Cummins Inc. Senior Supply Chain Analyst in Johannesburg, South Africa

Senior Supply Chain Analyst

Description

Develop and provide supply chain analytics that cross organizations and Business Units, such as through put time, lead time, delivery, logistics, working capital, and order management.

Make recommendations to achieve profitability, customer service, and/or inventory goals.

Develop supply chain analytics to make operational performance and trends visible.

Lead and participate in six sigma and supply chain improvement projects

Use common processes tools, and information systems to enable supply chain analysis.

Ensure data integrity of all analytics and reports.

Develop reporting capability for supply chain Key Performance Indicators.

Analyze and interpret Key Performance Indicators to identify areas for improvement and action plans.

Use existing business systems to provide analytics and reporting that are capable and repeatable.

Develop basic supply chain models for scenario analysis

Conduct internal and external benchmarking analysis.

Provide financial analysis as required

Qualifications

Skills

Analytical Reasoning - Has an advanced understanding of analytical methodologies and the ability to utilize various statistical methodologies. Provides recommendations for business actions based on the conclusions drawn from analysis in a way that is meaningful to the business partner.

Project Management - Has a good understanding of and effectively applies project management techniques in low to moderately complex projects.

Supply Chain Knowledge - Works in or with the Supply Chain functions and has knowledge of how the functions work to meet our end customer’s requirements.

Analyze Issues - Demonstrated results indicating deep knowledge of analyzing issues. Critically identifies an issue's scope and parameters while analyzing it from multiple perspectives. Determines the root causes as well as broad implications of issues. Integrates information and defines an array of alternatives. Applies a wide variety of analytical tools and processes (e.g. Six Sigma) on a regular basis to complete key projects and solve complex problems.

Fosters Open Communication - Demonstrated results indicating deep knowledge of fostering open communication. Expresses reactions and opinions without intimidating others. Actively encourages others to express their honest views, even contrary ones and listens actively to all viewpoints. Encourages others to share information in an organized and effective manner. Conducts periodic department or division wide informational meetings. Develops processes, plans, and schedules to provide relevant information and obtain feedback from the organization.

Establishes Plans - Solid understanding of how to establish plans. Develops plans that are thorough, realistic, and effective in meeting goals. Uses basic tools, processes and systems to document work clearly. Integrates planning efforts across work units. Translates objectives into clear tactics for execution. Integrates customer feedback into planning process.

Manage Execution - Solid understanding of how to manage execution. Manages the performance of self and others through the use of structured tools. Delegates effectively and regularly with solid support and follow through. Uses defined processes to manage execution.

Inventory Control And Management - Understand inventory control and management principals and how they impact the local and global supply chain. Understand how the inventory management principles and objectives must tie together to insure continuity in the supply chain.

Production Planning - Specialized training in line balancing, inventory planning, scheduling, etc. Able to effectively use these tools to adjust to changes in production in the current system. Able to implement changes with appropriate support.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

B.S or B.A in applicable field

Experience

Intermediate level of relevant work experience required.

Candidate must have proven analytic skills or supply chain experience

Job SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING

Primary Location South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, Waterfall Park

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 24, 2017, 6:50:21 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 17000060