Senior Applied Machine Learning Scientist

Date: Nov 14, 2023

Location: Hybrid, IL, US, N/A LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.

Position Details

Applied Machine Learning applications under the Grainger business span the entire enterprise. Projects often encompass research, model development, testing, scaling and implementing in production. As a Senior Applied Machine Learning Scientist at Grainger you will work on some of our most important priorities for the next few years. Reporting to a Manager of Applied Machine Learning you will help develop machine learning and deep learning models and APIs that go towards building outstanding ML solutions.

You Will

  • Participate in end-to-end data science project lifecycle – data mining and exploration, model development, solution deployment in production, measurement and tracking of Indicators.
  • Use machine learning and deep learning techniques to create scalable real-time solutions for business problems.
  • Conduct analysis of text data to understand the relationship between Grainger's product assortment and user search queries, industries, and job responsibilities.
  • Transform data into relevant insights and models. Present clear results.
  • Collaborate with teams and communicate results and ideas to decision makers.
  • Design, validate and evaluate solutions using Python, SQL, shell commands and other programming tools and sometimes advanced data structures.

You Have

  • MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Machine Learning, or Physics.
  • 3+ years of experience in Data Science and advanced modeling.
  • Accomplished in the Data Science domain such as NLP, Vision, or speech with interest in developing in at least 1 other domain.
  • Experience with cloud computing solutions such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
  • Experience with building and chaining machine learning jobs using frameworks such as Apache Airflow or Databrick's MLFlow.

Rewards and Benefits

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger.

  • Benefits starting on day one, including medical, dental vision and life insurance
  • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period with no personal contribution required
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, student loan refinancing, free access to financial counseling, education and more.

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.