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25 Jun 2022

PermanentJob Vacancy for Supply Chain Analyst Required

Persona Staff – Posted by JobPost24 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Job Vacancy for Supply Chain Analyst Required

Location: Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Persona Staff
Job Title: Job Vacancy for Supply Chain Analyst Required

Vacancy Details

a Successful wholesale company in South Africa is seeking a Supply Chain Analyst to join their head office in Epping. As the Supply Chain Analyst, you’ll own the responsibility of streamlining the inventory planning, levels, pricing, and master data by performing constant investigation and analysis into the data. You will work closely with the buyers, warehouse, factory, and sales teams. Responsibilities:

Leverage and analyze data from multiple sources to project inventory needs

Work with Sales to determine sales projections and appropriate inventory levels required to support revenue goals

Work closely with Purchasing team on placement of initial orders and reorders, prioritization of, and assurance of timely delivery and receipt of products

Maintain and develop reporting, models, tools, and dashboards to proactively manage inventory forecasting

Consistently monitor inventory levels of items to ensure stock availability and minimize excesses and backorders

Monitor slow-moving stock and conduct sales analyses to recommend products for destruction or discontinuation

Monitor selling prices across the entire product range to ensure anomalies are flagged and adjusted.

Maintain selling price margins through constant communication with the sales and procurement specialists.

Act as the data owner for all stock master data

Serve as the central hub of communication for inventory plans and logistics

Develop processes and tools to measure key performance indicators.

Extract, analyze, and prepare reports to measure key supplier and internal performance-to-plan.

Advise and support company decision-making by developing an encyclopedic knowledge of our products and understanding of our business processes and industry trends

Utilize strong problem-solving skills to identify areas to increase efficiency in our supply chain management processes and lead cross-functional improvement initiatives

Develop a strong understanding of the end-to-end supply chain process to streamline communication and data flows

Desired results:

  • Minimize stock out and over stock situations
  • Drive proactive pricing across all product categories
  • Ensure data integrity of the inventory database
  • Implement efficiencies in the procurement planning strategy


  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years’ experience in as supply chain role
  • You have some experience with SQL
  • Highly competent with Excel and Microsoft office.
  • Experience in a wholesale/factory environment is advantageous

Required competencies:

  • You have a deep-seated passion for data, creating efficiencies, and understanding processes end-to-end
  • You are a team player who communicates and works well with a wide range of people
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while working independently and taking initiative
  • You are an expert problem solver with analytical strengths
  • You have a detail-oriented mindset and proven organizational and time management skills
  • You have boundless curiosity and are committed to forever learning
  • Willing to work in a no frills, fit-for purpose, firm-but-fair environment
  • Value respect and teamwork.


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