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Date:  12-Sep-2022
Job Req ID:  10302
Category:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  US
State:  IL
City:  Chicago
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Data Scientist People Analytics


Data Scientist in People Analytics


As a Data Scientist in People Analytics, you’ll work with multiple levels of the business and leadership to enable even better HR programs and business outcomes through people analytics and data. By leveraging your expertise as data scientist, your experience in people related analytics, your leadership skills, positive attitude as well as your understanding for cross-functional relationships you will help deliver practical analytical and data solutions that create benefit for our employees and Kellogg company.


This position is located in our Chicago offices, under our hybrid schedule: Locate For Your Day.


As a part of the great Kellogg community you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, growth opportunities and teams that are playing to win.





  • Proactively partners with key HR - and business customers – to understand business challenges, questions and needs in order to create suiting analytic solutions that help strengthen our people plan and initiatives
  • Develops algorithms and analytic models - to analyze large and complex datasets, identify meaningful patterns and provide actionable insights on critical business problems
  • Translates key outputs - of models in easy-to-understand business language; is able to drive change/action through impactful storytelling with data-insights
  • Champions Analytics - Advocate for and trains the organization during deployment of analytic solutions; stays on top of trends and best practice in People Analytics and proactively supports HR’s transformation towards an insight-driven function


  • Builds our People Analytics Platform – Builds and rolls out meaningful, standardized metrics dashboards via Kellogg’s people analytics platform; including retroactive and future focused insights built of data from multiple sources



  • M.S. or Ph. D. in Organizational Psychology, Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, , Mathematics or another related field.
  • Or specialized training/certification. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in People Analytics or other Analytics functions that support HR / employee related use cases
  • Typically requires 2-5 years of related technical /business experience including 1 or more years’ experience in developing analytical solutions.
  • Experience in data analysis, data manipulation, data mining, algorithm development, machine learning/artificial intelligence.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, including translation of complex data modelling into impactful business language
  • Customer focus paired with strong project management and results-focused mindset to ensure impactful analytics that drive action




After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellogg interview.


If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please

This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellogg’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.


Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.

Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!



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.


Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 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. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

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.

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Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

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