Data Scientist

Description & Requirements

About the Position 

We are looking for a highly motivated Data Scientist to make a big difference in People Analytics at Kraft Heinz! 

The Data Scientist will be responsible for collecting- analysing- and interpreting large sets of data to help inform key business decisions related to our workforce. This role will be based in Amsterdam- the Netherlands and will work closely with other members of the People Analytics team- as well as with other departments across the organization to ensure that data is being effectively utilised to drive business outcomes. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Collect- process- and analyze people data using various tools and techniques 
  • Build and maintain data models to support people analytics initiatives 
  • Conduct statistical analysis to identify patterns and trends in the data 
  • Create visualizations and presentations to effectively communicate findings to key partners 
  • Collaborate with colleagues to understand their data needs and provide relevant insights 
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest data science trends and technologies 
  • Partner with HR leadership across the International Zone to identify improvement opportunities 

Qualifications & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science- Data Science- Statistics- or related field 
  • 3 – 5 years of proven experience in data analysis or a related field- ideally within the HR department 
  • Strong programming skills in Python or R 
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau 
  • Experience with SQL or other data management technologies 
  • Experience with machine learning techniques and statistical analysis is a plus 

Professional Attributes 

  • Communication Skills: You will easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you build strong interpersonal relationships quickly- to deal with all kinds of different partners and collaborators. 
  • Project management: Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized- structured and always have an overview of all the phases of the project. Together with your team you will bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe. 
  • Simplification: Experienced in designing sophisticated processes and simplify for the wider organization 
  • Analytical: Excellent data-driven problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to bring structure to simplify scope- bring solutions and run the execution 
  • Resilience: You don’t get easily stressed by pressure- on the opposite- ability to take initiative and work within an autonomous environment 

What we offer you  

  • Exposure: You will be working with leadership on key projects driving our People Strategy 
  • Meritocratic culture: We believe in big rewards for top performance 
  • Autonomy: You will have a high level of autonomy and be given the ownership to do what is right 
  • Development: We offer fast track career and personal development opportunities that few companies can match 
  • A flexible and hybrid working environment (3/2) 

Location: Amsterdam- The Netherlands 

Inclusion matters to us 

Everyone is welcome at our table. In fact- we thrive on learning and growing from our diverse group of backgrounds and perspectives. 

Doesn’t matter who you are- where you’re from- or who makes your heart sing. We want you to show up as your authentic self- excited to work with amazing colleagues to solve complex challenges and innovate in an ever-changing industry.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race- religion- colour- national origin- sex- gender- gender expression- sexual orientation- age- marital status- veteran status- or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process- to perform essential job functions- and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.  

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn’t good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins – and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.

  • Type of Company Inhouse
  • Function Data Scientist
  • Expertise 3+ years
  • Language Dutch Language Not Required
  • City Amsterdam
  • Province Noord-Holland
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