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Senior Industrial Engineer-Network Modeling

Location: Deerfield
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Responsible for leading/managing network optimization projects and analysis of alternative designs for the logistics network utilizing network modeling software and financial analysis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for using network modeling software (Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru) and financial modeling to evaluate alternatives for the existing network including multi-channel initiatives, acquisition integration and sku placement/flow optimization. Supports the implementation of strategic changes through cross functional collaboration across Supply Chain with Engineering, DC Operations, Inventory Management, and Transportation departments.
  • Manages the development of innovative solutions to maximize supply chain efficiency in areas that may include allocation planning, standards and agreements, SKU affinity modeling, network design and optimization, transportation efficiency, Service Level Agreement (SLA) and cost optimization.
  • Manages development, implementation, and coordination of projects through scheduled reviews, financial analyses and design/status meetings, including development of cost justifications.
  • Leverages data modeling and analytics including optimization and statistical techniques to drive assigned efficiencies.
  • Identifies strategic opportunities / potential operational improvements for the company. Develops designs and innovative solutions to increase efficiency and resolve network problems. Capable of resolving urgent tactical needs / opportunities in the network.
  • Interpret results of modeling and convert into actionable financial and business cases.
  • Coordinates with division management on project implementation and priorities. Responsible for coordinating cross divisionally to align and achieve project objectives.
  • Meets with vendors as part of network modeling problem solving and analysis troubleshooting.
  • Coordinates analysis consultants as needed.Walgreens (), one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health, beauty and retail destination supporting communities across the country, and was named to FORTUNE magazine's 2019 Companies that Change the World list. Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day. As of August 31, 2019, Walgreens operates 9,277 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omni-channel business, Walgreens also provides specialty pharmacy and mail services and offers in-store clinics and other health care services throughout the United States, most of which are operated by our health care strategic partners.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.

Keywords: WALGREENS, Arlington Heights , Senior Industrial Engineer-Network Modeling, Engineering , Deerfield, Illinois

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