Manufacturing Data Scientist - McKinsey Analytics


  • Advanced degree in Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Quantitative social sciences or related field
  • 2+ years of deep technical experience in predictive analytics, machine learning, optimization, and fluent in a number of the following technologies: R, Python, SQL, MATLAB, SAS, Java, Spark, Scala, AWS, Tableau
  • Understanding of applied physics (e.g., enthalpy, heat balances, calorific values, turbines)
  • Proven track record in applying data science methods to business problems in operations (supply chain, manufacturing, procurement, etc.)
  • Strong intrinsic problem-solving skills, ability to structure and solve problems and conduct and interpret analysis independently, with demonstrated analytic and quantitative skills
  • Strong presentation and communication skills and ability to explain complex analytical concepts to people from other fields
  • Business level fluency in English together with fluency in either French or Dutch is mandatory
  • Willingness to travel up to 80% of the time

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in Brussels or Antwerp and will be part of the McKinsey Analytics Northern Europe team.

McKinsey Analytics works together with clients to build analytics-driven organizations. We combine the latest techniques with deep industry, functional, and analytics expertise to help clients capture the most value from data.

What You'll Do

You will apply data science methods to improve and optimize our clients performance needs, capture meaningful insights and turn them into competitive advantages.

You will drive the creation of statistical models to solve specific operational problems. These problems may include: How can we predict equipment failure to do proactive maintenance for wind turbines? How can we use machine learning to predict consumer behavior? To solve these problems, you will have access to proprietary feature engineering AI and teams of experts.

At McKinsey you will not be a small piece of a big puzzle. You will be in the room, often with the senior management, working side by side with talented data scientists from leading client organizations both on technical issues and on making the change happen.

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