Data Scientist – Contract

Data Scientist – Contract

Recruiters Comments: Our client, a multinational pharmaceutical company, is looking for a Data Scientist to join their team at Cork location for initially up to Dec 2021 with the highest possibility of the next 12- month extension.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform data analysis on large data sets: analyse, clean, and summarise the data.
  • Present data analysis results and write technical summaries to drive product quality and safety related discussions.
  • Automate processes, develop dashboards and solutions to address business needs.
  • Provide modelling support for the business using tools such as SIMCA.
  • Project management: manage multiple project timelines and deliver on customer needs.
  • Prioritise work based on urgency and value, to deliver SCAN objectives.
  • Sustain and improve complex workflows and Tableau visualisations for multiple customers.
  • Communicate with customers to understand needs, develop data analytics proposals, and ensure needs are met according to project timelines.
  • Partner with the Business Units to expand the use of data analytics and predictive insights.
  • Expand and deepen data analytics and visualisation skills on site using tools such as Tableau.
  • Explore new data analytics solutions and innovative approaches to data opportunities through partnerships with stakeholders and connections with Enterprise data groups.
  • Drive efficiencies across the site through suitable adoption of new technologies.



  • Ability to demonstrate a strong understanding of complex End-to-End data architecture in a very large organisation.
  • Good appreciation of Industry 4.0/IIoT and how to effectively drive to transform within this framework.
  • Solid understanding of S95 level 4 systems and their capabilities such as ERP, Quality Systems, Data Warehouses etc.
  • Innovative with strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work individually or collaborate with cross-functional teams, as required.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, strong customer focus.




  • Third level degree in Engineering, Science, or an IT discipline.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience within a pharmaceutical or GMP regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of end-to-end data flows and data architecture.
  • Strong SQL skills and an extensive knowledge of database structures.
  • Proven ability to analyse, clean, and summarise large data sets.
  • Knowledge of ongoing data engineering utilising Databricks to access Azure data.
  • Extensive experience extracting and manipulating Pi data for trending purposes and to address business challenges.
  • Project Management skills (SCRUM, Agile, FPX, Waterfall) required, familiarity with JIRA desirable.
  • Track record of leading projects to deployment stages.
  • Ability to work individually or collaborate with cross-functional teams, as required.
  • Familiarity with SIMCA, Tableau, Python, R studio desirable.


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Salary: Daily Rate
Recruitment Contact

Contact: Vandana Sharma

Telephone: 0858704692


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