Supply Chain Data & Insights Analyst

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Information Technology
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:PMK 23432
  • Closing Date:16 Dec 2021


Help us build New Zealand! PlaceMakers is New Zealand’s leading and largest supplier of building materials to New Zealand’s commercial and residential construction markets. We employ more than 2,100 people in over 60 locations across the country and stock more than 100,000 product lines from concrete to paint and plasterboard. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Supply Chain Data & Insights Analyst to join our Delivery Services Team, reporting through to the Supply Chain Manager. The role is based at our National Office in Penrose where you can enjoy our fabulous on-site café and plenty of free parking!

As our Analyst, we want you to become the subject matter expert for all things systems related; and in this capacity we will be looking for someone who is able to use their initiative to understand the complexities of the business and identify ways to optimise and improve things.

One of our values is “better every day” and that’s where you come in! We are a customer focused business and we want you to be an advocate on ways in which we can use the system to continue to improve on our service.  If you are driven and ambitious we would love to see you drive concepts to the next level! You will own and manage the data & insights capability and analytical deliverables for PlaceMakers, whilst ensuring consistency and alignment to the NZ Distribution data strategy and ways of working.

Along with configuration and optimisation, the role will also cover the reporting functions. The system allows us to develop a range of metrics relating to all touchpoints of the transport process and you will be instrumental in pulling these together and collating, utilising and presenting the data.

The successful candidate will offer strong expertise as an Analyst, ideally within the transport sector. Alternatively, an Analyst or Reporting Specialist with supply chain experience and a track record of manipulating and organising data to provide insight. 

We are looking for someone who offers good verbal and written communication skills. You will be able to identify both risks and opportunities and be able to influence decisions by offering rational and logical explanations which will allow us to develop a plan of action. Your organisational, planning and time management skills will be your key strengths. Your relationship skills will prove invaluable as you collaborate with your team and your peers, as well as building and strengthening relationships with multiple stakeholders across our diverse business.

In return, we’ll offer you a competitive package, excellent opportunities for training and development and a strong and supportive team environment. As PlaceMakers is also part of Fletcher Building, there are great opportunities for training and career development, plus company benefits.

Please note, a full pre-employment medical, including a drug test, will be required.  You must currently be legally entitled to live and work permanently in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

We are proud of the incredible diversity of people who make up our business! As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees across our national network of branches throughout New Zealand.