HelloFresh is hiring a

Junior Data Scientist

New York, United States

Come see what’s cookin’ at HelloFresh!

At HelloFresh, we want to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient and exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all over the world and we deliver delicious meals to millions of people. 

We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services and we’re growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people.

The HelloFresh team is diverse, high-performing, and international, and our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.

Job Description

We’re hiring a Junior Data Scientist to join our Supply Chain Analytics Team at HelloFresh in the US. The team is focused on unlocking the value of data within HelloFresh operations. We are a diverse team of data-oriented doers who love to take on new challenges, always be learning, and improve decision-making. And we love to have fun together along the way!

In this exciting role, you will develop cutting edge insights using a wealth of data about our suppliers, ingredients, operations, and customers to improve the customer experience, drive operational efficiencies and build new supply chain capabilities. To succeed in this role, you’ll need to have a genuine interest in using data and analytic techniques to solve real business challenges, and a keen interest to make a big impact on a fast-growing organization.

In this role, you will work closely with data scientists, engineers, product managers across the company, along with our stakeholders to ensure the insights that are generated provide the highest business value and impact. You will partner with other data scientists to develop the first layer of descriptive and diagnostic analytics that will support predictive and prescriptive model developments.

You will ...  

  • Collaborate across operational functions (e.g. culinary and product, supply chain planning, logistics, procurement, production, etc) to identify opportunities
  • Design and Maintain Models in order to drive strategic decision making across our supply chain
  • Work with complex datasets across various platforms to perform descriptive and exploratory analyses
  • Communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders in a business-oriented manner with clear actionable insights


You are...

  • Data-driven – You can explore and synthesize large sets of unstructured data into actionable insights to better inform operational decision-making
  • Intellectually curious – You have an insatiable desire to understand how things work, why they work the way they do, and to consistently challenge the status quo
  • Resourceful - Persistently search for information and answers in an evolving landscape
  • Detail-oriented – You possess strong organizational skills and consistently demonstrate a methodical approach to all your work
  • A self-starter – You are highly motivated and passionate. You’re eager to take on new projects without knowing exactly what you will uncover
  • An excellent communicator – You can explain complex (often technical) information to a variety of audiences.

At a minimum, you have...

  • Degree in a quantitative field such as Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Computer Science
  • 1 to 2 years experience delivering analytical solutions to complex problems
  • Practical knowledge of modeling with machine learning techniques such as: optimization and linear programming, GBM, logistic regression, SVM, Deep Learning, logistic regression, clustering, forecasting
  • Comfortable with a common programming language (Python or R) an SQL

You’ll get…

  • Competitive Salary & 401k company match that vests immediately upon participation
  • Generous parental leave of 16 weeks & PTO policy
  • $0 monthly premium and other flexible health plans effective first day of employment
  • 75% discount on your subscription to HelloFresh (as well as other product initiatives)
  • Snacks, cold brew on tap & monthly catered lunches
  • Company-sponsored outings & Employee Resource Groups
  • Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company