Je verantwoordelijkheden

At Delhaize we aim to be a frontrunner of advanced analytics and AI for retail. We have the data, we have the tools but we also need the people. So, we are looking for a new experienced data scientist in our team. As a Data Scientist you develop and implement new and existing machine learning / artificial intelligence models based on knowledge of Delhaize's business, business strategy and state of the art data science to improve Delhaize’s decision making, customer experience and operational efficiency.



  • You collect, interpret, and analyze internal and external information, assess its relevance, and make actionable recommendations for the various departments of the company. You have a global and optimal vision of the relevant information and its observed or potential evolution to solve business cases, problems, or specific questions in a reactive or proactive way.

Model Development

  • You create descriptive, predictive, or prescriptive statistical, machine learning/ artificial intelligence models and combine these models to deliver data products that enable Delhaize to make better decisions, improve the customer experience and become better in its operations. The creation of models is the result of a careful and exhaustive research into existing solutions, both in a commercial environment and in academia. Apply agile principles in the model development and industrialization process


  • You drive innovation within the Data & Analytics team by continuously searching for new data sources, new algorithms, and new technologies to help Delhaize make more scientific decisions based on deep understanding and use of data.

Stakeholder management

  • You can explain the model choices and their usefulness within a product team and convince the product owner/product manager in a completely autonomous way, based on Delhaize's strategy, the state of the art in the field and the available data.

Management of analytical projects and products

  • You manage analytical projects and technical/technological products. Translate business and/or technology needs into clear deliverables, with clearly defined success criteria and defined and calculated KPIs. You apply 'Agile' principles when developing solutions.

Je profiel

  • You have a Master's degree in one of the following areas: mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, artificial intelligence, computer science, civil engineering, business administration with a data analytics / data science orientation,..
  • You have approximately 5 years experience in a similar role where you have worked with data science, machine learning, software engineering, data engineering, coding, etc.
  • Soft skills: eager to learn, communication skills, curious, team player, listening and understanding, presentation skills,..
  • Your Technical expertise: Python, pyspark, Machine Learning, statistics, analytics
  • You speak English, Dutch or French is an additional asset.

Ons aanbod

You'll receive an attractive salary tailored to your experience. Additionally, you'll enjoy various extralegal benefits: company car with fuel/charging card within the federal mobility budget, mobile phone with subscription, net allowance, annual bonus, meal vouchers, extensive group insurance, and optional hospitalization allowance, as well as an employee discount in the store!
Working from home is self-evident and is adapted differently for each job.
And as for career growth? It happens fast at Delhaize. Through on-the-job training and our training catalog, you'll have the opportunity to expand your skills.
Professional growth within the company? That's possible too. Just ask one of your future colleagues.

Sounds appealing? Apply now and discover your possibilities at Delhaize!