• Location Groenlo
  • Business unit Livestock Management

Do you enjoy pushing the boundaries of how technology can improve the lives of our users? Are you entrepreneurial and want to be at the forefront of innovation? To join our Innovation team at Livestock Management, we are looking for a Data Scientist

You as a Data Scientist will get the opportunity to create models based on data from visual sensors. You understand the reality of dealing with imperfect references and ensure the best approach will be taken to achieve the desired goal. You work alongside a team of Computer Vision Engineer specialists that will deploy, validate, and reiterate frequently. You assess the performance and advise on course changes to ensure the teams efforts are spend on the right tasks. Ultimately leading to solutions that raise the level of animal health globally. 


  • Conduct experiments and evaluations to assess the performance of computer vision algorithms and propose enhancements for improved accuracy and efficiency;
  • Analyze, preprocess, and curate large datasets for computer vision training and evaluation purpose;
  • Develop and implement machine learning models to derive actionable insights from complex data sets;
  • Collaborate with software engineers to deploy and integrate data analytics and visualization capabilities into our software applications;
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in data science, machine learning, and computer vision research.

Your team

The Innovation team within Nedap Livestock Management identifies market opportunities and builds new concepts based on upcoming technologies. We test our hypotheses as quickly as possible by building prototypes to validate technical and business assumptions. Our efforts create the foundation for the next generation of our portfolio.

Our offer

Of course, we offer excellent primary and secondary conditions. For example, you are responsible for your own working hours and vacations. No one keeps track of this; we rely on your own responsibility in this regard. In addition, we offer you the means to fulfill your responsibilities. Financially, things are also well organized here. In addition to your salary and vacation pay, Nedap has a 13th month, a profit distribution and the possibility of shares. We also have a very attractive pension scheme. But above all, we invest in your development! Nedap has no pots for your development. In addition to our extensive induction program and personal development program, we are happy to look at your potential with you.

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Required experience and skills

You have no problem working independently. As part of the Innovation team, you are doing a lot of pioneering, so self-reliance is important. You are good at going from concept to prototype. So thinking it out, being creative and being able to put it into practice. This also means that you can switch well between speed and quality depending on the issue. In addition, you have good communication skills to be able to communicate within the team, but also to find other colleagues within the organization.

Furthermore, you recognize yourself in the following:
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a similar role as a Data Scientist;
  • You have a completed university education, preferably towards Computer Science, Data Science or similar;
  • You have mastered Python and have experience with revelant libraries (e.g. NumPy, pandas, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch);
  • You have knowledge of data mining and machine learning technique. And are familiar with computer vision concepts algorithms and deep learning frameworks;
  • You are fluent in English and preferably also in Dutch.

You are 32-38 available and live in the Netherlands. A hybrid form of working is possible.

Nedap Livestock Management

About Nedap Livestock Management

At Nedap Livestock Management we help professional dairy and pig producers around the globe run a profitable, sustainable and enjoyable business. The solutions we create enable them to automate everyday tasks and make informed decisions based on individual animal identification and data. This way we empower livestock producers to respond to the growing global demand for animal protein in a way that is both profitable and aligned with rising standards for animal welfare, sustainability, transparency and the safety and quality of food.

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Application procedure

Curious about the position of Data Scientist? Please send your motivation and CV via the application button to Marten Adolfsen. You can also email me for more information marten.adolfsen@nedap.com. As part of the application process we may ask for a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG).

  • 1 . Your application
  • 2 . First interview
  • 3 . Next meet & greet
  • 4 . Offer
  • 5 . High five!
Step 1
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