Network Optimization Analyst / Supply Planner

Owens Corning

Owens Corning

Toledo, OH, USA · Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024


The Network Optimization Analyst is a key planning role within the Asphalt Supply Chain, responsible for delivering supply chain productivity and working capital improvements through the application of advanced analytics. This role is responsible for optimally balancing raw material quality, costs, and availabilities to meet customer volume and quality requirements.

Reports to: Asphalt Supply Chain Leader

Span of Control: Individual Contributor


Improve profitability and utilization of working capital across the supply chain. Responsibilities include:

  • Development and execution of scenarios to optimize the raw material acquisition activities and the service platform of the asphalt business. Leads periodic reviews with sourcing and commercial partners.
  • Creation of the Coating Cost Forecast for the Roofing business. Leads monthly Finance Review.

Develops and maintains Asphalt business Power BI reports.

Collaborates with Asphalt Manufacturing Finance on monthly raw material and product costing.

Owns the connection between S&OP and S&OE by maintaining optimal blend BOM formulations and inventory targets in SAP.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in an analytical competency (Engineering, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, etc.)
  • Analytical Expertise – 3+ years of experience in applying advanced analytics to real world problems
    • Mathematical modeling of complex supply networks
    • Databases: Proficiency working with very large data sets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in supply chain planning and production scheduling in a petro-chemical industry.
  • APICS CPIM certification
  • Experience with SAP and SAP/IBP
  • Experience with Power BI, Power Apps, and Power Platform
  • Experience with MS SQL

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Acts on Analysis–Provides data-based recommendations to improve the business. Able to effectively translate data into actionable insights that will deliver value to the business.
  • Influence decisions with data – Clearly conveys relevant information and ideas with confidence and in a manner that inspires the audience. Seeks to understand others through active listening. Able to communicate complex ideas to a broad audience to build trust and consensus.
  • Problem solving – Applies critical thinking and sound judgement to resolving problems. Defines assumptions and tests those assumptions for consistent and accurate results. Comfortable working with incomplete data.
  • Inclusion & Diversity - Understands, communicates with, and effectively interacts with a diverse population.
  • Continuous Improvement – drives automation and elimination of unnecessary steps in the planning process
  • Curiosity – driven by the need to understand



About Owens Corning

Masonite is now proudly part of Owens Corning. Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our four integrated businesses – Roofing, Insulation, Doors, and Composites – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with more than 25,000 employees in 31 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2023 sales of $9.7 billion. For more information, visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.