voestalpine Metal Forming GmbH

Data Scientist and Digitalization Expert (m/f/d)

  • Job-ID: V000003949
  • Location: Linz
  • Start date: as soon as possible
  • Closing date: 07/31/2021
  • Working Hours: Full-time


The Metal Forming Division is voestalpine’s center of competence for highly refined sections, tubes and precision strip steel products as well as for ready-to-install system components made of pressed, stamped and roll-formed parts. voestalpine Metal Forming GmbH is the parent company of the voestalpine Metal Forming Division.

Please find further information on our website: https://www.voestalpine.com/metalforming/

Job description

Establishing a new staff position for our digitalization team, you lead captivating projects that focus on data generation, visualization, and analysis. Covering the full range from digitalization architectures to implementations, you keep the overview of data flows in complex plant processes and product structures. You monitor digitalization technologies, analytical methods, and market trends to exploit their potential for innovating processes and products in the voestalpine Metal Forming Division.
» Develop digitalization strategies to design new projects
» Roll out digitalization projects focusing on data science, automation, and systems integration
» Implement projects for data collection, visualization, and analysis, as well as process modeling and interpretation
» Apply statistical methods for optimizing processes, database technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Mongo-DB),and machine learning algorithms
» Plan, evaluate, control, and document digitalization projects
» Consider IT security, data governance, IT asset management, risk and license management


» University degree (MSc): technical mathematics, computer sciences, mechatronics (or similar with background in IT, big data, data science, engineering, statistics)
» Academic background and implementation experience in data science
» Process-oriented and analytical approach
» Strong ability to analyze and simplify complex technical issues
» IT and programming expertise: Expert level skills for Python, SQL, Apache Framework; highly
proficient in analytics tools (Matlab, SAS), MS Office, Windows/Linux; proficient in Step 7, TIA,
WINCC, PCS 7, OPC UA, Profinet, Profibus, S7, MQTT, Docker; and basic level SAP skills
» Project management experience and training
» High proficiency in German (C1) and English (B2)
» Communicative team player with high flexibility and self-organization skills
» Readiness to travel (driver’s license)
» Experience in the industry

What we offer

Salary package and benefits: The minimum salary agreement for this position is € 3.500,00 gross (14 x per year). The actual payment depends on the particular qualification and experience.

voestalpine offers its workforce an attractive and appreciative working environment: We support with an extensive initial introduction phase, regular on – the – job  trainings, flexible working hours and annual appraisal interviews.  We enable certain perquisites and benefits for different commercial partners and with a good course of business all employees will be paid an additional annual bonus. Employee participation is of particular importance for us; currently employees of voestalpine hold 14% of the shares.

The fact that voestalpine is a globally leading steel and technology group today is primarily thanks to its approximately 49,000 employees. We are constantly working to create a modern working environment that values diversity, equal opportunities and the joy of innovation.

We are looking forward to receive your application.

More information about our application process can be found on the first page of our application form and in the “FAQs to apply”.
Please be aware that benefits may vary depending on location.

If we have sparked your interest, please use our online application form. Our CV - parsing tool makes your application even faster.

Current information in handling COVID- 19:

Initial interviews in the application process are held via WebEx and/or by telephone. Final interviews will be held in accordance with the necessary COVID-19 regulations in person and on site. The induction phase will contain partly on-site presence and partly work from home.

Employee participation; Company pension; Employee benefits; Cafeteria; Healthy nutrition; Parking space; Good transportation access; Company cell phone; Training and education; Employee events

Contact & Application

voestalpine Metal Forming GmbH
Sandra Fröhlich
050304 15 73890
Hiring Manager:
Harald Ruckser
+43 50304 15 3860