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Supply Chain Design Consultant

Job Description:

This is your chance to bring your passion for solving supply chain problems to a fast-growing, dynamic, entrepreneurial team that is pushing the boundaries of supply chain simulation and optimization.

 

The Role:

Data analyst, Modeler, and Consultant focused on improving supply chain design

  • Design and deliver supply chain management and strategic sourcing solutions using supply chain guru®
  • Understand key client performance levers (on-time delivery, cost, feasibility, etc.) and seek solutions to improve these metrics
  • Define and carry out project plans under the direction of project managers or engagement leads; participate in development of modeling approaches in partnership with an experienced solution architects
  • Identify and raise issues that impact project quality, scope, timing, or cost
  • Provide structured and creative analysis to identify performance improvement opportunities and effectively communicate findings with clients
  • Review and validate data, build and validate models, run scenarios, and assist in the preparation of client presentations
  • Fully document modeling approach, data sources and transformations, assumptions, and constraints

 

What makes this role unique:

Cutting-edge research and impactful work to grow your career

  • Participate in diverse and interesting projects that combine operations research, optimization, and simulationt exposed to a wide range of technologies and problems
  • Make real contributions to solving global commercial and humanitarian logistics problems
  • Gain experience working with fortune 500 companies, prominent consulting firms, humanitarian logistics agencies, and our nation’s military

The qualification:

Supply chain design, project management and client communication experience.

  • Experience in or knowledge of supply chain planning and design (or demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply complex technical skills):
  • Some knowledge of the principles of optimization and how optimization is performed using software packages
  • Understanding of simulation and the differences between optimization and simulation
  • Familiarity with planning, forecasting, transportation, inventory management, and strategic sourcing
  • Database skills such as ms access and sql server strongly desired
  • Some programming skills a plus, especially in optimization software packages
  • Bachelor’s degree or above required or equivalent experience in industrial engineering, operations research, or supply chain management
  • Ideal candidate would have some previous supply chain consulting experience
  • Overseas education or proficiency in English highly desired
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