Job Title
Supply Chain Analyst
Employment Type
Full Time
2 to 5 years
R360000 to R480000
Job Published
12 November 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Supply Chain Analyst

R360K- R480K


Excellent career opportunity with an established company and market leader in the manufacturing and FMCG industry. You will be reporting to the Head of Supply Chain. 

The primary purpose for this position is to ensure that data is analyzed to improve supply chain operations, which entails quantitative analysis, cost-benefit analysis, data mining and data modeling, transport management, and database management functions. The successful candidate will analyze current processes and develop improvements recommendations to balance supply and demand effectively. The position will assist the company in increasing efficiency and reducing costs. 


  • Perform GAP analysis and risks assessments for key Supply Chain processes.
  • Develop process improvements and implement approved proposals to increase supply chain efficiency/ effectiveness/ process quality.
  • Analyze Inventory, forecasts, orders, and relevant data to create improvements to processes and procedures.
  • Analyze on-time delivery performance and outbound lead time and propose innovations/ improvements.
  • Coordinate with other departments to assist, influence, and recommend solutions that identify root cause analysis to improve processes and develop new systems.
  • Formulate and implement project plans (incl. goals and timings, resources, risk assessment)

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, or Logistics
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years experience in Supply Chain Optimization.
  • Proven knowledge of principles and practices regarding FMCG plants will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of the FSSC food safety system and Quality systems and standards
  • Computer literacy: MS Office, very strong in MS Excel and strong in ERP software
  • Ability to analyze large and multi-dimensional data sets using Excel, SQL, and/ or other analysis tool

Please apply online.