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Supply Chain Optimization Analyst

Req #: 180003OB_en
Location: Deerfield, IL US
Job Category: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 2/6/2018 11:41:32 AM
Baxter International


Support the development and use of advanced analytical tools to drive decision making across the end-to-end supply chain. Coordinate across multiple functions and stakeholders to gather and update key inputs to existing supply chain models. Responsible for the proposal, design and development of new supply chain models using LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru. Train end users to independently execute basic models and provide project specific support on solving more complex optimization models.


Participate in and contribute to large and complex projects to develop tools and organization capabilities to support a data driven supply chain. Own assigned tasks and resolve general problems with minimal guidance. Act as subject matter expert and train others to use core data tools.

1)       Provide input into high level network optimization development roadmap

2)       Design, develop and test new Alteryx workflows and LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru optimization models which expand functionality of Baxter’s analytical capabilities

3)       Create and update Tableau visualizations to support visualization and analysis of supply chain optimization outputs

4)       Conduct end user training for Operations Strategy team to enable them to run simple network optimizations and visualize output in Tableau

5)       Build and validate network models, optimize scenarios and assist in analysis of output to answer complex supply chain questions

Coordinate across multiple functions and stakeholders to collect, validate and prepare data on annual basis to refresh network optimization models


Ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams. Capable of working independently and applying good problem-solving techniques to accomplish discrete tasks. Experience in or knowledge of supply chain planning and design. Some knowledge of the principles of optimization and how optimization is performed using software packages. Strong data science background, specifically in linear optimization, data analysis and data visualization. Experience with LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru, Alteryx and Tableau tools preferred.


Master's degree preferred or equivalent experience in industrial engineering, operations research, data science or supply chain management. 3+ years of experience in supply chain, operations or data science.



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