Global Data Science Lead

Global Data Science Lead

  • Analytics
  • Industrial
  • Waregem / Hybrid
  • Vanaf 7 jaar werkervaring
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  • +7 years’ analytics experience
  • Ability to develop advanced predictive models that solve business problems
  • Expertise in coding such as R, SQL, Python or similar
  • Master’s degree

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TVH is a global spare parts specialist for material handling, industrial vehicles, and construction and agricultural equipment. As an industry front runner in data utilization, they’re expanding further by increasing their data capabilities. The Global Data Science Lead will drive their  data science competencies to all business units worldwide.

About TVH

TVH delivers products and services that help keep its clients’ equipment running smoothly — anywhere in the world. Their extensive digital product catalog offers sixty million spare parts and accessories for material handling, industrial vehicles, construction machinery, and agricultural equipment. TVH’s product database includes parts for cooling, filtration, tires, engines, brakes, hydraulics, and fuel systems, tailored for dealerships, sales and service companies, and rental agencies. And thanks to its enormous catalog and same-day shipping for more than ninety-five percent of orders, TVH minimizes downtime and maximizes the lifespan of its customers’ fleet and machinery.

With headquarters in Waregem, Belgium, TVH operates eighty-one branches across all continents, including a regional office in Kansas, US. They employ about five thousand people and reported a consolidated turnover of 1.3 billion euros in 2021.

To continue its success, TVH is implementing an omnichannel strategy that blends their “human touch” with a digital approach. Data is vital to achieve this strategy. That’s why TVH is investing significantly in resources, platforms, and talent to further boost its data capabilities and facilitate growth.

Vacancy: Global Data Science Lead

TVH has a mission to improve their access to strategic data and insights. The Global Data Science Lead will take charge of enhancing TVH’s data science capabilities to develop business strategies and stimulate increased growth.

As the organization’s main point of contact for AI and data, the Global Data Science Lead will set up, oversee, and continuously improve its central data science platform capabilities. This role is an analytics expert embedded in global organizations, with proven expertise in handling large datasets, reporting automation, and data visualization techniques.

The Global Data Science Lead will enable the formation of TVH’s future Center of Excellence. Their innovative data solutions will generate critical business insights used by key decision makers. They will automate, centralize, and standardize data related tools, and drive the optimization of business processes such as measuring price elasticity, supply chain forecasting, strategic workforce planning, and hubs capacity management.

The Global Data Science Lead is goal-oriented and achieves results with clear communication while stimulating effective teamwork within an international working environment. They will report to the Global Director of Data and Analytics and play an important role in developing the data science team as TVH continues to grow their data capacities. They will manage a team of data scientists and work closely with Business, IT and Analytics to identify data science use cases and prioritize tasks based on business needs and value.

“This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is eager to continuously learn new things and is passionate about the ever-changing needs of the new digital world. It is a chance to use their knowledge and ideas about data to create value for the business and directly contribute to the future success of the company.” – Thijs Bult, Global Director of Data & Analytics for TVH 

TVH is undergoing an ambitious digital transformation journey. And data is a key element of the company’s future growth. The Global Data Science Lead will join a dynamic international team where initiative and entrepreneurship are valued. The position is based in Waregem and offers hybrid working opportunities as well as occasional international travel.



TVH is working with Top of Minds to fill this vacancy.
To express your interest, please contact Jessica Lim at .


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