Junior Data Scientist

Amsterdam, Netherlands
17 Sep 2022
29 Oct 2022
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is the growth platform for Calvin Klein and TOMMY HILFIGER. Through driving brand strength and relevance, we are connecting our global, iconic brands closer to where the consumer is going than ever before, today and with future generations. Guided by our values and enabled by our scale and global reach, we are driving fashion forward for good, as one team with one vision and one plan. That's the Power of Us, that's the Power of PVH+.

The Team

The supply chain of PVH Europe is embarking on an ambitious and challenging journey of transformation to become future-proof: digitalized, automated, and data-driven. Within PVH Europe the Supply Value Chain is laying the ground for an exciting road of digital growth and transformation and the Supply Chain Data Science and Analytics team is looking forward to embedding a professional sharing the team's passion for data, mathematics, machine learning, and the delivery of business-impactful data-driven solutions.

The Position

The Junior Data Scientist will join the efforts of the Supply Chain Data Science and Analytics team in helping make this transformation a reality. The focus will be on supply chain operational processes with the key responsibility of fast-forwarding the current supply chain structure leveraging big data & analytics.

Will participate in the development of algorithms to solve specific optimization problems (e.g., containers fill-rate optimization and prioritization, stock slotting optimization) and in building predictive models (e.g., vessels arrival time prediction, customers estimated delivery date prediction). The Junior Data Scientist will also support the team in maintaining and developing automated routines to granularly digitalize the operational day-by-day of the supply chain central operations teams.

Key Responsibilities
  • Extract data-driven business insights, and develop automated solutions and machine-learning models to predict decisive information for supply chain business operations.
  • Work under the supervision of an experienced data scientist in a team that is fully integrated and in continuous collaboration with its business stakeholders: Inbound Logistics, Distribution Center, Order-Fulfilment, Operations, and Planning teams.
  • Be able to translate complex mathematical concepts into clearly understandable information for a wide audience, but also be comfortable in an environment that highly values human contact and close team collaboration.
  • Perform analyses of a large amount of data related to supply chain processes to extract business insight
  • Develop mathematical models describing the empirical supply chain processes.
  • Maintain and develop ETL routines to increasingly digitalize supply chain operations
  • Contribute to the problem-solving process and support business stakeholders in finding the right analytical solution
  • Communicate with business stakeholders in a clear, understandable, and actionable way even the more complex mathematical concepts

The Ideal Candidate
  • 1 year of experience working as a Data Scientist.
  • Master's degree in natural sciences (e.g., mathematics, physics), engineering disciplines (e.g., computer engineering), or econometrics.
  • Advanced knowledge of statistics and mathematics.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven experience with programming languages, particularly Python and/or R.
  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms and related programming packages (e.g., scikit-learn).
  • Knowledge of supply chain processes will be given preference.
  • Knowledge in cloud computing, BI visualization tools (e.g., Tableau), Excel, and PowerPoint is desirable.
  • Good project management and planning capacities, reliable, and looking for ownership.
  • A proactive attitude and is eager to develop in a fast-paced environment and a young team.
  • Excellent communication skills and is able to translate complex information into clear insights and comfortable presenting in front of senior leadership audiences.
  • Ambition and motivation to go the extra mile and abili to perform in a demanding work environment.

What You Can Expect from Us
  • Work Smart Program: hybrid work, flex hours, work from anywhere 4 weeks a year, home office allowance, and meeting free Fridays
  • One of a kind Campus: state-of-the-art collaboration spaces, restaurant with premium buffet, takeaway deli, barista coffee bars, sky bar, and rooftop garden
  • Health & Well-being: People's Place gym, sports clubs, nutritional coaching, meditation studio, headspace subscription, rooftop yoga, and mental health days
  • Social events: Thursday socials, pub quizzes, annual themed events, sample sales, and market launches
  • PVH University: learning and development programs to leverage your professional and personal goals
  • How we support you: onsite parking, bike garages, commuting allowances, Employee Assistance Programs, pension schemes, and discounts on our brands Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein to name a few!

Our Talent Acquisition will share our full benefits overview at the offer stage.

PVH Europe and our brands, TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation. #LI-Hybrid