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Horizon Recruitment Inc.

Analyst, Global Supply Chain

Vancouver, BC
Full Time

Horizon Recruitment is recruiting an Analyst, Global Supply Chain for our enterprise client downtown Vancouver with an excellent reputation and fantastic long-term career opportunity. The Analyst will be conducting analysis in support of global supply chain decisions, including transport movements, target inventory levels and purchase requirements over a 120-day planning horizon. Analysis includes comparison of cost and risk for various tactical decisions keeping in mind: security of supply, low cost, and value creation. This position also is responsible to support all reporting activities related to the Global Supply Chain function, including weekly supply/demand balances, inventory reports, vessel tracking, cost management reports, KPIs, etc. The Global Supply Chain Analyst provides back-up for the Global Supply Chain Planner and therefore must work closely and communicate effectively with the Global Tactical Planning Team. This position is also a key contact for any IT related projects impacting the Global Supply Chain function. 


  • A university degree, preferably in an associated discipline (i.e. accounting, engineering, business administration, operations).
  • 1-3 years’ participation in multi-regional teams (within context of a globally operated business is preferable)
  • 1-3 years’ experience in international supply chain and logistics or other technically relevant field.
  • Ability to identify and deliver value-added cross-functional strategies and processes that deliver competitive advantage in cost, quality of service, people and environment.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of a global commodity business that influences supply/demand and cost.
  • Learn and have insight about the internal customer to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Experience with Demand and Supply Chain Planning software would be an asset.
  • Must have strong computer skills in desktop applications (Excel, Word, MS Project, Access). 


  • Reporting weekly Supply/Demand update, Terminal Inventory Report, Tactical Plan
  • Develop and update cost management reports
  • Monthly Global Supply Chain report, inventory reconciliation for Corporate Finance, Operations Plan, sales forecast
  • Develop and update KPIs related to the Global Supply Chain function
  • Supports Senior Business Analyst with delivery of strategic reporting and analysis as required 
  • Tactical Planning & Support
  • Analyze global supply (Manufacturing plants, off-takes, global swaps, spot purchases)/demand balances with the objective of identifying trends, areas of risk, and potential improvements.
  • Maintain effective communications with key stakeholders to ensure timely sharing of high-quality information on which to make decisions.
  • Communicate closely with shipping to ensure decisions impacting transport movements are properly reflected in tactical planning analyses.
  • Assists in the management of short-term operational issues when required. Act as back-up to the Global Supply Chain Planner. 

IT Projects

  • Team’s key contact for all IT Initiatives related to or impacting Global Supply Chain function
  • Synthesizes and communicates key business requirements to technical team
  • Keeps Global Supply Chain team informed of project progress and implications 

**Only candidates who are eligible to work in Canada will be considered.** 

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain. 

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