With over ten years of consulting and industry experience, Mr. Zhuang has worked on assignments across various industries, including consumer products, electronic, construction, manufacturing, retail, energy and healthcare. His experience includes data modeling / analytics, integrated end-to-end supply chain modeling and planning, inventory planning and optimization, S&OP, supply chain strategy development and sourcing, including emerging markets sourcing.
Notable engagements include: developed models and optimization tools and performed statistical analysis (including Monte Carlo simulations) to support decision-making for clients in energy, consumer products , construction and other industries; implemented S&OP processes to improve customer service and optimize inventory; and developed a new store-level inventory and replenishment planning process, and performed data-based supply chain performance analysis for a 500-store pharmacy chain in Saudi Arabia.
Additional assignments include: worked extensively with clients and their suppliers in China to resolve critical sourcing / supply issues and implement new supply chain planning processes; developed supply chain strategy and supported lean sigma operational improvement efforts for a life science company, focusing on capacity planning, inventory management, and new product development; and performed operational assessment for U.S. and Japan-based companies in retail, technology, media and food industries and proposed recommendations to improve clients’ supply chain operations.
Before joining A&M, Mr. Zhuang was a principal supply chain logistics analyst with a medical devices company. Previously, he worked with the supply chain practices of Accenture and PwC.
Mr. Zhuang earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Rice University, a master's degree in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a fluent speaker of Chinese.