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Senior Data Scientist

Delegación Cuajimalpa de Morelos, Mexico City
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People join Takeda because they share in our purpose. And they stay because we’re committed to an inclusive, safe and empowering work environment that offers exceptional experiences and opportunities for everyone to pursue their own ambitions.

Job ID R0108458 Date posted 01/30/2024 Location Delegación Cuajimalpa de Morelos, Mexico City

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Job Description

The Future Begins Here

At Takeda, we are leading digital evolution and global transformation. By building innovative solutions and future-ready capabilities, we are meeting the need of patients, our people, and the planet.

Mexico City has been selected to be home to Takeda’s recently launched Innovation Capability Center thanks to its international recognition in qualified and experienced talent in the data, digital and technology fields. We invite you to join our digital transformation journey.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to boost your skills and become the heart of an innovative engine that is contributing to global impact and improvement.

At Takeda’s ICC we Unite in Diversity

Takeda is committed to creating an inclusive and collaborative workplace, where individuals are recognized for their backgrounds and abilities they bring to our company. We are continuously improving our collaborators journey in Takeda, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as an important contributor to our diverse team.

The Opportunity

As a Data Scientist, you will have the opportunity to apply your analytical skills and expertise to extract meaningful insights from vast amounts of data. We are currently seeking a talented and experienced individual to join our team and contribute to our data-driven decision-making process.


  • Collaborate with different business users, mainly Supply Chain/Manufacturing to understand the current state and identify opportunities to transform the business into a data-driven organization.

  • Translate processes, and requirements into analytics solutions and metrics with effective data strategy, data quality, and data accessibility for decision making.  Operationalize decision support solutions and drive use adoption as well as gathering feedback and metrics on Voice of Customer in order to improve analytics services. 

  • Understand the analytics drivers and data to be modeled as well as apply the appropriate quantitative techniques to provide business with actionable insights and ensure analytics model and data are access to the end users to evaluate “what-if” scenarios and decision making.  

  • Evaluate the data, analytical models, and experiments periodically to validate hypothesis ensuring it continues to provide business value as requirements and objectives evolve.


  • Collaborates with business partners in identifying analytical opportunities and developing BI-related goals and projects that will create strategically relevant insights.

  • Work with internal and external partners to develop analytics vision and programs to advance BI solutions and practices.

  • Understands data and sources of data.  Strategizes with IT development team and develops a process to collect, ingest, and deliver data along with proper data models for analytical needs.

  • Interacts with business users to define pain points, problem statement, scope, and analytics business case.  Develops solutions with recommended data model and business intelligence technologies including data warehouse, data marts, OLAP modeling, dashboards/reporting, and data queries.

  • Works with DevOps and database teams to ensure proper design of system databases and appropriate integration with other enterprise applications.

  • Collaborates with Enterprise Data and Analytics Team to design data model and visualization solutions that synthesize complex data for data mining and discovery.

  • Assists in defining requirements and facilitates workshops and prototyping sessions.

  • Develops and applies technologies such as machine-learning, deep-learning algorithm to enable advanced analytics product functionality.


  • Bachelors’ Degree, from an accredited institution in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field.

  • 5+ years of experience with statistical modeling such as clustering, segmentation, multivariate, regression, etc. and analytics tools such as R, Python, Databricks, etc. required

  • Experience in developing and applying predictive and prescriptive modeling, deep-learning, or other machine learning techniques a plus.

  • Hands-on development of AI solutions that comply with industry standards and government regulations.

  • Great numerical and analytical skills, as well as basic knowledge of Python Analytics packages (Pandas, scikit-learn, statsmodels).

  • Ability to build and maintain scalable and reliable data pipelines that collect, transform, manipulate, and load data from internal and external sources.

  • Ability to use statistical tools to conduct data analysis and identify data quality issues throughout the data pipeline.

  • Experience with BI and Visualization tools (f. e. Qlik, Power BI),ETL, NoSQL and proven design skills a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to interact effectively with multifunctional teams.

  • Experience with working with agile teams.

What Takeda’s ICC Can Offer You

At Takeda, you take the lead on building and shaping your own career.

Joining the ICC in Mexico City will give you access to high-end technology, continuous training and a diverse and inclusive network of colleagues who will support your career growth.

It is our priority to provide competitive compensation and a benefit package that bridges your personal life with your professional career. Amongst our benefits are:

  • Competitive Salary + Performance Annual Bonus

  • Monthly Supermarket and Food Vouchers

  • Flexible Working Schemes

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Insurance Plans: Life, Medical, Dental & Vision

  • Additional Time Off

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs

If you have further inquiries on the ICC Mexico City or this role, follow us on LinkedIn, and look up for our upcoming online events where we will elaborate on open roles and host Q&A sessions.

About the ICC at Takeda

Takeda is leading a digital revolution. We’re not just transforming our company; we’re improving the lives of millions of patients who rely on our medicines every day.

As an organization, we are committed to our cloud-driven business transformation and believe the ICCs are the catalysts of change for our global organization.

New Facility Accelerates Innovative Technology

The ICC in Mexico City is in an unbeatable location to the west of the city. The ‘Quad Campus Santa Fe Corporate’, Tower 2 offers an extraordinary panoramic view of the city and its architecture.

The facility is easy to access through the main avenues of Santa Fe and public transportation lines; it also has proximity to vital services in the area such as banks, schools, hospitals, self-service stores, prestigious shopping centres, hotels, and restaurants. It also has plenty of parking lots, outdoor areas, dining rooms and coffee shops.

If you have further inquiries on the ICC Mexico City or this role, follow us on LinkedIn, and look up for our upcoming online events where we will elaborate on open roles and host Q&A sessions.



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  • Inclusion

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  • Collaboration

    A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.
  • Innovation

    Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.
  • Top Workplace

    Recognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 17 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2024.
  • Work-Life

    Our people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.
  • Empowerment

    Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

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Create an exceptional people experience.


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