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Business Analyst - Supply Chain


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Working from home

Location: Corby / London

Remote/Office/Hybrid: Virtual/Remote working in the UK

Employment Type: Permanent


About the role


As a Supply Chain Business Analyst, you will be joining one of our teams working closely with the Supply Chain domain supporting our Global Supply Chain network, Warehouses, and Systems that support our core markets globally.


We operate in 32 countries, with more than 500,000 products available online and ship 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide. We have the following operating brands: RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.


What we’re looking for


In this role, you will be working alongside the Global Supply Chain business area supporting several projects that include Warehouse system upgrades, Transport Optimisation, Global Trade and Compliance solutions, Logistics etc. You will be working alongside a team of Business Analyst.



  • Proven experience in a Business Analyst role and performs at a solid level of competency in accordance with the RS BA Competency Framework.
  • Strong process modelling skills using Visio or any other tools
  • Good understanding of Supply chain / Logistics and knowledge of SAP or any related system knowledge would be beneficial.
  • Collaborate with the other Business Analysts on the project to deliver the required artefacts.
  • Strong analytical skills with good business acumen.
  • Ability to conduct effective requirements workshops and can adapt to apply a variety of elicitation techniques accordingly.
  • A passion for delivery achieved through well-written user stories and acceptance criteria, working with team members to deliver the required analysis.
  • Proficient in other requirement techniques such as use cases, process modelling analysis and supporting notation (As-is, To-be, workflows, user journeys etc.)
  • Proficient in using JIRA and Confluence
  • Uses critical thinking to solve problems and investigate options and alternatives instead of accepting the first solution given.
  • Ability to rise above low-level details to see the big picture, therefore thinking ahead to anticipate needs and foresee future problems.
  • Ability to gauge the pulse of the project and when necessary, go the extra mile to make things happen.
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Highly competent in presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Supply chain domain experience
  • BCS Accreditation in Business Analysis (not mandatory).


What we offer


You can take control of your future here at RS Components. We offer all the good stuff you’d expect like:

  • Private medical cover for those unexpected moments
  • On top of your 26 days holiday, you can buy up to 5 extra days to enjoy how you wish
  • Annual bonus to pay for those extra holidays!
  • Generous, market-leading pension; it’s never too early to start planning for your future
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • SAYE/Share Ownership
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme



We are RS Group


RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.


Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 


We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


We are an inclusive, disability-confident employer and welcome you to apply.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

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