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Kraft Heinz Company3.9
Data Scientist II
Don Mills
CA$73k - CA$99k (Glassdoor est.)
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Compensation & Benefits : 4.1
Culture & Values : 3.7
Career Opportunities : 4.3
Work/Life Balance : 3.4
Job & Company Insights
Job Type : Full-time
Job Function : data scientist
Industry : Manufacturing
Size : 10000+ Employees

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 02 - Application Development & Support

Date Published: 29-Apr-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

The Data Scientist II role is a key driver in developing and maintaining advanced analytics tools to help business make quicker and better decisions to maximize the business’ competitive advantage.

This role will help maximize the ROI on our large annual investments in data and technology by discovering hidden insights from data- developing models & dashboards and improving faster decision making that will drive business results.

We are looking for someone with a strong background in Statistics or Mathematics who can translate business problems to mathematical terms to drive business value. The Data Scientist is responsible for developing models- ensuring the models are up to date to meet changing business requirements and unlock new business opportunities. This role works closely with the Principal Data Scientist to develop new and maintain existing analytics solutions.

Why Should You Join the Team?

Data Science team is a new team and is instrumental in guiding Advanced Analytics journey at Kraft Heinz Canada. The team works as a startup - and as a part of this highly energetic team you will not only work on developing models but also get the unique opportunity to gain hands on experience to define data science framework at Kraft Heinz. Overall- if you are passionate about data and would like to apply theoretical concepts to solve practical business problems- develop cutting edge algorithms and intelligent tools to show how data science can bring business value- all while working with a friendly team- this is going to be your dream team to enrich your data science career. The sky is not the limit in terms of enhancing your knowledge and working on a variety of projects with the Data Science team at Kraft Heinz Canada!


Model and Tool Development:

  • Develop- manage- maintain & optimize machine learning models by working closely with Data Engineering- ML Engineer and Business stakeholders to deliver end-to-end solution.
  • Use of problem-solving skills- advanced Analytics methodologies (ML/AI) to find hidden data insights to unlock new business opportunities
  • Assist Data Science team with development of complex tools- models or database builds as well as analytic requests


  • Own Data Science Visualization Framework- Tableau environment for assigned function (permissions- tracking of usage- optimization- etc.)
  • Adopt visualization best practices to develop dashboards

Team Player:

  • Leadership in the cross-functional advanced analytics reporting and KPI development
  • Working with ML Engineer to ensure integrity & governance- rituals and routines of new Data Sources in Snowflake database & Azure Blob storage

Project Management:

  • Provide inputs/stories and assist in prioritization of Data Engineering sprints
  • Complete User Acceptance Testing on new releases


Must Have

  • Master’s degree in engineering- operations research- statistics- mathematics- or econometrics
  • Experience in programming languages – SQL- Python or R
  • Fundamental knowledge on cloud computing technologies
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience with development of large scale supervised- unsupervised ML models and forecasting models
  • Experience working with database systems and analytical tools- strong design sense for data visualization
  • Strong communication & problem-solving skills and a strong team player
  • Knowledge on version control system such as Git
  • Knowledge on Agile methodologies

Good to have

  • Knowledge on Open Source Python Visualization such as Bokeh or Streamlit etc.
  • Experience in working with Azure ML and Azure Devops
  • Experience in dashboard development in Tableau
  • Experience in development of Heuristic Models
  • Experience in working with Agile teams and using tools such as Jira

Kraft Heinz is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will be considered for our opportunities- regardless of race- religion- faith- creed- age- ethnicity- marital status- gender identity- sexual orientation- or disability. Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact:



Toronto- ON

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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