Development of product or service takes a lot of time and effort. To streamline product development, various analysts come up with innovative methods for supply chain management. A supply chain analyst is one such analyst who is responsible for developing strategies to improve the efficiency of the supply chain. The analyst also develops models to optimize the flow of goods and services within the supply chain. He or she also works with other analysts in the team to develop solutions to problems that may arise during product development. In addition, the analyst also monitors the performance of the supply chain and provides reports to senior management on a regular basis.