S&C Global Network - AI - Supply Chain Analytics - Manager



Software Engineering, Operations, Data Science
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Entity: - Accenture Strategy & Consulting

Team: - Global Network – Data & AI

Practice: - Supply Chian Analytics

Title: - I&F Decision Sci Practitioner Manager

Job location: - Bangalore/Gurgaon/Hyderabad/ Mumbai

Accenture Global Network - Data & AI practice help our clients grow their business in entirely new ways. Analytics enables our clients to achieve high performance through insights from data - insights that inform better decisions and strengthen customer relationships. From strategy to execution, Accenture works with organizations to develop analytic capabilities - from accessing and reporting on data to predictive modelling - to outperform the competition

As part of our Data & AI practice, you will join a worldwide network of smart and driven colleagues experienced in leading AI/ML/Statistical tools, methods and applications. From data to analytics and insights to actions, our forward-thinking consultants provide analytically-informed, issue-based insights at scale to help our clients improve outcomes and achieve high performance.

Job Description

The ideal candidate shall be,

  • An expert in Supply chain/ manufacturing operations domain and Data Science skills.
  • Responsible to solution architect, design, build, deploy, deliver, and monitor advanced analytics models for supply chain planning/operations analytics solutions areas such as asset reliability and maintenance, supply, procurement, inventory, spares, quality analytics, process analytics, simulation and mathematical optimization, demand, etc. planning.
  • Interface with clients to understand engineering/business problems and translate it into analytics problems that shall deliver insights for action and operational improvements.
  • Take initiatives and collaborate with different Accenture internal teams and support driving sales.
  • Provide innovation and thought leadership support to build key capability areas such as tools & technology, new solutions in supply chain planning and assets & accelerators development.

Experience and Education:

  • A minimum 9+ years of experience in industrial/manufacturing/consulting or related areas is needed with at least 5 years of supply chain/ manufacturing/ production advanced analytics solutions design and delivery experience. Good to have global client experiences.
  • Ideal candidates should have a bachelor’s degree preferably in Industrial/ Production/ Statistics/ Economics etc. and master’s degree in Statistics/ Economics/ Operations Management/ Supply Chain/ Data Science, etc.
  • Certifications in any one or two of the areas will be an added advantage: Python, AI/ML, Optimization, Simulation, any of the cloud platforms (Azure/ GCP/ AWS).

Mandatory Skills:

Must have:

  • Good understanding of overall supply chain planning and operations of any of the industries (CPG, Life sciences, Pharma, Industrial, Resources) and connect it with analytics solutions.
  • Deep understanding of advanced analytics solutions – descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, prescriptive, and generative and hands-on experience in building models using machine learning, deep learning, Gen AI models.
  • Strong experience in any one or two of the supply chain functions – demand planning, inventory planning, S&OP, logistics planning, etc.
  • Hands-on programming experience with any of the analytics tools, data bases and visualization tools and platforms (Python, PySpark, SQL, Bigdata tools, PowerBI/ Tableau).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Good to have:

  • SME in one or more of the supply chain functions
  • Visualization packages like Tableau/ Power BI
  • Exposure to tools like BY/ Anaplan/ o9/ Kinaxis /SAP IBP
  • Experience in live data streaming and data ingestion tools.

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