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Asahi UK (AUK), part of Asahi Europe & International Ltd, aims to enrich consumer experiences through innovation, high-quality service and an exceptional portfolio of premium beer, ale and cider brands including, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Asahi Super Dry, Meantime, Fuller’s London Pride and Cornish Orchards. Our aim is to be the leading super premium beer business in the UK, through a brand mix that creates a compelling proposition. At AUK we operate as an end to end business unit responsible for sales, marketing, customer operations, production, supply chain and wholesale operations in the UK & Ireland. For further information, visit Asahi Europe & International is a subsidiary of Asahi Group Holdings Ltd, a global beverage and food company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan. Employing > 12,000 people, Asahi Europe & International is the custodian for leading super premium lager brands Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Grolsch, Asahi Super Dry, plus international Czech lager brands, Pilsner Urquell and Kozel. The business has world-class brewing and production facilities in 8 markets – UK, NL, ITL, PL, CZ, SK, HU, RO. In most of these markets, we are the leading brewer with full portfolio of famous brands. Commercial operations in other parts of Europe, USA, Canada, LatAm, Africa and Asia are served through our global distribution network. With state-of-the-art facilities, some of the best brewers in the world, quality ingredients, and a culture based on innovation and collaboration, Asahi offers the best quality of beer to beer lovers worldwide. More information can be found at

Join Asahi Europe & International and become a new team member in our Supply chain team!

As a part of the team you will support the development and maintains optimization models used in strategic, tactical and operational planning processes. The key focus of this role is to support Operations Research Manager in providing solutions that enable identifying cost-effective, feasible and practical solutions for end-to-end supply chain based on requirements provided by regional and local stakeholders

In this role, you will:

  • Supports maintenance and development of local, regional, and global optimisation models (e.g., European production capacity planning model, network optimisation models)
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing optimization models for European supply planning system (ESCAPE) used in all markets. The coverage of the model includes operational (weeks 1-13) and tactical (weeks 14-78) horizons for production planning, primary distribution planning, inventory planning and purchase planning (import, 3rd party supply, returnable container purchases)
  • Responsible for analysing, cleansing, and preparing data for optimisation projects and studies (including supporting in-country teams)
  • Creating optimization models for business problems in the areas of supply chain. Works with Operations Research Manager to run models’ implementation process efficiently and explain model behaviour, outputs and parameters, as well as design improvements of the models.
  • On-going development of optimization models, and improvement of their performance and quality based on end-user’s feedback.
  • Research & development of new optimization techniques

Do you have what it takes?

  • University degree (OR, Statistics, Math, Computer Science)
  • 2+ years of professional experience in supply chain or/and in operations research
  • International experience is an advantage
  • Proficiency in English
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Knowledge of optimization techniques, experience in building models
  • Knowledge of optimization software is a plus

What you can expect from us in exchange?

  • The following list of benefits applies only for the Czech Republic – other markets may vary
  • We will acknowledge your passionate and dedicated work by annual bonus and regular salary review.
  • You can look forward to 28 days off every year
  • As we are firm believers in a flexible way of working, don‘t expect a time clock in our office.
  • Every year you will get a flexible benefits budget to spend based on your preferences.
  • We‘d support you in planning your future so we will contribute to your pension plan, too.
  • Beside the opportunity to work for some of the TOP brands within FMCG, you will also receive an annual budget to savour the delicious taste of our company products.

We are committed to nurturing a workplace where we celebrate and respect difference, and support everyone to be true to who they are! At Asahi Europe and International we believe you can SHINE AS YOU ARE - no matter your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs. We want to support you to be courageous in your individuality and to know that whoever you are and whatever your circumstances, you can belong with us without having to conform.

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