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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist - Your future role?
As a Data Scientist you will have the fantastic opportunity to be a member of our Data Insight team dedicated in the exploitation of the full business potential of big data/advanced analytics to anticipate customer needs and provide to millions of consumers moments of delight, every single day. You will be working for a company that touches billions of consumers more than a hundred times a day. Your con-tribution will be critical to anticipate consumers & customers’ needs and create better Fragrances & Tastes for our customers.


You will be based at our Digital Factory in Paris.
Could this be the challenging environment you’re looking for? 


In this position, reporting to the Data Science Lead, you will:


Partner with business 

  • Detail the business challenges & opportunities
  • Scope the data exploration activities, and/or the analytics pilots
  • Apply, modify and / or invent algorithms to address the challenge
  • Use your analytical knowledge to tell the story (model findings, performance…) to business stakeholders
  • Support business in defining change management required to leverage model findings and deliver value


Contribute to the Center of Expertise’s missions

  • Define the approach and technologies to use
  • Identify best practices


Collaborate with the IT department 

  • Select, implement and support the implementation of tools




  • Master’s degree in applied mathematics, statistics, engineering, operations research, computer science or related technical discipline
  • Proven advanced data mining and predictive modelling skills (Python, Kedro & ML Flow)
  • 4+ years of business experience in an advanced analytics role
  • Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Fluency in English is mandatory


Our Benefits
Profit sharing
Saving plan
Additional holidays (RTT)


At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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