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Dow Chemical: Advanced Analytics Data Scientist


Help build a specific mathematical models to address a particular problem creating a value opportunity for Dow. Lead projects effectively and independently.



Dow Chemical At: Dow Chemical
Location: Midland, MI
Web: www.dow.com


_Contact_:
Email to jyopp@dow.com

Responsibilities:
  • Provide the technical expertise necessary to perform detailed analyses of various critical business problems.
  • The purpose of these analyses is to build a specific mathematical model to address a particular problem creating a value opportunity for Dow.
  • Lead projects effectively in an independent manner with minimal direct supervision.
  • Acquire working knowledge of tools and techniques identified for data mining and modeling applications. To accomplish this, specific training in modeling techniques and prior experience in statistical, econometric, and optimization techniques is required.
  • Perform necessary pre-processing and harmonization of data to create a modeling data set utilizing the most effective methods available.
  • Clearly understand varying perspectives of a business problem/opportunity.
  • Give a structure to the business problem that can be analyzed with the available data.
  • Select the proper mathematical method (statistics, econometrics, optimization, etc.) for the problem at hand, as well as the proper implementation technology.
  • Deploy the model in a user-friendly environment and provide assessment of the quality of the model.
  • Translate complex analytical results into actionable strategies for the client in a lucid manner. Qualifications
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in a quantitative field (i.e. applied stats), Masters or PhD preferred
  • 3-5 years experience minimum in predictive/prescriptive modeling in the Analytics and Big Data space The following skills are required for the role:
  • Econometric/Statistical Modeling.
  • Time Series Analysis.
  • Panel Data Analysis.
  • Consumer Behavior Analytics.
  • Statistical Analysis programming languages: SAS, STATA, LIMDEP.
  • Markets and Information Economics.
  • Simulation Analysis.
  • Optimization Concepts & Applications. Note: relocation assistance may be provided for this role.

 
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity.

Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2014, Dow had annual sales of more than $58 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 product families are manufactured at 201 sites in 35 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.

Dow Offers
  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

 
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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