Inventory Analyst


Location: Eagle Farm

Job Type: Full time


We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Why work for Thales Australia?

  • Our Protected Vehicle Business is delivering enhanced capability to life saving Protected Vehicle Platforms

  • Position vacant due to internal promotion – example of true career development and opportunities

  • We are continuing to deliver 90 Bushmasters to Ukraine to support their efforts

  • Competitive salary package, exclusive employee discounts (Global Gym) and excellent progressive leave policies

  • Work from our location in Eagle Farm, Brisbane – parking on-site, good coffee machines, positive work environment

  • Most importantly - be a part of a positive team culture that take pride in their work

About the role

Our Protected Vehicles business is currently seeking a Inventory Analyst to continue to strengthen the methodology to model the inventory usage throughout the department. This is achieved through the development of forecasts to predict inventory usage to ensure our contractual obligations to our customer are met.

This position is available as the previous employee has progressed to another role within the team.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Service Delivery Manager, responsibilities include

  • Developing and maintaining inventory models that

    • Forecast the throughput of our inventory

    • That allow for predicting sparing requirements

    • To suggest safety stock levels at PRV sites

    • Model upcoming projects and platforms

  • Updating forecasted usage to be used in

    • Contract negotiation with suppliers

    • Managing obsolescence within the business

  • Developing and finding solutions to balance organisational issues with customer requirements/requests

  • Identifying obsolete or slow-moving stock and potential solutions

How about you?

  • Industry qualification or training (highly regarded)

  • Inventory management or analyst experience

  • Spares provisioning and/or obsolescence

  • Statistical or other inventory modelling – preferably in Excel

  • Exposure to large ERP systems such as SAP, JDE, Etc.

  • Knowledge and experience in quality management systems, quality assurance and control

Good to Know

You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit –

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical check. Thales also complies with current public health orders in place and as such you may be requested to provide your COVID-19 vaccination record.

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Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

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Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.

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