Job Details
  • Reference359493A_1593043735
  • LocationWestern Australia
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantNaomi Byrne

As one of Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our client, one of Australia's leading mineral providers of smelter-grade alumina is seeking to engage highly experienced Data Scientists for a 3-month contract based at their refinery based south of Perth. The Data Scientists are to provide the services as specialists in machine learning and are required to provide advisory services to the data science team as it completes the full life cycle of machine learning project delivery, from problem identification through to solution in production.

In addition, key responsibilities include:

  • Consultation with site customers to understand problems and co-design solutions
  • Design and build machine learning models using agile project management methodology
  • Deploy solutions so they can be used by site end customers, with several options available for visualisation and end-point infrastructure, where the decision is made based on customer needs.


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Degree or Masters in Data Science | Bachelor of Science | Business Analytics | Mathematics
  • 5-10 years prior experience as a Data Scientist preferably within a mineral processing | plant | refinery environment
  • Possess the ability to organise, identify, analyse and ultimately use data to inform strategies, redefine ambiguous questions and find answers that make a genuine impact.
  • Advanced technical and mathematical skills to unpick complexities and make sense of the numbers
  • Working knowledge of programming languages, frameworks and other tools


All candidates must be registered through Chandler Macleod, undertake a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol test and provide a National Police Clearance and references.

If the above sounds like you, and you are available immediately, please use the 'apply now' button to send through your most up to date CV, with a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying, and we shall be in touch soon.