Takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Supply Chain Analyst to join our Supply Chain Development team in Cape Town.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hardworking people to join us. We offer market related benefits, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t get bored, as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
The successful candidate will possess a passion for data and analysis and have a balance between exceptional analytical skills (understanding the relevance of data and compiling it) and the ability to interpret analysis output (what does it mean and what how can it be used to solve real world problems).
The position reports into the Supply Chain Analytics Manager.
Your responsibilities will include :
Providing high quality analysis to the Supply Chain Development team working across all Supply Chain projects
Providing inputs for the further development of Supply Chain network model and strategy in conjunction with the Analytics team and wider Supply Chain division
Bridging gap between problems cases and data, from multiple data inputs and systems
Enhancement of existing volume and capacity forecast models
On-going alignment with Retail department on stock cover and related issues
The role has no direct reports
Understanding of Supply Chain networks and modelling preferred
Attention to detail with a curious mind
Keen interest in data with the ability to apply in context
Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated; critical thinker
High proficiency with analysis, BI and modelling tools
High proficiency with data manipulation tools such as Bord, Knime and R-studio high preferred
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
Comfortable with change and excellent team player
Knowledge of Supply Chain simulation software such a Simio, Class or Supply Chain Guru preferred
Industrial Engineering, B.Comm Quantitative Management, B.Comm Logistics, B. Comm Operations Research or similar degree preferred
High level of proficiency with MS Office packages with proven advanced proficiency in Excel
Competence in SQL or other database software
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Supply Chain or similar industry