Supply Chain Network Modeller

Location: Pune
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Eve Wang

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

  • Build the Supply Chain Network models (digital twins) for strategic and tactical network optimisation
  • Integrate network design models in the regional supply chain functions to ensure repeatable review of supply chain network design and configuration
  • Develop the capability for Supply Chain network design and Supply Chain strategy in AkzoNobel by setting standards for modelling and data management as well as developing people
  • Support various network optimisation projects across AkzoNobel, based on ISC and business needs

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform projects to develop Supply Chain network models and optimisations for Akzo Nobel
  • Identify Supply Chain and business requirements for network models
  • Data collection, Data preparation, Transformation using SQL, Alteryx, validation and modelling
  • Develop and validate baseline Network model (operational and financial validation)
  • Run optimisation network scenarios (Unconstraint & constraint)
  • Report key model outcome by scenario (using PowerBI)
  • Develop process and requirements for creating a standardised Supply Chain network flow model (digital twin) across Akzo Nobel that covers:
  • Define data requirements (templates) and process for creating and updating the network flow model, allow for inclusion of:
  • Customer segmentation
  • Product segmentation
  • Define standard scenarios for identifying the optimal supply chain Network and testing sensitivities and network options, to be used on a periodic basis with model refresh
  • Define reporting requirements of model outputs (using PowerBI)
  • Define process and capability to optimise inventory considering modelled optimised network. Use of iterative process with separate tool / module


  • Experience with supply chain network design optimisation tools – Lamasoft SC Guru, AIMMS, Anylogic
  • Master or advanced university degree. Preferably in technical, data sciences, or supply chain management
  • 5+ years supply chain management and planning experience for a multinational company
  • Excellent knowledge of databases, data processes, IT infrastructure, data modelling, and complex analysis
  • Good to have experience on below tools:
  • Data preparation/ transformation using Azure SQL, Alteryx
  • Data visualization – Power BI, Tableau, SAP Analytics Cloud


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.