Flipkart Internet Private Limited

Analyst - Planning

Flipkart Internet Private Limited
Not Disclosed
1-3 Years Full Time
Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Vacancy: 1 Posted: 2 months ago Applicants: 9
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Job Description

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 lead.

What you’ll do:

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)
  • 1-3 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.


Skills Required: Python,Analytics,Consulting,Supply Chain,Data Analyst,Demand Forecasting,Inventory Planning,Supply Chain Operations,Systems Management,Supply Strategies