Supply Chain Analyst Job Description


A supply chain analyst gathers data and then performs improvement to the supply chain system. The research fair rates and negotiates with the organization to ensure the parent company is getting the best possible rate. They remain aware of stock available in the warehouse and actively monitor what can be used to support other team members. The job duties of a supply chain analysts include designing and implementing the method to manage supply chain data, researching about most cost-efficient shipment methods, reviewing and analyzing data to locate areas in supply chain process and plan methods to improve and maintain a friendly relationship with vendors while promoting company initiatives and values.

Supply Chain Analyst Job Titles:

  • Supply Chain Analyst (Part-Time)
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Specialist
  • Supply Chain Material Management Analyst
  • Procurement Analyst

Supply Chain Analyst Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a bachelor’s degree or a related field. The candidate will be the part of a team of sourcing professionals to drive transforming sourcing and category strategies in close collaboration with business to deliver proactive and best in the industry results in supply chain and supplier risk management. These activities will involve developing and running strategic sourcing initiatives negotiating contracts and statements of work and supporting risk assessment for suppliers providing various goods and services through established corporate acquisition processes. They need to coordinate with the line of business to deliver the best in industry value when fulfilling requests for services and managing suppliers as a part of the supply chain team.  

Supply Chain Analyst Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Collect data regarding operational capabilities, process, system and apply to the production schedule
  • Utilize an understanding of unique characteristics of each category, product, classification, and factory to develop a supply plan
  • Monitor key performance indicators
  • Work with a partner to develop a supply plan and convert into a production schedule
  • Must understand forward and backward leveling of supply to fulfill the demand
  • Incorporate key component items and constraint into the supply plan and schedule customer to meet customer demand on time
  • Coordinate and oversee R&D support process and ensure all project request are well planned to avoid unnecessary production delays
  • Manage inventory level to ensure customer service levels are maintained while meeting company objectives and inventory turn targets
  • Need to proactively develop strategies to improve security quality, lower cost and drive innovation  through key supply chain partners supporting the business

Supply Chain Analyst Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in any subject
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years of experience in database management, programming skills, and querying languages
  • Expert in business intelligence and data visualization tools,
  • Must be able to manage multiple process and projects simultaneously
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Possessing project management skill, analytical skill
  • Motivational and communication skill

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