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Arvato - the spirit of solutions! We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets. Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA. Arvato is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is hiring a Solutions Design Analyst. The Solution Design team is responsible for designing and implementing complex supply chain management solutions. We understand our client business models and design solutions in close cooperation with them, and then subsequently implement the solution. Due to our continued hyper-growth, we are looking for a strong project manager who can drive critical projects and requests for proposals with minimal supervision as part of the global solution design team. This position is a critical success factor for our growth. You will be working with our clients from day one, working closely with senior management and have global career options.


The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can drive projects and RFP’s to on-time delivery with a focus on quality. You will have knowledge of supply chain management, feel comfortable working in an open, dynamic and international environment. You will need to utilize strong analytical skills, strategic thinking, while being a team player who can communicate effectively, both internally and with clients. Having the ability and willingness to travel as needed is required. You have an open mindset to try out new things and to drive innovation.


Key Responsibilities:

Serve as a communication bridge between non-technical business users and technical solution designers
Elicit and document functional requirements
Develop and document technical system requirements
Review and document business processes, understand objectives, develop questions to clarify gaps and develop initial hypothesis specific to a specific solution design that solves our customer’s needs & delivers unique value
Work with internal stakeholders and clients the underlying business need and effectively communicate the design and solution to them
Data validation, cleansing, profiling, baseline development & defining scenarios to model
Support system design and development that’s aligned with business objectives & deliver financial value to our clients
Lead technical design sessions; identify gaps between current and desired end states
Prepare realistic, practically valid, versatile test data
Calculating labor, equipment, facility and expense requirements based on transportation and warehousing design assumptions.
Develop process flows, the concept of operations and value propositions consistent with the win strategy and work with IT to develop the concept of systems.
Coordinate with technical subject matter experts (SME) within Arvato to obtain specific knowledge or expertise to address technical issues
Coordinate with controlling and other functions to develop cost and pricing models as well as relevant assumptions
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Support technical review presentations and design validation meetings
Ability to influence the project teams by using facts, statistics, and analytics
Comprehend complex supply chain and transportation solutions and segment design processes into manageable elements and process steps
Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients
Ensure requirements and business solutions map to a business need
Assists with documentation, training materials, and knowledge transfer between technical teams and end-users
Helping the RFP team with shaping wins plans consistent with our solution design
Writing and delivering a compelling proposal that influences the customer decides to select Arvato
Participate in a variety of analytical assignments that provide for the enhancement, integration, maintenance and implementation of the Department of Treasury’s policies, procedures, and information systems.
Participate in pre-sales activities and internal initiatives as required
If you have any of these experiences, perfect. But it is not critical:

Working with companies in Tech and Consumer Products industries
Managing RFPs
3 years experience in solution design analysis and or project management

BS/BA in Supply Chain Management, Economics, Industrial Engineering or Business Administration or Masters preferred

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