The Kraft Heinz Company
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Chicago, IL

Senior Machine Learning Scientist at The Kraft Heinz Company (Chicago, IL or Remote)

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We're one of the world's largest food and beverage companies and a trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods, earning us a spot on 97% of American household tables. As the guardians of our beloved brands and the creators of innovative products, we're dedicated To Sustainably Grow by Delighting More Consumers Globally.

Today, The Kraft Heinz Company is building a new legacy by investing in a robust Digital infrastructure to revolutionize the food and beverage industry. We are on a journey to create a digitally-powered, agile-enterprise – all while honoring a 150-year heritage and a portfolio of 200 iconic brands. At the heart of this journey is our ambition to create an environment where powerful AI solutions augment humans and where small mission-based teams relentlessly pursue tangible solutions for our consumers, customers, and the enterprise.

That ambition requires us to create a modern cloud and data ecosystem - a one of its kind that becomes the neural network of our company. We want you to bring your tech-self to us. We use Python, R, Spark, React, Tableau, Snowflake, Azure, and others to solve our business challenges. You can look forward to high-impact, no bureaucracy, entrepreneurial work – done in small teams – and a unique opportunity to create something bold, something awesome, something inventive -- and something globally impactful.


The Senior Machine Learning Scientist prototypes and develops machine learning models by utilizing state of the art tools/algorithms and methodologies following DevOps and a test-driven development process. Machine Learning Scientist is the key role to apply machine learning models at scale. At Kraft Heinz, Machine Learning Scientists work in close collaborations with the Machine Learning Engineers and guide them to not only focus on model performance but also delivery stability, reproductivity and scalability of a software product.

  • Develop, own, implement and deploy state-of-the art ML algorithms and other predictive models which will serve as a guiding light for change and improvement
  • Own and integrate disruptive technologies (AI/ML, Automation, Optimization) focused on fundamentally transforming the way in which we operate
  • setting the technical bar at an application level
  • Serve as an integral part of the Digital Revolution by being an advisor/leader of an agile pod
  • Collaborate with ML engineers to test and scale new algorithms through pilots and later industrialize the solutions at scale to the comprehensive fashion network of the Group
  • Design, develop and maintain the framework for analytical pipeline
  • Work with ML Engineers to help common components to address pain points in machine learning project, like model lifecycle management, feature store and data quality evaluation
  • Provide input and help implement framework and tools to improve data quality
  • Work in cross-functional agile teams of highly skilled software/machine learning engineers, data scientists, designers, product managers and others to build the AI ecosystem within the Group
  • Deliver on time, demonstrating strong commitment to deliver on the team mission and agreed backlog


  • S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Applied Math or related topics
  • 3+ years of experience working in a Machine Learning, Data Scientist or Software Engineer role
  • Ability to create and build proof of concept machine learning models into scalable solutions
  • Ability to apply software development best practice into machine learning project, including unit test, DevOps integration, release management, test driven development, etc.
  • Ability to automate development process of machine learning project by leverage state of art tools and technology like container, continuous integration and delivery, orchestration tools etc.
  • Experience with TensorFlow is preferred
  • Experience in SQL, relational databases, database concepts, dimensional modeling and database design
  • Intermediate in one or more programming languages used for modeling such as Java, C++, Python, R, Scala .
  • Familiar with one or more machine learning or statistical modeling tools
  • Experience with cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP, …)


We're accelerating our ambition to become a best-in-class Digital leader by making data-driven investments that drive smarter business decisions. As the guardians of 200 beloved brands and the creators of innovative products, we're dedicated To Sustainably Grow by Delighting More Consumers Globally. What we build today helps bring joy to customers, consumers, and communities around the world tomorrow. Ready to build the future of food, now? Have a seat at our table and join our Digital Revolution.

Ready to help future-proof our legacy? Join our table, and Let's Make Life Delicious!

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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What are The Kraft Heinz Company Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Employee awards
Remote work program
Kraft Heinz allows all North America employees to work from anywhere for up to 6 weeks a year.
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Relocation assistance
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Personal development training

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