Consultant (m/w/d)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512100-770922
    • Job Location: Hamburg, DEU
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 07, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: June 1, 2021
    • Indeed: Nationwide Posting: Yes
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Job Description:

Today’s business landscape requires companies to flex with changing global requirements and to leverage digital capabilities to meet customer expectations. Fortna helps clients solve the most complex distribution challenges and ensure business continuity. We are an end-to-end design-build firm, delivering data-driven solutions supported by engineering expertise, intelligent software, and best-fit technologies. Our solutions help improve performance, enable growth, and ultimately, drive profitability.

Fortna | Pierau is known for planning and implementing solutions in the areas of intralogistics, supply chain and logistics IT. In 60 years, we have successfully completed more than 2,000 projects for a wide variety of customers in retail and manufacturing. Well-known German and international companies rely on our services.

Fortna | Pierau is a subsidiary of the globally successful US consulting company Fortna - The Distribution Experts.

The consultant will primarily focus on data gathering, analysis, modelling, research, and knowledge capture in supply chain, logistics and distribution centre activities.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Participation in the development and planning of innovative and technically complex logistics concepts including their detailing
  • Data analysis e.g. by means of SQL, Access, Excel.
  • Data modeling using Fortna’s proprietary tools and package tools for financial and operational modeling.
  • Supporting delivery of solutions including business process redesign, distribution center (DC) design, organizational design, etc.
  • Gradual takeover of independently executed sub-projects up to project management of full customer projects.
  • Support in budget, schedule and quality planning and monitoring.
  • Independent preparation of reports, presentations and evaluations.
  • Writing and delivering high quality documentation and analysis.
  • Analysis and optimization of existing process chains.

    Experience and Skills:

    • Masters’ degree with evidence of strong performance in engineering, logistics or business
    • Minimum 2 years of cumulative experience in consulting and/or internal consulting
    • Fluent in German and English due to domestic and international assignments
    • Ideally Experience in DC design, specifically layout and operations
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Ability to work effectively on a team and support high levels of performance
    • Ability to implement structured problem-solving techniques
    • Excellent collaboration and communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to travel nationally and internationally

      We offer

    • An open culture, an uncomplicated cooperation and pleasure in mutual success.
    • Flexible working hours.
    • Good transport connections in the heart of Hamburg-Poppenbüttel.
    • Regular company events.
    • Subsidies for public transport tickets (HVV), company pension plan, nursery contributions and more.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to develop your existing skills in a positive and supportive working environment, think you can add value to our aim of constantly striving to anticipate the rapidly changing needs of our Clients and develop new services to meet those needs, please submit your application and we hope to meet you soon.

    Fortna is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.