(Senior) Data Scientist (m/f/d)

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Date: Feb 22, 2024

Location: Hanau, DE

Company: Heraeus

(Senior) Data Scientist (m/f/d)
Location Hanau
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and technological leadership to create the most diverse products, all with one thing in common: World-class quality. Working with customers around the world, we shape the future and provide vital innovations in the areas of Metals & Recycling, Healthcare, Semiconductor & Electronics and Industrials. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and has a team of around 17,200 employees in 40 countries.

About our Corporate Consulting Team

As Corporate Consulting and Digitalization team at Heraeus, we know the challenges today's global manufacturing and service companies face. We work on key topics that are highly relevant for the performance of the Heraeus Group and thus create real added value side by side with our colleagues in the Operating Companies. We have deep expertise in Supply Chain Excellence (e.g., Operations, Lean Six Sigma) and Commercial Excellence (e.g., Marketing and Sales). We drive digital innovation in our Operating Companies in many different areas, such as Digital Customer Experience (e.g., eCommerce, Web, CRM, Customer Analytics), IoT (e.g., Machine Connectivity, Robotics, Automation, Metrology) and Data Science (e.g., AI, Data Engineering, Optimization). In our Consulting team, we are always in close contact with each other. Openness and trust create room for personal and professional development. GROW with us and let’s get EXCELLENT together. More information about our Corporate Consulting team can be found at www.heraeus-consulting.com/careers.


The following challenges await you:

  • In your role as Senior Data Scientist (m/f/d), you will be responsible to develop business solutions in the realm of parts inspection, optimization, forecasting, unstructured information processing and predictive maintenance using your expertise in optimization, deep learning, reinforcement learning and generative AI.
  • You work with the relevant open-source deep-learning architectures and adapt them to the targeted applications leveraging your machine learning operation skills.
  • Working closely with Data Engineering, you prepare complex datasets, understand how to work in a team, and enjoy sharing your knowledge.
  • You effectively prepare and communicate results and derive an implementation plan together with business units and key stakeholders.
  • In addition, you are proficient in a systematic approach that allows you to efficiently move from customer requirements to operationally deployed AI models.


Your Profile:

  • Master's degree or PhD in data science, computer science, mathematics, or the natural sciences or a relevant quantitative discipline
  • Several years of experience in the application of open-source deep-learning models and in statistics
  • Experience in data visualization, machine vision (openCV), statistics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, as well as ML-Ops and (maybe) Six-Sigma
  • Python and especially Pytorch you write like a native language
  • Strong analytical skills as well as an intrinsic motivation to permanently develop your own skills especially in state-of-the-art AI approaches and related software architecture
  • Exceptional communication skills, particularly in explaining complex models to non-experts
  • You are passionate about reading state of the art research papers in the realm of artificial intelligence and eager to apply your newly acquired knowledge to your daily challenges at Heraeus


Your Benefits:

  • Empowerment & Career Development - value-adding projects including multiple insights, high visibility and a cross-functional network enabling a future transition into a management or leadership role within the Heraeus Group
  • Top projects with high impact - You will always work on key topics that are highly relevant for the performance of the Heraeus Group and thus create real added value side by side with our colleagues in the business units
  • Strong salary package - attractive basic salary, performance-related components & profit-sharing and support for private pension plan
  • Hybrid working and regular time off - a combination of remote and on site working, 30 days annual leave plus up to 6 additional days off (company closures on bridge days and between years), special leave for special occasions, life phase account for paid time off (e.g. sabbatical, earlier retirement)
  • Additional benefits - on site- subsidized public transport, company medical service with comprehensive vaccinations and preventive medical check-ups, sport offers at our Heraeus Balance Point, delicious and healthy dishes in our canteen and social counseling to foster and ensure mental health

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