Operations & Logistics Analyst

  • Analyst
  • Full time
  • 1 week ago
  • Oman

Job Information

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    Salary OMR 3000-4000 / Monthly
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    Shift Morning
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Executive
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    Job Experience : 24 Months
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    Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description

1. Collecting data from various internal and external sources to prepare analytical reports that support decision making
2. Working with staff from other departments as necessary to collect and summarize data
3. Maintaining an organized database of all collected information to ensure efficient and effective data retrieval and reporting.
4. Routinely reviewing data to identify gaps, inconsistencies, and errors to address them promptly.
5. Collecting and reporting sales accountability and providing accurate and concise reporting.
6. Respond to e-mails and phone calls from vendors, and interact with various employees to keep orders moving smoothly
7. Work together with sales representatives, purchasing agents, and engineering department on new and existing sales, or when a problem arises
8. Responsible for providing quotes, lead times, price, and minimum buy information
9. Responsible for the analysis and maintenance of procurement and logistics data, including purchase orders, quotations, and invoices source catalogs; material rejection reports, tooling records, and inventory management
10. Make enquiries and evaluate suppliers on the basis of price, quality, and selection; service, support, and availability, and other factors relevant to the organization
11. Purchase the highest quality goods/materials at the least possible cost and in correct quantities
12. Carry out the preparation of purchase orders, review requisitions for goods and services, and solicit bid proposals as needed
13. Monitor shipments to guarantee on-time delivery and settle problems associated with undelivered goods
14. Accurately report all project milestones to top management
15. Analyze different commodity markets to understand market trends and ensure that the organization is using the right supplier.
16. Plan and implement supply chain optimization projects (e.g. warehouse-slotting, route planning)
17. Oversee inventory procedures
18. Develop requirements and standards (e.g. packaging, procurement, delivery)
19. Discover the most cost-effective shipping modes and schedules
20. Help foster trusting relationships with vendors and team members
21. Evaluate vendor operations (e.g. freight forwarders) according to quality standards
22. Collaborate with IT professionals to implement effective systems
23. Track KPIs and report on supply chain performance

Desired Candidate Profile
The purchasing analyst functions as a link between the organization and its vendors. They help to improve efficiency through cost reduction, steady pricing, and apt payment issuance, and uninterrupted flow of goods and materials.

Their goal is to help an organization secure competitive advantage through its supply chain.

1. Education: Degree and related experience, but a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business, Finance, or Engineering, or a related background is usually preferred
2. Knowledge: Applicants may be required to have at least 5+ years prior purchasing/supply chain experience. It is also vital that they have an understanding of supply chain management. Ability to predict purchase patterns; knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing; and those knowledgeable of the basic procurement and quality principles, procedures, and methods. Applicants should also be skilled in analyzing financial reports, price proposals, and other technical data to perform their job successfully
3. Interpersonal and negotiation skills: The purchasing analyst job requires managing suppliers, wholesalers, buyers, etc., therefore, negotiating skills are important, as well as ability to deal effectively with people from various backgrounds or holding opposing views. They must also have the ability to establish rapport, maintain relationships, and tolerate conflicts and unclear situations
4. Attention to detail: Applicants with attention to detail, who can prioritize tasks, work with a sense of urgency, and yet leave nothing to chance. Must be able to factor in every piece of information that will lead to improved processes and reduced cost
5. Computer skills: to perform their duties successfully, applicants should have advanced skills in Microsoft Office application, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Working knowledge of SAP, ERP, and LogNet experience are often preferred.
6. Problem solving skills: Possess logical thinking and creative abilities to explore vendor sources, narrow down options and choose the best course of action that optimizes the organization’s supply chain
7. Team player: Must be individuals that can work well with others and contribute in a team
8.Communication skills: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, in conveying information to senior management, relating with employees and vendors, and accurately documenting and recording customer/client information.

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