* This position is located in our Perth, Australia office *

Essense Designs is an international bridal wholesaler with key offices in Perth, Australia and Lenexa, Kansas. Our growing organisation has additional locations in the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, and New Zealand. We have been a global leader in bridal fashion for over 20 years and our designs are currently sold in over 1,500 stores worldwide. With innovative designs and a strong customer service approach, Essense Designs is a dynamic and rapidly-expanding company that rewards excellence, drive and collaboration.

The Role

We have an opportunity for an experienced Logistics Analyst, with excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities to join our rapidly growing business. The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of analysing all aspects of our supply chain and working on key logistics projects. In this role you will deep dive into our supply chain data and processes to identify cost reductions, as well as advise on continuous improvements to help reinforce greater efficiencies across our global network.


What You Will be Doing (What We Expect)

The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with superior analytical skills, thrives in a fast-paced, agile environment and always strives for excellence. You relish the challenge of interpreting and presenting data driven conclusions in a format relevant to multiple stakeholders.

  • Support the daily, and long-term strategic needs of Logistics Management providing timely reporting and data support
  • Provide actionable insights through analytics
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities by identifying complete cost to serve
  • Work closely with the Supply Chain department and the wider business on development of tools and processes to drive data driven decisions
  • Work with the Supply Chain department and the wider business to identify key performance indicators (internal and external); develop an effective reporting suite for KPI’s in scope
  • Analyse and monitor all weekly & monthly KPI reporting and make recommendations for new performance measures
  • Build future prognosis based on historical results in combination with changes to our business, market and short to long term business growth plans
  • Identify gaps, trends and inefficiencies impacting business costs and processes
  • Pivot between different initiatives quickly to support projects as needed while being able to work at a micro and macro level
  • Continuous focus on improving relevant operational performance and productivity

Who We Are Looking For

We are seeking an experienced Logistics Analyst with an eye for detail and ability to quickly grasp new concepts, identify operational anomalies and communicate logistics trends. If you are an intellectually curious analyst, a team player, accountable communicator, and a strategic thinker with a proven ability to navigate complex supply chain problems, we look forward to exploring what you have to offer:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Logistics Analyst, Business Analyst or similar role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in data science, business, logistics, management information systems or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a supply chain team or as an analyst on supply chain projects
  • Possess an understanding of international trade, contracts and tariffs
  • MUST possess superior analytical and planning skills to review the operational performance of freight providers/service providers
  • Experience with BI tools (Qlik, PowerBI) will be highly regarded
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
  • MUST have proven experience working with large sets of data, both qualitative and quantitative, from varied sources to drive efficiency through data
  • Experience with creating reports/graphs (visual representations)
  • Proven ability to interpret data, make observations & recommendations
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Be aware of the impact and implications of decisions on other aspects of business.
  • Advanced Excel skills mandatory (Power Query, Microsoft flow)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

We look forward to welcoming the successful candidate to our fast-growing global team! In return for your skills, we offer you the opportunity to join an international industry leader and be part of a creative and collaborative culture that empowers its people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. We recognise and reward excellence, innovation, and loyalty. Our goal is to offer an inspirational and modern workplace that allows for talent individuals to thrive.

Please note: We believe cover letters are important to help us understand why you are interested in this position and your unique story and qualifications. If you sincerely desire to work with us, please take this into consideration when submitting your materials.

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