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Location Name: Findlay, OH 
Job/Requisition ID: 62029
Location Address: 539 S Main St, Findlay, OH, United States (US), 45840
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired 
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt



Data scientists leverage knowledge and experience in data mining, machine learning, applied statistics, operations research, and related quantitative disciplines to develop sophisticated analytics solutions to critical business challenges. This position is responsible for using a combination of statistical knowledge, programming skills, and business acumen to identify, prioritize, and solve high-impact business problems.  The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying, cleansing, combining, visualizing, and analyzing data from a variety of sources to obtain actionable business insights.  In addition, they must effectively communicate the results to managers, project stakeholders, and engineering teams. 



  • Understand strategic business objectives and work with business partners to economically justify and develop plans to create the necessary business insights.
  • Utilize a combination of business acumen and statistical knowledge to identify, prioritize, and solve high-impact business problems. 
  • Translate complicated concepts into relevant business messages.  Effectively communicate results to project stakeholders and business teams.
  • Lead and manage analytical projects from conceptual through definition phase.
  • Identify, visualize, and analyze data from a variety of sources to obtain business insights. 
  • Share new analytical concepts among peers and leaders.
  • Educate business partners on the use and expected results of advanced analytics.



  • Experience with manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensional data from varying sources.
  • Fluency in advanced analytics tool such as R and Python.
  • Understanding of Machine Learning techniques and Statistical learning methods.
  • Experience with data science projects from data management, model building, evaluation, model improvement and implementation.



Strong written and verbal communication, critical thinking, and time management skills.



  • Master’s degree or emphasis in Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning or other comparable majors; or at least 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.
  • Ability to generate positive business results via analytics and data science techniques. 
  • A strong passion for empirical research and answering difficult questions with data.
  • A flexible analytic approach that provides results at varying levels of precision.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
  • Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases.


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation’s largest refining system with more than 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. Marathon Petroleum's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon branded outlets. Speedway LLC, a Marathon Petroleum subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company which owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

Travel Expected: Up to 10%


Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

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Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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