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Procurement Analyst in Horn Lake, MS at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

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Job Description

Monday through Friday 8am-5pm

Description:

General Summary:
This role will be responsible for performing administrative duties to support the Indirect Procurement services function.
Work assignments will be given by the Global Category Director/Manager for the specific services (e.g. Marketing or Finance or Freight).

Job Function:
50%
Core Procurement Administration
* Serve as Analyst to support the Indirect Procurement Category Directors/Managers with responsibility for supplier management, data analysis, stakeholder support, market research and request for proposals.
* Interface with Category Managers to support their strategic objectives as well as to identify and prioritize cost-savings and efficiency opportunities.
* Support sourcing strategies to achieve lowest total cost considering aggregation of standardization of services on a global basis.
* Conduct Requests for Quotes (Tenders); facilitate supplier productivity projects; support negotiations for one-time and longer term contracts
* Utilize Sourcing Tools (i.e. bid processes, benchmarks, competitive market data) to identify savings opportunities, company efficiencies and service improvements.
* Establish dashboards to track category spend, inflation/deflation, key projects.
* Develop scorecards to measure supplier performance and continuous improvement.
* Perform data analysis derived from multiple sources to summarize cost and service trends. Utilize findings to make recommendations to the business.
* Assist with developing and maintaining reporting for Indirect Material purchases
* Interact with suppliers to acquire and validate required data

25%
PROCUREMENT IS Administration support
* Support and Navigation of Ariba and existing tools such as Curtis Fitch.
* Organize training/induction events, including Workshops and refresher workday events
Process Documentation
* Maintain Work Package standard work.
* Responsible for auditing to make sure standard work is being followed.

25%
Reporting and Data Analysis
* Provide spend analysis to assist with budgets and plan
* Research and maintain a core understanding of indirect \ direct commodity dynamics, market drivers and conditions including major cost drivers and early trends that may contribute to increased category costs
* Periodic reporting of key government indices and economic analysis
Strong Excel skills, ability to multi-task and to work in a face paced environment is a MUST. Applicant should be able to clearly communicate via email as well as face to face. Use the below for sourcing Description General Summary: This role will be responsible for performing administrative duties to support the Direct Procurement services function. Job Function: * Perform basic Analysis to support the Direct Procurement team. * Interface with Category Managers/Commodity Leaders to support their strategic objectives * Perform SAP activities based on direction from Commodity Leader: create or change purchase orders, create or change purchase information records, create or change source lists, etc. * Perform SAP investigation to resolve blocked invoices. * Use of Ariba to develop request for quotes events. * Retrieve revision controlled documentation (drawings for example) for use with quoting events.