Karan Toshniwal


About Me

I am a senior studying Economics and Supply Chain at Olin Business School, with a passion for economics, operations and supply chain strategy.

Location

St. Louis, MO
Mumbai, India
Education
    Washington University in St Louis
    May 2016 - January 2020
    degree
    Bachelor's
    majors
    Business Economics
    Operations Management
    Dhirubhai Ambani International School
Work Experience
    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
    Brand Operations Intern
    New York City, NY, United States of America
    June 2019 - August 2019
    company
    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
    title
    Brand Operations Intern
    overview
    Optimized inventory procurement and carrying strategy across three different parameters with long term quarterly cost saving targets of $750,000 • Identified information gaps, data structure shortfalls, and resource misalignment, and codified a cross functional optimization process • Reviewed over 3,000 SKUs using excel and Python to identify short term adjustment opportunities, leading to savings of $25,000 • Collaborated with SC Center of Excellence and designed data analytics tools to improve data driven decision-making capabilities Executed a detailed supply risk analysis using SAP, QlikView and excel for a component phase out initiative, resulting in savings of $450,000 • Established feasibility of phase out initiative by assessing existing component liabilities across a global manufacturing network • Reconsolidated demand, evaluated short term supply risks and developed strategies to mitigate supply gaps for high priority SKUs Improved data tracking methods, maintained component database, and ensured updates for SKUs affected by potential Brexit compliance issues
    KPMG
    EQUITY RESEARCH INTERN
    May 2018 - July 2018
    EY
    Research Intern
    May 2017 - July 2017
Fun Fact
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Passion
Business, Music, Consulting, International Politics, Blockchain
Skills
Languages
EnglishHindiSpanish
Skills
Bloomberg TerminalCommunicationEconomicsLeadershipMarketing ResearchMicrosoft OfficeOperations ManagementOrganizationQlikViewSAPStatisticsSupply Chain Management
Volunteer
    Together Everyone Achieves More
    January 2015 - June 2016
Leadership
    Taylor Community Consulting Project
    Team Lead
    December 2017 - April 2018
Hobbies
Reading
Listening to Music
Hiking
Basketball
Urban Exploration