Global Data Scientist

McCormick UK Ltd
Haddenham, UK
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Global Data Scientist

Haddenham, UK

This Global Data Scientist will be responsible for providing leadership and subject matter expertise in the use of visualization and advanced analytics to solve business problems.  The role requires a deep understanding of the processing, modelling and analysis of structured and unstructured data, combined with the ability to interpret results and make recommendations to business stakeholders to shape strategies for our business units globally.  The candidate needs to be able to establish credibility with a wide variety of business partners by providing consulting (advisory) services as well as high quality execution across multiple priorities, in a fast-paced environment.


  • Leverage data mining and analytical skills to provide advanced analytic solutions that solve business problems and bring new insights to the business; Develop global tools to integrate, report and interpret large data sets with structured and unstructured data
  • Automate data collection, data transformation & harmonization for one source of truth and data democracy in EMEA region
  • Capture EMEA regional reporting requirements and extract data to support automated reporting workstreams executed by offshore analytics partner
  • Work with IT to create and manage a data infrastructure to support for McCormick Marketing function
  • Leverage external connections to seek out new and improved tools and approaches to bring into McCormick
  • Develop training content that enables business partners to use data more effectively in their jobs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, IT or Data Analytics/Science, or closely related field
  • Experience in analytics, data science, or related field
  • Demonstrated skills and results in analyzing complex datasets, generating insights and building robust statistical models
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of concepts, principles and practices in Marketing and Sales Demonstrated ability to connect the dots between complex data/analytics and business understanding
  • Proficiency with building dashboards for business users using data visualization software (Power BI preferred)
  • Expertise with SQL and coding in one or more languages (Python preferred)
  • Experience with building data models (machine learning & AI preferred)
  • Comfortable working with structured and unstructured data sources, e.g. syndicated data, SAP
  • Proven project leadership experience with demonstrated success in balancing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment; foresees and addresses issues before they become significant obstacles
  • Strong technical curiosity, a passion for problem solving and the ability to uncover richness of analytic insight that translates to business opportunity
  • Demonstrated agile learning skills; ability to learn new technology, skills & tools quickly and easily
  • Ability to synthesize analytic learnings and translate into compelling stories for a business audience
  • Effective at building collaborative, cross functional and cross-geography partnerships
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong personal leadership, including attention to detail, quality of work and bias toward action
  • Ability to travel internationally, as needed (0-5%)
  • CPG or Food/Bev experience desirable

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.



At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavour to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 12,400 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz.

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 

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Haddenham Business Park
Pegasus Way
HP17 8LB
United Kingdom

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