akealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Supply Chain Planning Analyst to join our team in Cape Town.We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.You will report to the Supply Chain Planning Manager.Your responsibilities will include:Manage the supply chain and replenishment planning for a portfolio of products.Identify ideal fulfilment models for products within departments and divisions based on sales plans, etc.Act as key stakeholder responsible for planning integration between Supply Chain and other business units, Calculate ideal inventory and associated/required replenishment frequencies, including stock cover, etc.Monitor and manage stock levels vs plan (KPIs) for set portfolioAssist with and/or responsible for divisional stock balancing across the Distribution Centres.Providing high quality analysis and analytics to the Supply Chain and retail teams on portfolioProviding inputs for the further development of the supply chain Planning DepartmentBridging gap between problems cases and data, from multiple data inputs and systemsEnhancement of existing volume and capacity forecast models On-going alignment with other departments on stock cover and related issues
Responsibilities + Skills
Creative and practical problem-solving skills. Solution-oriented.Fast learner and ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environmentGood communications skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
Strong prioritisation & organisational skills Systems thinker with the ability to understand and break down complex problems and relationshipsUnderstanding of Supply Chain networks and modelling preferredAttention to detail with a curious mindKeen interest in data with the ability to apply in context
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, BCom Commerce or similar degree.High level of proficiency with MS Office packages with proven advanced proficiency in ExcelMinimum of 3 years' experience in Supply Chain, analytics, and/or planning in relevant industries.