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Data Scientist

Job Location: Luxembourg

Job Location: ​Findel​


Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

For our Ferrero Headquarter in Luxembourg we are currently looking for a Data Scientist to join our Advanced Analytics pillar in our Business Intelligence & Analytics department.

Main Tasks

  • Work within and become an expert user of key elements of the tech stack that BI & Analytics is currently in the process of building with emphasis on the data science platform and the visualization software PowerBI;
  • Leverage local data to create analytic models for local business units such as price and promo optimization, spotting and diagnosing variances in sales performance of own and competitive brands, building forecasting models, etc.;
  • Leverage centralized/harmonized data to spot opportunities or challenges at global level;
  • Automate segmentation of categories and countries;
  • Define cross-market and cross-customer pricing harmonization approaches as well as ad hoc analyses to inform key strategy decisions;
  • Management of several projects.

Who we are looking for:


  • Master’s degree in Math, Data Science, Statistics or any other related fields;
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in applied work on Advanced Analytics, Statistics or Modelling preferably at a CPG manufacturer or agency servicing such clients;
  • Experience in big data environment and experience in AI, Machine Learning, NLP as well as development and deployment of custom algorithms;
  • Experience in a multinational business environment will be an asset;
  • Business acumen, creativity, curiosity and ability to work independently;
  • Ability to speak with and translate findings to business users with little/no statistical background;
  • Work experience with Retail panel data (IRI/Nielsen) and other consumer data types (shopper panel, loyalty cards, Mintel, survey data, etc.) is considered an important plus.

IT Skills

  • Advanced statistical methods for marketing analytics including: elasticity modelling, demand estimation/forecasting, consumer segmentation, basket analysis, CLV, etc.;
  • Expert use of programming and analytical languages including: SQL, Python, R and PowerBI.
  • Additional knowledge of Hadoop, NoSQL, Spark will be a plus.
  • Statistical methods: clustering, regressions, etc.;
  • ML applications and algorithms, particularly in the area of data integration/harmonization, but also NLP algorithms and applications.


  • Fluent in English is mandatory;
  • Any other language is considered a plus.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.