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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
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Royal Dutch Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, operating in over 80 countries and territories and employing more than 90,000 people. Our core values of Honesty, Integrity and Respect for People define who we are and how we work. Royal Dutch Shell has developed a global network of Shell Business Operations to provide first-class services to Shell companies across the world.

Shell Business Operations (SBO) Krakow sits at the centre of Shell’s global businesses, providing an operational backbone to our essential business functions. Working in a vibrant community with strong values and a supportive culture, an SBO-Krakow job will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of six Business Service Operations centres, located worldwide, a job in Krakow will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and internal stakeholders as well as advanced financial operations.
Simulation and Optimization Senior Analyst
Work location: Shell Energy Campus, Czerwone Maki 85

Job description:

  • Engaging with various stakeholders in the supply chain on the value of resources optimization with aid of simulation techniques and how this can be done to drive gap to potential closure.

  • Collection of (demand) data from various source system, categorizing and visualization in a meaningful way to jointly (with business owner) make a good forecast of future demand.

  • Coaching of analysts, experts and schedulers in the asset in relevant data collection and assumption making process to develop and configure simulation and optimization models.

  • Modelling and programming of relevant, fit-for-purpose discrete event simulation models and/or other optimization models (e.g. Python, R advanced Excel/VBA automated deterministic models).

  • Verifying and validating models by applying systematic methods to compare modelled behaviours and outcomes with reality.

  • Provide Network Optimization/design, Capacity Planning or Integrated Scheduling support by applying relevant models and execution of scenario-based analysis.

  • Analyse simulated outcome, translation of the data into compelling business cases and visualization of data in PowerBI and/or Spotfire.

  • Presentations of findings, conclusions and recommendation to senior business stakeholders.

  • Provide expertise and build local competency to enable business to run their own simulation and optimizations;

  • Assist MSC Asset teams in the actual implementation of dedicated simulation and optimization tools /model to ensure the replication of planning and scheduling practices; hands-on support;


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in information technology, computer science, business administration supply chain, or a related discipline.

  • Certified in Agile, SCRUM or Continuous Improvement (e.g. Lean Practitioner)

  • Preferably experience and/or certified in Supply Chain

Leadership skills

  • Have strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills. Is highly experienced in communicating with business at all levels.

  • Comfortable to work with global stakeholders, internally and externally.

  • Experience of working in a global business environment/different cultures.

  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and balancing multiple priorities.

  • Have strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills. Is highly experienced in communicating with business at all levels.

  • Experience of working in a global business environment/different cultures and with global stakeholders.

Technical skills

  • Discrete Event Simulation (preferably FlexSim and/or SIMIO)

  • Optimization skills (e.g. Advanced Excel & VBA coding, GMOS NetSim, AIMMS)

  • Data visualization PowerBI (or Spotfire)

  • Preferably:

    • Various other design and coding skills (R, Python, Matlab, other)

    • Supply Chain (data) management systems (SAP, STAR, GLMS, track-and-trace, etc.)

    • Other Data Science and Data engineering tools (e.g. Alteryx, MySQL, MS Azure)

Number of Vacancies:

Benefits of working at Shell:
  • Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader (one of the world’s biggest companies according to Fortune Global 500)
  • Unique opportunity to fulfill your potential with personal and professional development programs
  • Work in a smart and motivated team within a supportive and inclusive culture with strong values
  • Attractive salary and bonuses
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Sports programme & facilities e.g. Multisport Benefits Card, vouchers for free time activities
  • Good atmosphere at work and comfortable working environment: own canteen and a few relax rooms
  • Opportunity to participate in social and community projects
Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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