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Date:  Sep 24, 2021
Job Req ID:  3020
Category:  Information Technology
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek

Title:  Data Scientist Lead


Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and create innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish.  Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries. At the heart of the Kellogg Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe.


We have an opening for you as a Lead Data Scientist in Battle Creek, MI.  This critical role will collaborate with the business to answer questions and promote efficiencies by using data and advanced analytic techniques. 




Direct Business Partnering - In this role, you will be working with multiple levels of the business and leadership to better enable analytics and data across the organization. By leveraging your experience, leadership skills, positive attitude as well as your understanding for cross-functional relationships, you will help deliver practical analytical and data solutions within in a global environment. Leading the design, development, and deployment of data-driven predictive models to solve business problems using the most appropriate techniques in data mining, machine learning, and statistical modeling.

Data Analysis - Diving into large, noisy, and complex real-world data to produce innovative analysis of historical patterns in customer behaviors and product performance.  Working closely with data warehouse architects and software developers to generate seamless business intelligence solutions for business partners.
Decision Support – Piloting emerging “big data” technologies to help Kellogg understand how to exploit new methodologies, technologies, and tools.  Driving toward deep visibility of the business, end-to-end through analytics and fact-based data disciplines. Advocating for and train the organization during deployment of analytic solutions.




  • Master’s in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Physics, Engineering or related field with extensive relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated technical/business experience in problem-framing and problem-solving with required project management skills.
  • Experience in data analysis, modeling, and data mining.
  • Strong experience with analytical software and technology (Eg. R/Python, RStudio, R Shiny, AWS Data & Analytics services)
  • Experience with SQL, Hive, Presto, Hadoop, or other data querying languages.
  • Experience designing and building statistical forecasting and machine learning models.
  • Experience with communicating findings and actionable recommendations/insights to stake holders using data visualization tools (Eg. Tableau, Power BI, etc.)
  • Exceptional customer service and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated experience translating complex and technical subject matter.
  • Ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities.

Bonus Points:

  • Do you have PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Engineering or related field?  Great, we’d love to put it to good use in IT.
  • Have you worked in CPG or have system experience?  Bring it to this role!
  • Do you have experience supporting large-scale system implementations?  Perfect!
  • Experience developing analytics solutions using “Big Data” tools and techniques
  • Do you have proficient knowledge validating and verifying mathematics models?  Great, you will be able to use that knowledge with this role.


It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on the links below: 




The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link.


If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com



Kellogg Recruitment

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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