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Trainee Data Science

Schaffhausen, SH, CH

Terex Corporation is a lifting and material handling solutions company reporting in two business segments: Aerial Work Platforms and Materials Processing. Terex manufactures a broad range of equipment serving customers in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining industries. Major Terex brands include Terex, Genie and Powerscreen. Terex also offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of equipment through Terex Financial Services.


Terex Global GmbH, domiciled in Schaffhausen, is responsible within the Terex Corporation for the global procurement and distribution of machines and spare parts for certain segments within the Group. For our team in Schaffhausen we are searching for two Trainees Data Science for a duration of 6 to 12 months. 

Main tasks & responisbilities:

  • Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement in parts’ material management
  • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data (cleansing, scaling, outlier detection)
  • Research and devise innovative statistical models for data analysis
  • Develop mathematical models and algorithms to solve business cases
  • Support the development of a decision support system
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes
  • Execute analytical experiments methodically to help solve various problems and make a true impact across various business cases
  • Support the automatization of business analytics and supply chain KPI management, reporting, dashboarding and deployment of outcomes



  • BSc/BA completed or incomplete in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field; graduate degree in Data Science or other quantitative field is preferred
  • Strong math skills (e.g. statistics, linear algebra, calculus). Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.)
  • Coding knowledge and experience using statistical computer languages and querying databases: R, SQL
  • Understanding of Data Warehousing and Data Bases structures
  • Analytical mind and Problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Beneficial: Data Visualization programming in Qlik View, Qlik Sense or Tableau

We are looking forward to receiving your application forms.