Network Design Manager (m/f/d)

Your Tasks

The incumbent is responsible for the development of the Network Design processes & models using Network Optimization technologies in order to improve end to end cost, service agility, resilience & sustainability of the supply chain network of the organization.

Relevant tasks would be:

  • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated and quick learner with the ability to apply technical, academic and business skills to push the boundaries of supply chain optimization and simulation
  • Translating business needs into a model, managing the balance between precision and accuracy to drive appropriate value creation. Model creation, ownership, continuous improvement and maintenance
  • Analyze supply chain data for the design and creation of supply chain models to identify cost savings and efficiency recommendations for the business
  • Developing dynamically refreshed models for use by the Network, Capacity & Resilience teams & regions for core and one-off questions. Take ownership for providing valuable insights to the teams to support E2E network optimization from different perspectives
  • The “expert” in Supply Chain Design
  • Data foundation creation, ownership, development and maintenance
  • Agreeing data sources, approaches, cleaning and validation approaches with the business
  • Maintaining data catalogue and driving move to increasing integration
  • Lead the construction of new network models using Supply Chain Guru and Data Guru.
  • Understand the structure and logic of existing models and proactively find opportunities to enhance them, extend them or simplify them based on business needs.
  • Build and run scenarios, give interpretation to the output results and share them with the Network team and relevant business stakeholders.
  • Lead and support relevant projects to develop, enhance and institutionalize the concept and process of network design, resilience modelling, sustainability modelling, etc. using network optimization technologies
  • Strong interaction and communication with Supply Units, all levels of Supply Chain including Controlling, Logistics, Planning, Strategic Capacity, Master Data, Supply Chain Analytics and others.
  • Analysis and preparation of adhoc requests using tools like Llamasoft, Power Bi, and Excel

Your Profile

  • University Master’s degree (Business Studies in supplychain, Engineering, Masters of Science in Operations Research, Mathematics, etc.) with sound business understanding.
  • At least 5+ years of working experience in SC functions, with Network Modeling experience
  • Strong knowledge of Llamasoft technologies, including Supply Chain Guru and Data Guru
  • Experience on building source/make/deliver and End to End Network models.
  • Good knowledge of mathematical optimization, statistics, ML/AI.
  • Good knowledge of SAP ERP, SAP BW/BI, Power BI or similar, MS Office
  • Data management and analysis skills (database, SQL, Excel, Access, validation, cleansing, etc.) to identify, gather and synthesize raw operational and supply chain data
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving competencies
  • Very good communication style throughout hierarchies. Demonstrable skills creating and delivering presentations/visualizations.
  • International mindset and flexible personality, fluency in English
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and to take responsibility for own projects/tasks


You are welcome to apply without a cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application including a compelling curriculum vitae with relevant references and certificates. If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Margret Skuballa every Wednesday between 9 and 10 am via the telephone number: +49404904956. 

Job Details

Contract Type:
Unlimited / Full-Time
Job Start Date:
Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf AG
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