Business Analyst - Supply Chain

Stockholm, SE
den 20 april 2021
den 13 juni 2021
As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we've made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity

Inbound Supply is Ericsson's central organization managing the inbound supply network! Our responsibilities include driving and securing material for all Ericsson factories, material hubs, and contract manufacturers from over 300 suppliers all over the world. Our ability to quickly acquire insights and take accurate and timely decisions to secure and invest in material short term and long term gives a competitive edge and is a significant contributor to Ericsson's sales and profit.

We are now looking for a Business Analyst to join our global Inbound Supply team based in Kista!

As Business Analyst you will assess business processes and related data points and identify improvement areas, both of operational and strategic nature. Guide the organization in taking decision, actions, and make priorities based on facts and data, increase the degree of automation in analytics and decision-making, and provide conclusions and recommendations to management for strategic directions. You will also perform requirements analysis with partners and cooperate with process managers and data engineers to deliver, optimize, and implement solutions.

One part of the responsibility is to perform weekly or monthly analysis & reporting and connect with partners. A second part is to extend and develop our usage of state-of-the-art digital tools for analytics and in operations. You will also propose, engage in, and drive various projects and improvements of ways of working and tools in collaboration with colleagues within our large global supply chain organization and other functions at Ericsson.

You will
  • Proactively analyze results, trends, plans and other data to find areas for improvement in terms of inventory, cost, supply chain resilience, and material flows
  • Design and implement BI tools and dashboards to enable and improve descriptive and predictive analytics
  • Conduct informative ad-hoc analysis to investigate ongoing or one-off operational challenges to build and present conclusions, recommendations, and to take decisions
  • Evaluate business processes, challenge, provide new insights, and drive or participate in project to improve efficiency, teamwork, and customer value
  • Manage digitalization and automation initiatives and other process improvement activities related to supply chain, inventory management, forecasting, planning and analytics. Including projects and short terms tasks, as well as researching external sources and benchmarks.

You will in this role report to Head of Planning & Communication.

To be successful in the role you must have
  • Experience of visualization/self-service analysis software such as Qlik, Tableau, Power-BI or similar
  • Knowledge in mathematical and statistical analysis. Machine learning/AI is a plus.
  • Experience to continuously work with improvements of process & tools
  • Ability and interest to take initiatives and drive actions
  • Experience in developing new, and challenge old, processes and procedures, and an interest in innovation and change
  • Ability to work independently, including task coordination and decision making, as well as participating and leading in a team environment
  • Experience from supply chain management, procurement, and/or inventory management is an advantage
  • A university degree in Engineering / Business or equivalent working experience
  • At least 4 years proven experience from analytics or supply and logistics

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds - you will be redefining it. You won't develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

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If you have any specific questions about this role, please contact recruiter Peder Andersson at

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

Location for this role: Stockholm, Sweden
Last day to apply: May 4

Curious to know more about the life at Ericsson? Meet some of your future colleagues and watch our People film .

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson's Code of Business Ethics.

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