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Global supply chain – Network optimisation modelling analyst

Global supply chain – Network optimisation modelling analyst

  • Location IN: Mumbai
  • Travel required Negligible travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ079590
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary


Customers & Products

Job Family Group:

Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group

Job Description:

About Castrol India Limited

Castrol is a leading lubricant brand globally and is part of the bp Group, one of the largest energy companies in the world. In India, Castrol is a publicly listed company and operates in the Automotive, Industrial and Marine lubricant sectors. With strong brands, continuous innovation, enduring customer relationships and highly energized employees, we have maintained our market leadership position in India for more than 100 years. Our manufacturing and distribution network in India includes three blending plants and 330 distributors who reach consumers and customers through 100,000+ retail outlets.

Success has no limits at Castrol, and we offer our employees a fast paced learning environment and an opportunity to develop careers around functional specialization or on a general management track. Castrol India has consistently groomed top talent to take on leadership roles, be it in India or globally.

We are currently looking for Global supply chain – Network optimisation modelling analyst based at Mumbai at details mentioned below.

This role is responsible for:

  • Data Analysis - Collect, organise, and analyse data related to various aspects of the supply chain, including demand forecasts, production volumes and capacities, raw material, manufacturing and logistics costs and inventory levels.

  • Scenario Analysis - Conduct scenario analysis using supply chain optimisation software to evaluate the impact of different sourcing strategies and network design configurations to optimise the end-to-end supply chain.

  • Continuous Improvement -Proactively find opportunities to enhance and improve data quality and support driving the journey from manual data collection to automate.

This role will work closely with network optimisation modeler to support and learn how to build and maintain network optimisation models from scratch.

What you will deliver

The Supply Chain Network Optimisation modelling analyst is accountable for following deliverables:

  • Identify trends, patterns, and anomalies in the data.

  • Develop a process to automatically refresh data monthly.

  • Identify external data sources  such as benchmark transportation costs and tax and import duties.

  • Run scenarios in the optimisation software to find opportunities for cost saving.

  • Develop a tracker and pipeline of cost saving opportunities on monthly basis.  

  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations, create dashboards and reports to communicate findings to stakeholders.

What you will need to be successful (experience and qualifications)

  • At least 2-3 years of experience working in supply chain management, logistics, or operations with a focus on utilising optimisation models and tools.

  • knowledge of the principles of optimisation and how optimisation is performed using software packages such as Llamasoft, Aimms, Optilogic or similar platforms (or demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply complex technical skills)

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or related Field.

  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and programming languages.

  • Knowledge of statistical methods and data visualisation techniques.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Travel Requirement

Negligible travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is not available for remote working


Agility core practices, Analytical Thinking, Commercial Acumen, Communication, Cost Management, Creativity and Innovation, Decision Making, Digital fluency, Inventory Management, Negotiation planning and preparation, Resilience, Risk Management, Sourcing strategy, Supplier Performance Management, Supply Chain Development, Supply chain management, Sustainability awareness and action

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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