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Information Technology Function - Data Scientist

Guangzhou(Canton), Chinese Mainland - Greater China

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Would you like to apply your education and experiences in exciting and meaningful ways from day one? Are you interested in going deep in technology or taking on a business facing role that leverages your IT knowledge and interests? If so, a unique opportunity may be waiting for you at P&G where we offer a variety of roles that bring together business, technology and innovation to create competitive advantage for P&G. Descriptions on the types of roles and work available can be found in the Job Responsibilities.

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Responsibilities

Description

At P&G we use advanced machine learning methods to solve challenging Research and Development problems. These challenges range from developing creative products, personalizing consumer experiences and understanding our consumers in depth. In this role you will work on multiple projects on which you will use data modeling and machine learning tools to solve these types of problems. We have a diverse, global team with similar backgrounds and projects with which you can collaborate to help find solutions. You will use tools such as Python and R.


As a Data Scientist-Masters, you'll be using Big Data and advanced analytics to direct the engagement of our business leaders. You will be collaborating actively across functional partners and senior management to accomplish various project objectives. We are seeking someone who can execute research and analytics, including data source identification, processing, model/algorithm development. Ultimately you will be turning insights into actionable recommendations which will drive business value creation.

We are looking for you to be technically capable and adept at demonstrating such technologies for solving ad hoc business problems, innovating on potential future solutions, and working with technology partners to translate your innovations into robust, scaled, analytic solutions. You will get your hands dirty in the data, demonstrating artificial intelligence and analytic tools (R, Python, Scala, Spark, TensorFlow, Hadoop, KNIME, etc.) to unlock business building insights in our mountains of data.

At P&G, Data Scientists are Business Leaders, an effective communicator, ambitious, and able to drive insights into actions that improve P&G’s business results. Your Business knowledge, interpersonal/communication skills are therefore necessary to thrive in a multi- functional leadership team.
We desire someone who is passionate about analytics. Your analytic skills are the foundation of this role. The ability to mine terabytes of data, derive actionable insights, and then translate those insights into business improving action is essential in our work. You will need to be the primary evangelist to the business for the power of predictive analysis and develop business cases to illustrate the potential for change in decision-making that occurs when you begin to anticipate what will happen, versus just reflecting on what has occurred.


Qualifications

Are you a leader who is pursuing or has graduated with a Masters degree in a quantitative field (Operation Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Math, Statistics, Analytics, etc.) or have equivalent work experience?
If you are a good fit for the Data Scientist- Masters position, you will have:

  • Shown leadership in applying and scaling Analytic techniques to deliver actionable insights from data (in academics or in industry)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to influence others to take action
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Good social skills, self-motivated, dynamic and can-do attitude
  • Strong enthusiasm and curiosity about the intersection of business and technology
  • Preferred Experience in disrupting current business practices in CPG or related industries to help crafting a new go-to-market models.
  • Preferred Experience with Analytical Tools/Applications including:
    • Unix/Linux
    • Big Data Ecosystem: Hadoop, Spark, MapReduce, SQL, Hiv
    • Scientific Computing: R, Python, C++, Java, Scala,
    • High-Performance Parallel and Distributing Computing
    • Deep Learning frameworks: Keras, Tensorflow
    • Data Visualization
    • Data Management Systems
    • Business Intelligence tools: such as KNIME, Tableau


Please kindly input your name in both Chinese characters and Pinyin when you fill in the form. Thank you!

请在下一页填写姓名时用中文字体及拼音填写。谢谢!


About us:

Our P&G Greater China region consists of three markets – Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan. Today, it is one of the largest consumer products companies in the region, serving over a billion Chinese consumers with more than 25 brands across 10 categories. These include Rejoice, Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Vidal Sassoon, Olay, SK-II, Safeguard, Ariel, Tide, Febreze, Gillette, Venues, Braun, Oral-B, Crest, Pampers, Whisper, Tampax and Vicks. Several other global brands are also available to Chinese consumers via the P&G International Flagship Store on T-Mall.

P&G Greater China is headquartered in Guangzhou, Guangdong, with operations across the region, including offices in Hong Kong, Taipei, Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, one R&D center in Beijing, one digital innovation center in Guangzhou, eight manufacturing plants and eleven distribution centers. These locations combined employ more than 8000 people. We are recognized as the “Huangpu School” of the business communities and seen as one of the best companies in talent development. For the past years, we have been considered as the Most Attractive Employer in our industry by Universum.

All of our hiring in China will follow the China Government Employment Regulation, foreign candidate applying for mainland China's position should comply with local laws and regulations on foreigner employment management, please kindly click here to understand more of this regulation.

Location: Guangzhou(Canton), Chinese Mainland - Greater China

Job Id: IT 00002168

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Perks

  • Healthcare

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health and Wellness Programs

  • Stock Purchase Program

  • Family Support

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