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Cargill Inc
Wayzata, MN
Start date
Sep 10, 2023
Closing date
Oct 9, 2023

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Information Technology, Science
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details



Cargill, Incorporated seeks a full-time North American Data Science Leader based in Wayzata, MN. The North American Data Science Leader is responsible for leading a team and is a hands-on data scientist responsible for the development of highly complex proof of concepts, minimum viable products and fully deployable solutions. This position requires a Master's degree or equivalent in Predictive Analytics, Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related field and three years of related experience. Must also have 12 months of experience (which may have been gained concurrently) with each of the following: (1) building machine learning tools based on computational systems that learn from and adapt to the presented data; (2) developing Demand Forecast models using techniques including ARIMA, ARMAX, and VARMAX; (3) using supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms to solve problems including creating a clustering algorithm using a k-means technique; (4) building Linear Programming and Mixed Integer Linear Programming Optimization models to solve inventory and scheduling optimization problems; (5) utilizing business analytics tools, including at least two of the following: Tableau, Spotfire and Power BI, to build intuitive dashboards based on user needs; and (6) utilizing at least two of the following tools and technologies: Python, Gurobi, Cloudera Workbench, and AWS/Sagemaker. Will accept experience gained before, during, or after Master's program. All experience may have been gained concurrently. Domestic travel required up to 10% of the time. Please apply online at


Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, our privately held company employs 131,000 people in 66 countries. We help customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and are committed to sharing our global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges.

Who we recruit
When we look for people to join our team, we look for motivated individuals who want to embrace all that Cargill has to offer.

People who recognize the freedom they are given to make an impact and evolve the company. With this freedom comes a commitment to their work, to their communities and to using innovative thinking to bring our customers "what's next" in the marketplace. Maybe that's why our employees don't just stay with us for a year or two and move on. When you look around the halls of Cargill, you see people who have worked here for 20 and 30 years. It's because Cargill is a place where ideas are heard and opportunities are endless.

Why Cargill
“We’re offered the freedom to express ideas. To say, ‘I think maybe if we do it this way, it will work better’ — to think outside the box.”
Gabriella – London, Ontario, Canada

Cargill is a great place to work. But don’t take our word for it. See what our employees have to say. Like you, each has a unique story, made only more human by their hopes and dreams, triumphs and defeats. Get to know them, and get a better idea of what a career at Cargill could be like for you.

Company info
PO BOX 5697
MS # 10-1-9320

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