Avery Dennison Data Science Internship in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2017 were $6.6 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

What we are looking forSimply put, we are looking for future leaders for our organization. We are seeking innovators, collaborators, and problem solvers. Our interns do not shy away from a challenge, and are looking for a chance to create a real impact with our company. Avery Dennison’s Internship Program has a single business focus to cultivate future talent for our rapidly growing organization. With a concentrated blend of experiential on-the-job learning, a dynamic environment, access to business leaders, and a supportive team of co-workers, peers, and supervisors, the Internship Program will provide you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and collaborate on a number of strategic projects.

We’re seeking a Data Science Intern to join the our Label and Graphic Materials Group in North America during the summer of 2019. We are looking for an intern that will help us discover and interpret information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even more value to the organization. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, performing statistical analyses, and building high quality solutions.What you will be doingThe primary roles and responsibilities of this internship will be:

  • Select features, build and optimize classifiers using machine learning techniques

  • Data mine using state-of-the-art methods

  • Improve data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems

  • Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner

  • Craft automated anomaly detection systems and constantly track its performance

  • Identify present and future opportunities to the various functions in the organization

  • Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with our key business users to support growing their use of data science to improve operational and financial performance

Qualifications

What you will need to bring to the programAvery Dennison has a long history of being an industry leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following: Education

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science, or equivalent technical degree

Skills

  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms

  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, etc. Excellence in at least one toolkit is strongly preferred

  • Strong communication and facilitation skills

  • Experience with data visualisation tools, data analysis and model scoring, including the application of business metrics to data sets

  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL

  • Excellent applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.

  • Good scripting and programming skills

  • Data-oriented personality

  • Ability to deliver results in a partnering and collaborative style and ability to influence

  • Ability to lead testing cycles and provide training and coaching services to key users on the built solutions

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled