Sr. Analyst – SC Analytics Network

Job Number: 10643
Location(s): Mumbai, Maharashtra

General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You’ve come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Job Details

Overview & Responsibilities
Position involves the responsibility of building the advanced optimization & simulation models and helping to identify, analyze and implement opportunities in the areas of distribution or manufacturing network design and optimization, supply network planning and restructuring, strategic alliance distribution networks, ER initiatives, inventory optimization, strategic planning for retail chains, and other decision problems.

 

Role Reports to:

Assistant Manager – Modeling

 

Shift

1:30 PM to 10:30 PM

 

Job Overview .)

 

Position involves the responsibility of building the advanced optimization & simulation models and helping to identify, analyze and implement opportunities in the areas of distribution or manufacturing network design and optimization, supply network planning and restructuring, strategic alliance distribution networks, ER initiatives, inventory optimization, strategic planning for retail chains, and other decision problems.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities

20%of Time

Requirement Gathering & Data Collection 

  • Understand Project charter- Business context, Scope, Outcome & success criteria
  • Understand decisions to be taken through the network model – Plant/DC Open/Close, Greenfield location, Customer realignment or supply chain design
  • Understand data availability & build customized data template to collect data
  • Performed data cleaning- Outlier, Missing data etc & provide summary of collected data to the client

 

30% of time

 

Model Building & Scenario Evaluation

  • Develop different modeling approaches/techniques to solve the business problem at hand and recommends the best approach
  • Formulate the mathematical model & Use appropriate tool to build the model – Supply chain Guru, Excel solver etc.
  • Build the baseline and validate it with business /stakeholder
  • Analyze large set of business data, derive useful insights & communicate the same to project manager and/or client
  • Build /Evaluate multiple scenario through the model
  • Carry output validation

 

30% of Time

Model result analysis & presentation

  • Carry out the result analysis and provide business insights to project manager/stakeholders
  • Build presentation, methodology documents & assumption documents
  • Communicate effectively with broad audience i.e. client/stakeholders/cross functional teams
  • Use advanced optimization & simulation tools to build the models & run different sensitivity (what-if) scenarios

 

20 %  of Time

  • Take small routine decisions and seek supervision when needed
  • drive innovation and provide breakthrough capabilities in Network & Warehousing area to achieve HMM in form of $ or hours for General Mills Supply Chain
  • Keep tap on innovation happening outside General Mills in supply chains in Network Design, Optimization & Simulation and evaluate use cases for implementation in General Mills Supply Chain

 

 

 

 

 

Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed

  • Demonstrated Model building skills in software’s like Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru, MS Excel, Inventory Analyst, Premium Solver, Simulation tools, R
  • Demonstrated skills in production planning, network distribution planning & inventory target calculation  
  • Can work independently and take decisions without seeking help from Supervisor
  • Experience in dealing with large data sets and tools like MS Excel, MS Power point, MS Access, Visio
  • Ability to think “out of the box” & strong analytical skills

 

 

 

Competencies/Behaviors required for job

 

 

  • Technical/Process Leadership
  • Energizing & Develop People
  • Learning Agility
Qualifications

Desired Profile

 

Education

 

Minimum Degree Requirements:   

Bachelors

Preferred Degree Requirements:   

Masters

Preferred Major Area of Study:

Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain

Required Professional Certifications:

 

Preferred Professional Certifications:

CSCMP, APICS

Overview & Responsibilities

Position involves the responsibility of building the advanced optimization & simulation models and helping to identify, analyze and implement opportunities in the areas of distribution or manufacturing network design and optimization, supply network planning and restructuring, strategic alliance distribution networks, ER initiatives, inventory optimization, strategic planning for retail chains, and other decision problems.

 

Role Reports to:

Assistant Manager – Modeling

 

Shift

1:30 PM to 10:30 PM

 

Job Overview .)

 

Position involves the responsibility of building the advanced optimization & simulation models and helping to identify, analyze and implement opportunities in the areas of distribution or manufacturing network design and optimization, supply network planning and restructuring, strategic alliance distribution networks, ER initiatives, inventory optimization, strategic planning for retail chains, and other decision problems.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities

20%of Time

Requirement Gathering & Data Collection 

  • Understand Project charter- Business context, Scope, Outcome & success criteria
  • Understand decisions to be taken through the network model – Plant/DC Open/Close, Greenfield location, Customer realignment or supply chain design
  • Understand data availability & build customized data template to collect data
  • Performed data cleaning- Outlier, Missing data etc & provide summary of collected data to the client

 

30% of time

 

Model Building & Scenario Evaluation

  • Develop different modeling approaches/techniques to solve the business problem at hand and recommends the best approach
  • Formulate the mathematical model & Use appropriate tool to build the model – Supply chain Guru, Excel solver etc.
  • Build the baseline and validate it with business /stakeholder
  • Analyze large set of business data, derive useful insights & communicate the same to project manager and/or client
  • Build /Evaluate multiple scenario through the model
  • Carry output validation

 

30% of Time

Model result analysis & presentation

  • Carry out the result analysis and provide business insights to project manager/stakeholders
  • Build presentation, methodology documents & assumption documents
  • Communicate effectively with broad audience i.e. client/stakeholders/cross functional teams
  • Use advanced optimization & simulation tools to build the models & run different sensitivity (what-if) scenarios

 

20 %  of Time

  • Take small routine decisions and seek supervision when needed
  • drive innovation and provide breakthrough capabilities in Network & Warehousing area to achieve HMM in form of $ or hours for General Mills Supply Chain
  • Keep tap on innovation happening outside General Mills in supply chains in Network Design, Optimization & Simulation and evaluate use cases for implementation in General Mills Supply Chain

 

 

 

 

 

Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed

  • Demonstrated Model building skills in software’s like Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru, MS Excel, Inventory Analyst, Premium Solver, Simulation tools, R
  • Demonstrated skills in production planning, network distribution planning & inventory target calculation  
  • Can work independently and take decisions without seeking help from Supervisor
  • Experience in dealing with large data sets and tools like MS Excel, MS Power point, MS Access, Visio
  • Ability to think “out of the box” & strong analytical skills

 

 

 

Competencies/Behaviors required for job

 

 

  • Technical/Process Leadership
  • Energizing & Develop People
  • Learning Agility

Qualifications

Desired Profile

 

Education

 

Minimum Degree Requirements:   

Bachelors

Preferred Degree Requirements:   

Masters

Preferred Major Area of Study:

Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain

Required Professional Certifications:

 

Preferred Professional Certifications:

CSCMP, APICS

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