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LLamasoft Overview

Ann Arbor, MI
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Information Technology
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Who We Are:
We are 400+ of the brightest minds in supply chain from every corner of the globe. We take our work seriously, but also know that life is more than where you work. We pride ourselves in offering great work/life balance to our employees and offering safe ... Read more

Mission: Change the world for the better by enabling our clients to use supply chain design as a strategic capability so they can survive and thrive.

Company Updates

  • On the LLamasoft Supply Chain Design Blog, EVP Toby Brzoznowski shares some of the limitations of traditional supply chain planning and a look at what's ahead.

    The Limitations of Traditional Supply Chain Planning Systems

    Every large global company has implemented enterprise planning systems to help keep their supply chains running, and research shows that billions of dollars are spent each year on upgrades and new implementations of these planning systems.So why does nearly every company still do much of their actual "planning" using offline spreadsheets or rely on small

  • Check out Steve Banker’s recent piece in Forbes on 2017 supply chain trends to follow, including a mention of LLamasoft and the value of supply chain design technology in uncertain times.

    Supply Chain Trends To Follow In 2017

    The problem with trends is that they are like a freight train gaining speed; everyone can see the train, but at what point do you say the train is really moving at speed? With that in mind, here are the trends I'm following and the predictions I am making

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LLamasoft – Why Work For Us?

Who is LLamasoft?

Our supply chain experts pioneered supply chain design technology and best practices and we’re not stopping there!

What Makes Us Tick?

You do! We love helping our customers design thriving supply chains. LLamasoft enables organizations around the world to model and optimize their supply chain operations for major improvements in cost, service, sustainability and risk mitigation. Our team of industry-leading supply chain experts and consultants are driven to make supply chain optimization easier, better and faster, so you can make the world a better place. We continue to innovate with an aggressive development roadmap including new solutions for supply chain visibility, planning, and predictive analytics.

Why the Llamas?

Llamas are cute, furry animals, and who wouldn’t love a llama?  Actually, we admire llamas as sturdy pack animals, and they were a critical element of ancient South American supply chains.  We also admire the Dalai Lama as a deep thinker, philosopher, and teacher of the highest order.  We’re inspired by both of these types of llamas, and our people and products reflect a combination of determined, hard-working effort and intellectual, creative, and highly sophisticated thinking.  One L for each!

Calling All Risk Takers, Opinion Holders and Rule Breakers

We’re a fun-loving crew looking for smart, hardworking people to help us tackle complex supply chain challenges that have never been solved before. We want folks who are not only risk takers, but are willing to throw the rules out the window in order to completely change the game. We’re looking for people with opinions and voices who want to use them to change the world with us.

Join The Herd!

LLamasoft is the global leader in supply chain design technology. Our software helps organizations worldwide design and improve their supply chain operations. LLamasoft solutions enable companies across a wide range of industries to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain network, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability and risk mitigation. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LLamasoft is a leader in supply chain excellence and innovation, advancing technology focused on continuous improvement of enterprise supply chains for the world’s largest organizations.

Career Devlopment

Professional Development
We encourage every employee to develop a partnership with his or her manager.
Review Process
We have instilled a process tied to our leadership training initiative that allows for a regular and consistent review process.
Leadership Skills Coaching
We regularly offer programs on topics such as project and time management, difficult conversations, negotiation skills and focusing on the customer.
Leadership Training
Great performance does not happen by accident; leaders make it happen.

Change the world for the better by enabling our clients to use supply chain design as a strategic capability so they can survive and thrive.

We serve customers, investors, employees, and the community
We’re all about stakeholders, not just shareholders. Success means not screwing any of these groups, and having the guts to defend them when we’re making decisions.

Better beats perfect
We care, and we go for the best – always. But we also have to get things done and deliver.

Fight hard, but fight fair
We care about ideas, and we’re con dent about letting them battle it out. But we never let our passion cause us to disrespect others.

Take the bull by the horns
When we see a problem, we fix it. We don’t just look in front of us—we look left and look right, and help other folks fix their problems too.

Everyone is capable of greatness
We don’t ever settle – we push ourselves to run harder and faster because we can always do better.

People deserve second chances
We drive hard, take risks, and sometimes we screw-up. But we learn from it and move on. And we don’t look over our shoulders. Every mistake is an education.

Success is earned, no one is entitled
Nobody gets a free pass. We earn it every day.

Just ‘cuz you’re smart doesn’t make you a leader
People Leadership is serious business. We work at it all the time.

We work to live, we don’t live to work
Our company is here to help support us, our families, and our life’s goals, not the other way around.

Don’t care what ya look lak, where ya frum
Hairy, bald, big, short, fast, slow; there are many types of LLamas in the herd. It’s still one herd.

We’re a fun, yet focused team.
We don’t take ourselves too seriously, but we take the work we do for our customers very seriously. And when we need to recharge our brains, you can find us playing ping pong, pool or video games in the LLama Lounge.

We’re a global company.
We offer plenty of opportunities for employees to learn different customs, ideas, and ways of thinking from one another. With offices in 11 cities across the globe, we truly enjoy genuine interactions with our colleagues.

We’re a group of smart individuals with like-minded goals.
We know how to take ideas and turn them into results. We like to hire individuals who are the best at what they do, which leads to mutual respect and a great cross-functional learning environment.

We solve big problems every day.
Teamwork and collaboration aren’t just important, they’re critical to our survival and the success of our customers. We encourage everyone to share ideas, because you never know who might have the next great solution or innovation.

We’re dedicated to providing great service.
We’re proud to say that we serve our customers, our employees and our local communities equally.

We offer all full-time employees a competitive, premium benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401K, Paid Time Off and Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

The Big House, Piccadilly Circus, Cape Point, Monserrat, the Eiffel Tower, Oriental Pearl TV Tower — where do you want to hang out in your free time? There’s a good chance LLamasoft is there. With offices on five continents we offer opportunities globally. Our headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan offer great things too. We’re situated at the corner of South Division and Liberty streets in downtown Ann Arbor, a city known as a booming tech and entrepreneurial hub. With tons of sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, music venues and cute shops, downtown Ann Arbor is a great place to work. And no stress about parking – we’ve got that covered.

LLamasoft Reviews

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Donald A. Hicks
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    Current Employee - Applied Researcher in Ann Arbor, MI
    Current Employee - Applied Researcher in Ann Arbor, MI
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    I have been working at LLamasoft full-time (More than 5 years)


    Great place to implement your skills and knowledge in real life projects and see the effect of your work on 'supply chain design' domain


    Ann Arbor is an amazing city to live in but be ready for Michigan's cold winter !

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LLamasoft Photos

LLamasoft photo of: CEO Don Hicks presents at SummerCon 2016.
LLamasoft photo of: Our global headquarters at 201 South Division Street.
LLamasoft photo of: The Development team!
LLamasoft photo of: Demonstrating some LLama swag!
LLamasoft photo of: Members of the Global Impact Team in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
LLamasoft photo of: LLamas from the Coaching and Training teams at SummerCon 2016!
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LLamasoft Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Junior Applied Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in College Station, TX
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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at LLamasoft (College Station, TX) in March 2017.


    First round was HR which was chilled out. 2nd round was technical where 5 problems in mixed integer programming were given (shared screen) which were different variations of the transportation problem like p-median problem, service level constraints

    Interview Questions

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LLamasoft Awards & Accolades

  • 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in Metropolitan Detroit, The National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2016
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, 2016
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc., 2016
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