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Inventory Analyst


Location: Eagle Farm

Job Type: Full time


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About the role

Our Protected Vehicles business is currently seeking an 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 Supply Chain Master Data and Compliance Manager, your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • 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:

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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 –

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