Specialist, Supply Chain Operational Design

Specialist, Supply Chain Operational Design

BASF Construction Chemicals UAE LLC
Kuala Lumpur
3-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

The BASF Shared Services Center Kuala Lumpur was established in 2005. Located in Kuala Lumpur, it has approximately 700 employees and provides functional services in the areas of Finance, Controlling, Information Services, Human Resources, Environment, Health & Safety, Procurement, and Import-Export Order Management to BASF companies and affiliates in 17 markets across Asia Pacific. BASF also has three other Shared Service Centers that cover Europe and the Americas, located in Berlin and Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Montevideo, Uruguay.
Objectives of the Position
  • Design and optimize GBC services (based on BU demands, legal requirements, M&A, investments, strategic projects etc.)
  • Conduct feasibility, impact and cost analysis of prospective new services in SC Service environment
  • Identify any needs for optimization/process changes and lead the implementation drive
  • Ensuring that all service models and service solution designs conform to strategic, architectural, governance and other corporate requirements.

Main Tasks
  • Identify required models, methods and tools for Service Design
  • Structure, group and prioritize business requirements
  • Ensure usage of new information and communication technology to design or re-design supply chain services
  • Evaluate options, make comparative studies and recommend appropriate approaches/models
  • Develop new and extend existing services based on requirements from the business and align with service catalog
  • Test new services prior to implementation
  • Calculate cost of new service
  • Deliver basis for technical concept in cooperation with Functional Experts
  • Drive automation and digitalization of GBC services e.g. paperless document flows
  • Drive integration of new businesses into GBC service structure e.g. resulting out of M&A
  • Manipulate/mine data from database tables using different business intelligence methods
  • Interface with Global Stakeholders and Business Analysts across time zones to gather requirements by asking right questions, analyzing data, and drawing a conclusion by making and validating appropriate assumptions.
  • Conduct deep dive analyses of business problems and formulate conclusions and recommendations; determine optimized courses of action
  • Produce written recommendations and insights for key stakeholders to help shape solution design.
  • Design, develop and maintain scalable and reliable analytical tools, dashboards, and metrics that drive key decisions in supply chain operations
  • Simplify and automate reporting, metrics and dashboards; build solutions to have maximum scale and self-serviceability by users.
  • Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation.

  • Education: Degree in Business Administration or equivalent, Supply Chain Management, Logistics
  • Working Experience: Minimum 3-5 years in SCM / Logistics area
  • Technical & Professional Knowledge: Supply Chain Management / process knowledge, strong SAP (SD & TM module) experience, Business Intelligence Tools like SCI , Import Export Operations ,RPA, foreign documentary trade, analytical thinking, leading with key performance indicators, good communication skills.

Job Details


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