Supply Chain Design Consultant

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Company Name: 
LLamasoft, Inc
Job Location: 
Ann Arbor , MI
Contact Name: 
Amy Frederick
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Job Description

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600+ enterprise customers in 60 countries
50% of Fortune 100 companies are customers
23 of the Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain are customers

So, yes, we’re all about business. But we’re also all about sustainability, see our 2017 Green Award **

ICYMI: We were named to the 2017 Best and Brightest Company in the US of A and in Metro Detroit’s 2017 Best and Brightest Company list

We’re well funded, fun and focused on building the very best in supply chain and we want YOU to help us build complex models that allow global companies to quickly, safely model supply chain impacts.

Don’t believe us - read the Gartner Supply Chain Masters and you’ll learn that nearly all the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 use our solutions to tackle the most complex supply chain issues the world has ever seen.

Smart, energetic and ready to make your mark in a best in class enterprise software company? Join our herd!

** from Supply and Demand Chain Executive

The Team:
This is your chance to bring your passion for solving supply chain problems to a fast-growing, dynamic, innovative team that is pushing the boundaries of Supply Chain solutions.

On the Professional Services team, 100+ global consultants build and analyze supply chain solutions that allow companies across the globe to better understand their networks. By enabling decision-making and efficient operations, we strive to positively impact as many lives as possible. Our values are:

Teamwork: We’re only successful when we work together; no task is above anyone
Happiness/Enjoying Work: We love what we do, have fun, and enjoy the challenges each day brings
Driving Value to the Customer: We treat each customer like a fellow LLama and want to see them achieve success

The Role:
Design and deliver supply chain strategies using LLamasoft Software, such as Supply Chain Guru®, Data Guru®, and Demand Guru®
Operate in a customer-centric project environment focused on delivering value and supporting ongoing customer relationships
Enable customers to successfully utilize LLamasoft software through coaching and training
Understand key client performance levers (on-time delivery, cost, feasibility, etc.) and strategies to improve these metrics
Support project quality by identifying risks that impact project scope, timing, or cost
Provide both creative and structured analysis to identify performance improvement opportunities and effectively communicate findings with clients
Manage, review, and validate large sets of data in order to 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?
Participate in diverse and interesting projects that combine operations research, optimization, and simulation
Dynamic work environment with exposure to a wide range of technologies and collaboration across multiple departments
Work in a team that trusts and respects all members provides an encouraging and fun environment, and prioritizes employee well-being
Make real contributions to solving global commercial and humanitarian logistics problems across a wide range of industries
Provides support to reach Professional Development goals through both internal and external opportunities
Gain experience working with Fortune 500 companies, prominent consulting firms, humanitarian logistics agencies, and our nation’s military

The Qualifications:

Supply Chain Exposure
Background in industrial engineering, operations research, supply chain management, or a related field; Bachelor’s Degree with experience required, Master’s Degree preferred
Experience in or knowledge of supply chain planning and design
Familiarity with supply chain concepts such as planning, forecasting, transportation, inventory management, and strategic sourcing
Technical Competence
Ability to learn quickly and apply complex technical skills
Experience working with data and database software
Awareness and knowledge of the principles of optimization with the ability to use software packages to optimize and analyze outputs
Experience programming; a plus but not required
Experience with simulation or vehicle routing software; a plus but not required
Client Communication
Prioritizes developing and maintaining both customer and internal relationships
Ability to communicate across multiple levels of project team both internally and externally
Ability to facilitate discussions and training sessions in large group or classroom settings
Ability to develop visual communication aids and present information and findings in a client-facing setting
Management consulting experience; 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, age, or national origin.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

Closing Date: 
Position is open until filled