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Senior Supply Network Optimization Consultant / Project Manager

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Senior Supply Network Optimization Consultant / Project Manager In this function, based in Antwerp or Ghent, you will become a key member of the our client Supply Network Innovation and Analytics (ASNIA) department. This team imagines, develops and delivers supply chain analytics, engineering, optimization and innovation solutions to a broad range of clients in Benelux and abroad. Your primary role will be a combination of logistics optimization project manager and consultant. At the same time you will be a key account manager with commercial responsibility, a (big) data analyst, a trendwatcher and strong networker. Your goal is to continuously make your customers’ supply networks smarter by challenging the status quo and delivering state-of-the art supply chain optimization projects. To succeed in this fast-paced environment, you will need to be an out-of-the-box thinker with a solid track record in logistics and supply chain transformation projects. You will be responsible for managing and growing your projects in an independent way. You will take end-to-end ownership of your own client portfolio, from sales proposal until project implementation and aftercare. You will receive plenty of support from your ASNIA colleagues and learn to use cutting edge software tools. If you are looking for a diverse and entrepreneurial role, actively shaping the future of logistics and smart (big) data, then this is the job for you! Your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Discussing supply network optimization strategies with clients and prospects
  • Supporting ASNIA commercially with the writing of compelling sales proposals
  • Definition, management and implementation of supply network improvement projects
  • Data collection, transformation, visualization and analytics (in e.g. Tableau)
  • Network modelling, simulation and optimization (in e.g. Llamasoft)
  • Account Management (incl. CRM Salesforce) and permanent project quality control
  • Networking and active participation in conferences and business events to stay abreast of the latest supply chain innovations and technologies, to hunt for new business and to be an ambassador of ASNIA
  • Building and growing long-term relationships with clients and prospective clients, founded on expertise, trust and integrity
  • Supporting and managing horizontal collaboration communities (cross-company network bundling, pooling, clustering, sharing).

Vaardigheden

  • You have a Master’s degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Business Engineering, Econometrics or Operations Management (possibly with an additional title such as MBA, APICS, PhD,…)
  • You have a passion for supply chain, logistics and transport optimization & innovation
  • You have very strong project management skills
  • You have min. 3-5 years of successful SC experience, either in a consulting, shipper, 3/4PL or R&D role
  • You have strong analytical skills and are willing to learn supply chain (big) data and modelling tools
  • You are strong user of business software such as Microsoft Office, BI reporting tools (e.g. Tableau, QlikSense)
  • Affinity with supply chain design software such as AIMMS, Ortec, Llamasoft or CAST and knowledge of data analytics tools (Lean Six Sigma, SQL, Python, statistics, SPSS, R,…) is a plus
  • Experience with Warehouse Management, Transport Management, Control Towers (4PL) or SAP is an asset
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English; a good working knowledge of German or French is an asset
  • You have excellent verbal and written presentation skills
  • You are mobile, flexible and at ease with occasional periods of travel (ca. 15%)
  • You are energetic, proactive, accurate, autonomous, hands-on and self-motivated
  • You are a team player with an open and transparent communication style
  • Stress resistance and a healthy sense of humor are appreciated.

Aanbod

  • Highly dynamic start-up atmosphere and a chance to work with innovative customers
  • An enthusiastic, young, cooperative and highly professional team with “can do” attitude
  • State-of-the-art working environment with the latest supply chain design and optimization software tools
  • Plenty of opportunities to develop your professional network, skills, knowledge and competences
  • Attractive remuneration package, tailored to your personal preferences (“caféplan” incl. company car)
  • An international working environment characterized by an open and innovative spirit
  • Stable, family-owned company with long-term vision and plenty of global career opportunities
  • Work-life balance.

Opleidingsvereisten

  • You have a Master’s degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Business Engineering, Econometrics or Operations Management (possibly with an additional title such as MBA, APICS, PhD,…)

Werktijden

  • Full-time

Registratienummer: VG 1176/BUOSAC

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