Reference : 558272

Data Scientist

  • Finance
  • United Kingdom Coventry
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/12/2018

Additional description

Data Scientist

Competitive Salary – Based in Coventry

Jewson – part of Saint-Gobain -Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL 2016, 2017 and 2018’

If you’re looking to join a brand that is passionate about its employees come join us at Jewson. Jewson is a Saint-Gobain brand so it’s part of one of the largest construction businesses in the world, with over 600 branches nationwide. So if you have an appetite for a role where you can utilize ‘Big Data’ to influence the strategic direction in the company look no further.

In this exciting Data Scientist role you will be responsible for uncovering company inefficiencies via data mining methods so an inquisitive mind would be advantageous. You will be required to carry out impact modelling exercises, as well as to utilize forecasting techniques / principles to improve our demand projections, whilst designing appropriate cost wash-through models. As a Data Scientist you will also be tasked with understanding our ranging requirements for our various customer segments, and derive recommendations on stock requirements accordingly.

So if you…

  • Have strong Data Mining experience
    • Have a keen interest in Supply Chain Analytics
    • Are commercially savvy
    • Have strong analytical and reporting ability
    • A Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field (desirable not essential)

We may just be the right fit for each other… First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
    Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As an employee you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you!


Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so.

On occasion, we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly, to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome a diversity of applications irrespective of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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