Supply Chain Analyst - Global Manufacturing Business

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Salary:

    Package: Up to £35,000 + benefits

  • Contact:

    Lisa Starkey

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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An excellent opportunity to join a global manufacturing business in a challenging, newly-created role. Working within the global supply chain team, you will support the development, implementation and enhancement of efficient metrics on global inventory management, feeding into effective KPI reporting.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Tracking and analyzing process performance within the global supply chain framework
  • Understand and develop business system requirements and support procurement optimization systems
  • Provide ongoing support for local users including root cause analysis of issues, roll out of new functionality and promotion of best practice
  • Develop and review analytical models demonstrating the impact of decisions involving inventory management and control
  • Make recommendations for continuous improvement of inventory management processes and systems

Qualifications, Experience & Skills – you will need the following:

  • Education to Bachelor’s degree level, or higher, in fields such as analytics, supply chain/logistics or business administration.  You must be able to apply this knowledge practically to solving complex business problems.
  • Knowledge and experience in Supply Chain processes – materials planning, forecasting, inventory management
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities – able to work well with data to assess situations, conduct root cause analysis and provide recommendations
  • Good working knowledge in SQL, advanced level knowledge of MS Excel
  • Ideally - functional knowledge of SAP or similar ERP (not essential)
  • Strong team player who enjoys a team environment
  • Eligible to work on an unrestricted basis in the UK and must be willing to work flexibly, as well as be able to travel nationally and internationally if required