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Inventory Optimization Manager

Location Pune, India
Posted 13-September-2021
You will:

Work in close partnership with the business leadership team to execute the analytics agenda
Identify and incubate best-in-class external partners to drive delivery on strategic projects
Develop custom models/algorithms to uncover signals/patterns and trends to drive long-term business performance
Execute the business analytics program agenda using a methodical approach that conveys to stakeholders what business analytics will deliver

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

Using data analysis to make recommendations to senior leaders
Technical experience in roles in best-in-class analytics practices
Experience deploying new analytical approaches in a complex and highly matrixed organization
Savvy in usage of the analytics techniques to create business impacts

More about this role

What you need to know about this position & What extra ingredients you will bring:

An Analyst/ ConsultantInventory Optimization: is responsible for supporting mathematical modeling needs for inventory optimization & allied supply optimization processes for designated geography across the globe. The role includes statistical modeling for Multi Echelon Inventory Models (MEIO) to help region meet the regular inventory targets as defined by management business objectives.

Statistically model the multi-tier supply chain network for each market of given geography, define appropriate inventory policy parameters for feeding them to SAP APO SNP for regular replenishment
Work closely with Supply Planning function and factories to find ways to reduce the overall inventory in FG, RM/PM category or MRO category
Liaison with Regional Supply Planning Capability Leads to define & support a governance a process for inventory policy parameter refresh for each region and execute it accordingly
Create / leverage simulation tools and lead various required simulation and sensitivity analysis with multiple business scenarios to assess the impact of business dynamics (SC disruptions, changing manufacturing sources, deploying new production strategies etc.) on inventory and help define action plans
Familiar and proficient in data extraction, handling and data consumption and should be able to provide required output via effective visualization techniques leveraging tools like Alteryx & Tableau.
Supports continuous process improvement by generating required analysis, developing analytical & statistical models to resolve/detect escalated performance issues
Ideate in building initiatives around inventory optimization processes across all regions for FG, RM/PM, MRO as well as allied optimization opportunities like cycle stock optimization

Education / Certifications:

Either of the following is applicable as educational criterial for the position

B. Tech / B.E. from IIT / BITS Pilani / NIT and / or Masters in Operations from tier 1/2 MBA colleges with exposure to Supply Chain Operations & Analytics in the curriculum (IIM NITIE, SP Jain, JBM)
APICS CPIM or CSCP or similar accreditationhighly preferred Or Motivation and capability to acquire accreditation
Exposure to Lean Six Sigma & Continuous Improvement techniques will be preferred

Functional /Technical Expertise :

Overall experience in field of application of statistics, analytics to SCM in FMCG**
Exposure to packages like SAP IBP IO / Supply Chain Guru / IBM Ilog / Logility / OMP / o9 focusing on optimization modules and open source technologies like R / Python
Mandatory experience handling Supply Chain Operations & Planning processes
Mandatory Exposure to SAP APO SNP (preferred) or similar inventory/ planning tools
Mandatory Exposure to FMCG (Direct or Indirect through consulting engagements)

Competencies /Abilities:

Demonstrated Basic Supply Chain knowledge & SC KPIs to understand inventory dynamics
Possess required SC / Ops, Mathematical modelling & Analytics Education & Experience
Self-Starter to handle various priority conflicts, proactive identify opportunity areas and build sustainable solutions
Demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills, analytical skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills in English
Drive for cross-functional results by proactively understanding and managing key issues & success criteria

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