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Supply Chain Design Consultant

When you join the LLamasoft Team, you become part of a team that helps fourteen of the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25, fifty of the Fortune 500, plus numerous other large corporations, top consulting firms, and prominent Government agencies worldwide to model, optimize, and simulate their supply chain operations.  LLamasoft offers the most complete platform in support of supply chain design and predictive analytics available in the market today.  Our software and services lead to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability, and risk mitigation. 

LLamasoft offers a stimulating small company atmosphere where your efforts will have a significant impact on global logistics and our company’s success.

 

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 simulation
  • Get 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 strongly desired
  • Some programming skills a plus, especially in optimization software packages
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in industrial engineering, operations research, or supply chain management
  • Ideal candidate would have some previous supply chain consulting experience
  • US Citizen a plus but not required

 

About LLamasoft

LLamasoft provides software and expertise to help companies design and improve their supply chain operations.  We enable companies to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain operations, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability, and risk mitigation. Supply Chain Guru®, LLamasoft’s flagship product, is the leading supply chain design and predictive analytics application available in the market today.   LLamasoft is expanding its product offering into multiple design platforms as well as enterprise solutions. 

Since 1999, LLamasoft has helped hundreds of global organizations in over 30 countries leverage their unique blend of technology and deep domain expertise to drive competitive advantage and savings across their supply chain operations.

We are a company driven by people who have a passion for technology and innovation.  If you are excited about software development and looking for a fun and flexible environment in a growing company!

LLamasoft is an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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