Data Scientist

Data Scientist Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England

Full Time Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England 46792 - 57246 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

About The Role

Join our dynamic Data & Analytics team at Morrisons and be a part of our mission to leverage data for maximum value creation!

Located at our Support Centre in Bradford, West Yorkshire, this is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team of Data Scientists.

As a member of our team, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring that Morrisons has the right data in the right place. We empower our organisation with data and insights through cutting-edge reporting tools like Qlik, enabling us to answer strategic questions and drive informed decisions through analytics and Data Science.

In this fast-paced retail environment, our data scientists collaborate closely with our dedicated data and analytics team, as well as across different functions within the organisation. Together, we tackle business challenges, enhance our performance, and unlock the true potential of our data.

Your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Using advanced analytics and machine learning (optimisation, classification, forecasting) to solve business problems and deploy production models used across the business

  • Strategic Road mapping: Contribute to the development of a 1-2 year data product roadmap, ensuring that all projects are strategically aligned with our core priorities. Clearly define any work passed to our development partners and link it to relevant business processes

  • Value-Driven Data Products: Foster a culture focused on creating data products that drive value and align with our strategic priorities

  • Promoting Data Literacy: Act as a champion for data literacy across the organisation, ensuring that everyone understands and harnesses the power of data

  • Efficiency and Value: Cultivate a culture of quick turnarounds for small data requests that add value. We aim to ship data products within one working day's effort, making data readily available for decision-making

  • Lean Working: Embrace a lean working culture, where every effort is geared towards minimising waste, maximising efficiency, and contributing to an improvement in EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortisation)

We’re committed to harnessing the power of data to drive innovation and enhance our competitive edge in the retail industry. Join us and be a part of this exciting journey!

About The Company

Our modern Head Office on the edge of Bradford is home to our different support teams from tech, marketing and finance to HR, trading and supply chain.

Alive with activity, this is where decisions are made and our corporate teams make sure everything runs smoothly. Here, you’ll find comfy breakout areas, a coffee shop, newsagents and subsidised restaurant all within commuting distance of Leeds, Manchester and the Yorkshire Dales - always with free parking.

We host regular seasonal events and you’ll often find our suppliers on site sharing details of their latest product. We’re also committed to fundraising for our current charity partner.

Our business is fast paced and ever changing, as such we’ve lots of opportunities for you to play your part in our success. We’d love to meet you…

Some of the benefits you can expect as follows;

  • 15% colleague discount in our stores and online, plus an additional 10% card for a friend or family member
  • Annual bonus scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement

  • Four day working week with flexible working hours

  • Company pension contributions

  • Private healthcare

  • Perks with over 850 retailers

  • Free parking onsite

About You

As a Data Scientist, you’ll have the following experience:

  • Solving business problems using data, analytics and machine learning

  • Storytelling and the ability to bring data to life

  • Championing data literacy

  • Being curious, challenging the status quo & being inquisitive

  • Gathering, challenging and refining stakeholder requirements

  • Delivering project work as part of a team

And these are the skills we’re looking for:

  • Excellent SQL skills and the ability to extract data from data marts in an accurate and efficient manner

  • Experience of programming - preferably in Python or R - but any kind of programming experience e.g. Javascript, VBA, Java is acceptable

  • Understanding of machine learning techniques and when you would use them. We will provide training to help you master this area if you are willing to learn.

  • Creating data visualisations and possessing an understanding of how to display data in an effective and engaging way and tell stories with the data

  • The ability to mentor other members of the team - in particular technical concepts such as programming, whilst also being eager and enthusiastic about learning new skills from more experienced members of the team

Data Scientist
Bradford, United Kingdom
David Potts
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Grocery Stores
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