, Redshift, Lambda, Athena, EC2, EMR, ECS, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of SQL, Tableau, JMP, and SAS
  • Familiar with JSON and Java programming
  • Experience with R, Python, and Matlab
  • Process Improvement: Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and coordinate efforts around process improvement. Ability to analyze business processes and develop systems-based solutions that will improve current state.
  • Computer Modeling: Knowledge of statistical and mathematical computer programs and modeling techniques. Ability to apply and analyze large amounts of data for developing projections and estimates
  • Business Activity Processes: Ability to establish and define processes, and continuously monitor and improve processes to facilitate the execution of business activities. 

Leadership Behaviors

  • Drive Innovation: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation)
  • Collaborate with System and Stakeholders: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
  • Act Like an Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
  • Inspire Others: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
  • Develop Self and Others: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential

Job Requirements

Years of Experience:

7-10 Years Experience

Growth Behaviors

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Posted: 2019-05-09 Expires: 2019-07-08

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