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Data Scientist (m/f/d)

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Bruchsal, Baden-Wurttemberg, DE, 76646

Company: John Deere

Welcome to John Deere, the leading innovator of agricultural, forestry, construction, lawn and grounds care equipment supported by comprehensive parts and financial services solutions. With around 73,500 employees worldwide, we develop and produce connected and technologically advanced machines with a total sales of $39 billion. By joining us you grow individually and become a key contributor in managing the biggest global challenge: supplying 7 billion people with food, clothing and infrastructure.  


With around 600 employees, the European Parts Distribution Centre supplies all John Deere dealers in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, as well as national parts warehouses, with parts and accessories. It also manages parts deliveries for all products manufactured in Europe. About 320.000 different parts are stocked in an area covering 130.000m².  


Our division Order Fulfillment in Bruchsal is looking for a  


Data Scientist (m/f/d)   


Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for working closely with the key leading economic indicators, developing a service parts forecasting model and determining causal relationships between sub groups of part level forecast and leading indicators  

  • Maintain statistically based econometric service parts models and statistical forecasts by product-line, utilizing statistical software applications and working with service providers on the customization necessary for modeling a product line for service parts demand forecasting  

  • Coordinate the forecast accuracy process in different regions and by specific platforms  

  • Perform all necessary tasks to ensure engagement of all forecast inputs and to increase forecast accuracy  

  • Coordinating/creating presentation related to Economic condition, marketing program and forecast accuracy performance  

  • Effectively present/educate forecast inputs about the process and tools. Build and nurture relationship with stakeholders.  

  • Maintain accuracy of data. This includes continuing to update parts catalogs to product lines and add/modify product lines requested by forecast inputs  

  • Perform various quantitative analysis to continue to improve forecast accuracy  

  • Initiate and conduct research/analysis to leverage best practice within Deere and across industry  


Required Skills and Experience:     

  • University Degree in Economics, Statistics or Actuarial Science   

  • Expert knowledge of statistical analysis, econometrics and time series forecasting (performs more complex functions, understand principles, may teach others)  

  • Ability to work with large data set and ability to conduct statistical analysis using hundreds of Excel files  

  • Knowledge of statistical programming language (SAS, SPSS, R, Matlab, STATA), advanced user in Excel-VBA and proficient in MS Access  

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to independently translate academic research into practice  

  • Proficient in English (reading, writing, listening and speaking)  

  • Strong presentation skill, ability to present technical concepts to non-technical audiences  

  • Demonstrate initiative, commitment, good interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills  

  • Expert skills in Data Visualization tools Power BI and Tableau   

  • Knowledge in EDL, Business Objects and SAP and good knowledge in project management would be desired but not required  


What You’ll Get: 

  • an attractive compensation package including variable pay program 

  • competitive pension, holidays, life cover/income protection benefits 

  • flexible working solutions to balance family and career 

  • development and learning opportunities to support current needs and future aspirations 


This tariff position is based in Bruchsal and vacant as soon as possible. 


End of Posting: 27th April 2022 


John Deere Bruchsal 

Human Resouces 

Maren Schuhmacher 


We look forward to your online application in English language!  


Additional Information: 

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