GAINS: Supply Chain Design Analyst - Remote

Supply Chain Design Analyst

Remote | Full Time | Entry Level


GAINS is a leading provider of cloud Supply Chain solutions based in the Chicago neighborhood of Wicker Park. As part of the Francisco Partners portfolio of specialized companies, we are rapidly growing and expanding our global teams to drive innovation, deliver customer value, and accelerate market leadership.

Supply chain volatility has made it difficult for businesses to plan and keep their customer promises. GAINS helps companies address these challenges with innovative solutions leveraging proven AI and ML techniques. Our team of industry and technology experts rapidly delivers transformational value resulting in sustainable and measurable ROI-based impact for our global customers. If you are a technology enthusiast who wants to make an impact, then GAINS is for you.


As a Supply Chain Design Analyst, you will be an integral part of our dynamic team, contributing to the development and optimization of supply chain strategies. Working closely with senior consultants, you will assist in analyzing and designing end-to-end supply chain solutions to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and improve overall business performance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Data Analysis and Modeling:
    • Collect, analyze, and interpret supply chain data to identify areas for improvement.
    • Utilize advanced modeling tools and software to simulate and optimize supply chain processes.
  • Supply Chain Mapping:
    • Collaborate with clients to understand their existing supply chain structures.
    • Develop comprehensive supply chain maps, identifying key touchpoints and potential bottlenecks.
  • Process Optimization:
    • Assist in designing and implementing streamlined supply chain processes to enhance operational efficiency.
    • Identify and recommend improvements to inventory management, demand planning, and procurement processes.
  • Technology Integration:
    • Evaluate and recommend technology solutions to enhance supply chain visibility and performance.
    • Collaborate with IT teams to implement and integrate new technologies into existing supply chain systems.
  • Client Collaboration:
    • Work closely with clients to understand their business goals and challenges.
    • Communicate findings and recommendations effectively, building strong client relationships.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in supply chain management.
    • Contribute ideas and suggestions for continuous improvement within the consulting team.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Prepare comprehensive reports, documenting supply chain analysis, recommendations, and implementation plans.
    • Ensure that project documentation is accurate, organized, and accessible.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or a related field.
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in data analysis and modeling tools.
  • Knowledge of supply chain concepts, principles, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with supply chain management software and technology solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently when required.
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced consulting environment.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with supply chain optimization tools and software.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and their integration with supply chain processes.
  • Project management skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Understanding of sustainability and environmental considerations in supply chain design.

At GAINS, we recognize that diversity and inclusion make our teams stronger. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and welcome everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, veteran status or medical condition. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.