Supply Chain Analyst

Revolutionising supply chain management with data-driven analysis.


A supply chain analyst is responsible for analysing and improving various aspects of a company's supply chain such as inventory control, logistics and manufacturing procedures. They use data analysis tools to identify areas for improvement in order to reduce costs, improve efficiency and overall performance. A supply chain analyst's primary responsibility is to collect and analyse data on supplier performance, inventory levels, transportation costs and other key metrics.

A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as supply chain management, logistics or operations research is typically required to become a supply chain analyst. Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, attention to detail as well as the ability to collaborate with others are also required for success in this role.


For Bachelor’s

  • Applicants must obtain a minimum of 50% on the 10+2 exam from an approved board.
  • Candidates must enrol in a Bachelor's degree programme that includes business analytics, logistics or a field related to supply chain management. 

 For Masters

  • Furthermore, the candidates must enrol in an MBA programme in supply chain management to develop top-tier management skills and land jobs with the best MNCs.

Job Roles

The job roles of a supply chain analyst can vary depending on the organisation as well as industry, but some of the common job roles are as follows:

  • Materials Analyst
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Purchase Manager

Top Recruiters

There are many companies and organisations that hire supply chain analysts to optimise their supply chain operations. Some of the top recruiters of supply chain analysts include:

  • Amazon
  • Walmart
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • IBM
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Boston Consulting Group

Employment Sector

  • Manufacturing companies 
  • Retail companies 
  • Logistics and transportation companies 
  • Consulting firms
  • Government agencies
  • Healthcare companies


The salary of a supply chain analyst can vary depending on several factors such as experience, education, skills, location and industry.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹3,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹5,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹10,00,000 


  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Technical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Project management skills


Supply chain analysts have a bright future as companies in a variety of industries recognise the value of supply chain management in their operations. Here are some of the job opportunities for supply chain analysts:

  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Operations Manager

Overall, the career scope for supply chain analysts is quite broad and offers opportunities for growth as well as development within various industries. The candidates are required to attain good management skills to build a better future. 


  • Good Salary
  • Improved efficiency
  • Better inventory management
  • Improved supplier relationships
  • Enhanced visibility
  • Better decision-making


  • Cost
  • Complex data
  • Resistance to change
  • Limited resources
  • Incomplete data
  • Limited scope