Senior Analyst - Planning
Bangalore, Karnataka
4d ago

About Flipkart

In 2007, we started the Flipkart journey by selling books online. But now, over a decade later, our story is quite different.

Today, Flipkart is India’s largest online marketplace and one of India’s leading technology powerhouse that is disrupting the way India shops online.

What has got us here? The dynamic, passionate and talented folks we call Flipsters!

Our core values define our identity and form the basis of our actions and reflect in everything that we do at Flipkart. Values enable us to shape the desired organizational culture in which each Flipster can thrive and be at their best.

We believe in taking bold bets and changing the paradigm, having a sense of urgency to solve problems strategically and putting great ideas into action.

We look at the world from our customer’s point of view and keep customers at the heart of everything we do. We strive to do the right thing always and be committed to our customers and stakeholders.

About the team

Planning is a central team responsible for creating business plans & forecasts to enable decision making & operational readiness.

The team strives to build balanced plans to optimize superior customer experience, supply chain reliability & operating costs.

The position requires an individual to have relevant supply chain / analytical experience and expertise to enable scientific decision making and performance improvement measures.

The role involves high interaction with Flipkart products & necessitates a collaborative individual who can build robust plans, understand complex tech products, build system configurations, negotiate and influence business partners across different functions at Flipkart.

About the role

The role entails developing detailed and scientific supply chain plans for ekart operations and tracking the relevant metrics for the plan adherence .

There will be 2 major responsibilities that the analyst in the role would be delivering upon a) Manpower Planning & b) Capacity management .

The person would be reporting to the FC planning leed.

What you’ll do : Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Understand key drivers of Supply Chain from demand and supply side

Build input driven scientific plan / forecast for supply chain & monitor key supply chain metrics

Innovate new ways of working to improve forecasts & optimize supply chain cost, reliability & speed.

Work with large teams to bring consensus and finalize planning numbers with all functional stakeholders

Continuously track specific resource and space requirements based on agreed plans with Supply Chain stakeholders

Build planning configurations in tech products to ensure smooth supply chain execution

Understand product interactions & drive business use case led improvements with product


Ability to analyse large data and convert into simple presentable forms

Proficient in problem solving involving large data sets & advanced optimization

Produce trends and charts for performance monitoring & control on daily, weekly, monthly basis

Proficient in developing zero-touch automated solutions with self-serve capabilities

Ability to build sustainable models around supply chain planning KPIs using agile philosophy

What you’ll need :

Education background Graduate (Engineering / Statistics)

3-5 years of relevant work experience in Analytics, Consulting, FMCG, Ecommerce, Manufacturing

Strong analytical, problem solving, communication skills & team work

Knowledge of supply strategies, supply planning, supply chain operations, inventory planning, demand forecasting is a plus.

Hands-on experience with automation and capabilities in R / Python etc.

Knowledge of supply chain optimization tools e.g Llamasoft, Gurobi etc is an added advantage.

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