Nike Supply Chain Analyst in Toronto, Ontario

Are you looking for an opportunity to work and build a strong career with one of the coolest brands in the world? We at NIKE Canada are currently looking for an exceptionally talented Supply Chain Analyst for our Canadian Head Office in Downtown Toronto, ON.

About Us: Nike, Inc is one of the most recognized and leading brands in the world. We are the world’s leading innovator in athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories. Along the way, Nike has established a strong Brand Portfolio with several wholly-owned subsidiaries including CONVERSE, HURLEY, JORDAN BRAND and NIKE GOLF. Nike’s world headquarters is located in the United States near Beaverton, Oregon, a suburb of Portland. Nike operates all around the globe employing more than 44,000 people across six continents.


As our Supply Chain Analyst , you'll be responsible for collaborating with our cross-functional partners to develop, present, and submit our inventory forecasts on a monthly basis.

You will ensure that all information provided by our cross-functional partners and support systems are analyzed and validated before utilizing them to develop our forecasts.

You’ll be responsible for creating Sales, Receipts, & Inventory (SRI) forecasts for each of our facilities in North America to assist with their resourcing and planning needs. You will participate on key projects and strategic initiatives that help to grow and improve our Supply Chain organization. You will regularly touch base with team members and stakeholders, to reach consensus on ‘best practices.’

You will also collaborate with your global counterparts to leverage learning’s and experiences from other geographies. Other responsibilities will include leadership representation during system upgrades/release cycles, partnering with stakeholder teams on complex issue resolution, and assisting with new hire training.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Using advanced planning analytics and forecast modeling techniques develop a rolling 12-18 month SRI forecasts.

  • Provide commentary and analysis regarding critical changes to your forecast compared with relevant data points (e.g., prior month, budget, prior year).

  • Adapt to and participate in a culture of continuous process innovation and improvement. Drive to improve forecasting processes and tools to ensure accuracy and efficiency of our inventory forecasts.

  • Build & maintain strong, positive partnerships with Demand Planning, Purchasing, S&OP, DC Ops and CO Sales teams to drive stronger business results and resolve issues.

  • Regularly collaborate with cross-functional and global business partners on issue resolution & process improvements.

  • Provide training and mentorship to team members on a regular basis.

  • Build and achieve consensus when discussing and presenting opportunities.

  • Drive issue escalation and resolution as needed.

  • Participate on projects as assigned.

  • Utilize LEAN methodology (as applicable) through problem-solving and process improvement activities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Logistics or related filed (2 additional years’ experience may be accepted in lieu of degree)

  • 5 plus years of forecasting, inventory planning, or related work experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Advanced knowledge of supply chain processes

  • Analytically strong, detail oriented with strong organizational skills (multi-tasking)

  • Strong self-motivation and focus on achieving results

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations

  • Understanding of SAP systems, Cognos and TM1 a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines in a team environment

Nike believes smart, passionate, curious people will rise to the occasion, therefore they set the bar high and then raise it higher. At Nike, you will grow because you will be challenged. You will be challenged because you will work with the best talent, the best athletes, and the best business partners in the industry.

If this is you, then please apply online with your most recent resume and cover letter at your earliest opportunity. Only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Thank you for your interest in advance. (No Agency Calls Please)

Job ID: 6157

Location: Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Job Category: Merchandising