General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 16 - Digital

Date Published: 11-Jan-2023

Ref #: R-62450

Base Salary Range: $138,000.00 - $172,500.00

Target Total Cash Range: $138,000.00 - $172,500.00

Target Total Cash: *Target total cash represents this role's annualized cash earning potential at target (base salary + target bonus). Target total cash is contingent on targeted company performance achievement and individual attainment of performance goals. Therefore, target total cash is not guaranteed earnings. In addition to base salary and bonus, this role is eligible for additional compensation in the form of equity.

Compensation Disclaimer: The compensation offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

Description & Requirements

WHAT YOU’LL DO  

As a Principal Data Scientist- you will be a core member of one of our nimble- cross-functional teams – disrupting from inside of a global powerhouse.  In this role- you’ll see a direct link between your work- company growth- and consumer satisfaction. You will help build our next generation of advanced analytics products using AI- Data Science- and Machine Learning.  Examples of problems you will solve include helping R&D determine the next generation of household products- revolutionizing consumer engagement with personally relevant content- and reinventing our supply chain to eliminate food waste.  

We are looking for a Principal Data Scientist in our Data team to work closely with various stakeholders- Product Manager / Owners- Data Scientists and Software Engineers to support building the future of computing at Kraft Heinz. Furthermore- you will: 

  • Be the subject matter expert for Data Science  

  • Lead and be accountable for the design and development of the state-of-the art ML algorithms and various models 

  • Identify and integrate disruptive technologies at an enterprise level (AI/ML- Automation- Optimization) focused on fundamentally transforming the way in which we operate as a company 

  • Co-develop and follow enterprise wide standards  

  • Serve as an integral part of the Digital Revolution by being an advisor and leader of all data science digital initiatives     

  • Deliver systematic approaches and integrating work into products and tools with a trailblazing team of data engineers- analysts- developers- and sometimes chefs. 

  • Create repeatable- interpretable- dynamic- scalable models as the heart of new statistical products. 

  • Make presentations to various teams and stakeholders. 

  • Engineer new features by using your business acumen to improve analytical models. 

  • Collaborate to refine best practices and deploy best-in-class solutions. 

  • Evangelize the value of data-driven decision-making 

  • Contribute to improving Data Science competency across Kraft Heinz  

  • R&D to Identify growth opportunities and execute innovative ideas  

  • Collaborate with other principals at other companies to ensure we are an industry leader in Data science 

  • Lead- mentor and advice other team members 

  • Work in conditions- which include multiple and sometime conflicting priorities 

  • Keep abreast of digital and technology trends to guide the Data Science and business team. 

  • Attend conferences- engage in user groups / meetups etc 

WHO YOU ARE  

  • Bachelors- Masters or doctorate in computer science- software engineering- applied mathematics or similar disciplines- or equivalent professional experience  

  • 10+ years of experience with the implementation and delivery of large-scale enterprise data fusion models and related systems  

  • Demonstrated experience with the development and deployment of enterprise scale data architectures- specifically to support consumer package goods industries’ data science and machine intelligence applications- including those whose requirements may not be known for years to come  

  • You have expertise in Python and/or R and are eager to learn other languages and tools 

  • You are proficient in machine learning to deliver clustering- time series- classification- regression- anomaly detection- simulation- and optimization queries. 

  • You have an aptitude in Big Data technologies like Hadoop- Spark- or distributed databases like Redshift and Snowflake. 

  • Demonstrated experience with customer-centric agile methods 

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Vaccination & Office Collaboration Expectations

Our highest priority is always the health, wellbeing, and safety of our Kraft Heinz family. We require our office-based, home-based, R&D, and sales team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a medical or religious accommodation.

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact HRCompliance@kraftheinz.com for assistance.