Senior Statistician
Nestle - St. Louis, MO

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Job Number: nest-00030110
Research & Development
Research & Development
St. Louis MO

Join Nestlé Purina PetCare's St. Louis, MO Research & Development team as a Senior Statistician. This successful individa

ul will be responsible for providing broad statistical expertise, including experimental design, data analysis, sample size justification, and exploratory and final data analyses using SAS or other mainstream statistical analysis software in support of product and process development for the R&D groups. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES ' Consult with scientists and engineers from different areas in the design and analysis of experiments.
' Keep current in the latest statistical methods and lead statistical method development and programming to address study requirements.
' Interact proactively with individuals and groups on statistical issues and promote the correct use of statistical methods.
' Perform appropriate statistical modeling and/or analysis of project data, interpreting statistical results and preparing summaries and reports.
' Work with and manipulate large datasets.
' Perform exploratory analyses of data as requested to explore for patterns and trends from past studies.
' Prepare presentations on statistical methods to be presented to project leaders and groups.
' Travel as necessary
' Practice safety in the work area

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
' Keep current in field and maintain a high level of expertise
' Provide training to staff as needed in experimental design, statistical data analysis and statistical process control
' Additional duties as assigned
' Actively acts as a consulting expert within Nestlé Purina in area of technical expertise
' Proven ability and willingness to mentor and guide the less experienced technical staff

JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Knowledge):

' Masters degree in Statistics or related mathematical sciences
' Minimum of 5 years of related experience in the food or related industry or equitable experience.
' Well-versed in statistical software for analysis of research data (SAS is a plus).
' Experience with design and analysis of research experiments for product and process development.
' Experience with analysis of variance, regression analysis, mixed models analysis, generalized linear models, categorical data analysis, non-parametric methods, multivariate method, sampling, and process control.
' Excellent analytical skills with the ability to analyze data from any source.
' Ability to understand client needs and to communicate technical concepts clearly, concisely, and understandably to non-statistical colleagues.
' Pro-active/Self-Starter with the ability to work independently
' Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
' Motivated and willingness to learn; attention to detail
' Leadership, organizational and time management skills, with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects.
' Excellent communication skills through oral, written and presentation
' Good sense of business/technical interrelationships
' Computer literacy

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