Supply Chain & Planning

Supply Chain Analyst

£27000 - £32000 per annum + + excellent wider benefits


My growing Retail & Ecommerce client based in Falkirk is recruiting for a Supply Chain Analyst to join their team. As a Supply Chain Analyst, based in Falkirk you will play a critical role in improving supply chain inefficiencies and forecasting demand.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Place purchase orders with suppliers, maintain system delivery dates and ensure timely order acknowledgments are received.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to forecast demand, plan procurement activities, and optimize inventory levels.
  • Utilize demand forecasting techniques to predict product demand and plan inventory accordingly accurately.
  • Coordinate with internal teams to ensure a seamless flow of materials and minimize stockouts or overstock situations.
  • Proactively address supplier-related issues, such as shortages, quality concerns, or delivery delays.
  • Proactively maintain system supplier information such as lead time and pricing updates.
  • Prioritise incoming shipments depending on business need.
  • Arrange transport for goods ready for collection.
  • Establish strong relationships with suppliers, fostering open communication and collaboration.
  • Monitor supplier performance, escalating any issues as necessary.
  • Continuously analyze supply chain processes, identify bottlenecks, and contribute to improvements to enhance efficiency and reduce lead times.
  • Utilize data analytics to identify cost-saving opportunities and drive operational excellence.
  • Implement and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) to track supply chain performance, inventory accuracy to measure success and identify areas for improvement.


  • Proven experience in supply chain management, preferably in a high-growth environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in using supply chain management software and data analysis tools (i.e. Excel).
  • Experience using an ERP/MRP system.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving business environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH268_1714464076
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + + excellent wider benefits
Salary From: £27000
Salary To: £32000
Job Industries: Supply Chain & Planning
Job Locations: Falkirk
Job Types: Permanent
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