Supply Chain Analyst gathers data and conducts analysis with the goal of improving the organization's supply chain operations. Identifies underperforming areas in the supply chain and may suggest improvements or resolutions to problems. Being a Supply Chain Analyst may assist in the negotiation of supplier contracts or service arrangements. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Additionally, Supply Chain Analyst typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Supply Chain Analyst typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.