Supply Chain Modeling Advisor


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


Modeling advisors function as internal consultants to support overall and targeted supply chain system optimization and feasibility initiatives through advanced analytics techniques. They utilize modeling software/tools to analyze and aid in decision support for various global and regional businesses and supply chain stakeholders. Advisors participate in cross-functional improvement teams, while owning the modeling/analysis activities to interpret and communicate model results. The outcomes of their modeling projects will recommend efficiencies across the end-to-end supply chain

Job Role Responsibilities


  • Develop and maintain specialized models to analyze specific areas of the supply chain system using one or more of the following technologies: network optimization, inventory optimization, discrete event simulation, statistical learning/analysis
  • Work with key contacts to identify and gather data required to model scenarios necessary for representing supply chain systems and constraints
  • Pull data from information systems; reach out to Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for data not readily available in systems (transportation costs, demand scenarios, new design specifications, etc.)
  • Ensure data quality is maintained and refreshed for answering new questions using existing models.
  • Proactively drive cross-functional alignment across organizations (as needed) to validate various scenarios and model inputs/outputs.
  • Run models and analyze results across scenarios to identify supply chain improvement opportunities, provide insights into the modification or new design of supply chain/logistics/material handling systems, and address ad-hoc business questions.
  • Build, document, maintain, and/or improve tools to analyze and explain model outputs (e.g., visualizations, macros to calculate customized output KPIs, etc..,)
  • Lead and/or participate in teams with key stakeholders to vet model results and determine specific recommendations
  • Proactively assist in executing action plans from model recommendations, capture credits, and steward value capture
  • Investigate industry trends in supply chain modeling software to maintain leading edge capabilities

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering (preferred) or Operations Research or related fields such as Applied Mathematics/Statistics
  • Minimum 1 year relevant work experience in supply chain and modeling/analytics with preference to have 2-5 years of overall work experience. 
  • Previous practical experience with one or both of supply chain network design optimization and supply chain analytics in logistics & distribution/supply & operational planning (preference in an industry which both manufactures and distributes goods, e.g., Chemical, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, etc.)
  • Experienced in conducting analysis and providing recommendations for supply chain problems using software such as: Tableau and/or Power Business Intelligence (BI) for visualization, Alteryx, Power Query, Excel Visual Basics for Applications (VBA), Structured Query Language (SQL), Llamasoft Data Guru, R, and/or Python for scripting and Extraction, Transformation and Loading (ETL)
  • Familiarity with SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) and  Business Warehouse (BW), Analysis for office, and various database and data warehousing solutions
  • Work Time zone - Some overlap with US time zone required

Preferred Skills

  • Experienced with optimization/ simulation tools is preferred but not a pre-requisite: Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru, BlueYonder (formerly JDA) Strategist, AnyLogistix, and/or Advanced Interactive Multidimensional Modelling System (AIMMS SC) Navigator for supply chain network design and inventory modeling/optimization, Simio, Stella, Arena, and/or AnyLogic for discrete event simulation of logistics and material handling system.
  • Strong analytical skills with advanced knowledge of Excel, ability to manage and analyze large amounts of data, and capability of determining the inter-relationships of input and output data with respect to a model
  • Ability to translate general requirements and long-term deadlines into shorter-term work tasks, self-direct work, and monitor progress
  • Solicits inputs from subject matter experts (SMEs) and engage with cross-functional teams to drive results
  • Curious mindset in understanding business problems and their related factors to develop solutions
  • Quick to learn different tools, leverages to be more efficient and improve work processes for projects, and shares learnings with others
  • Ability to view complex subjects from both a high level and detail perspective, and communicate appropriately with different audiences



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