Supply Chain Analyst
takealot.com
Cape Town, South Africa
6d ago

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
  • Attributes :

  • 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
  • Qualifications :

  • 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
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