The Strategic Sourcing Lead, Procurement- Category Analytics & Strategic Projects position will assist in the development of advanced analytics to support the company's strategic objectives. The role works cross-functionally with the Strategic Sourcing organization to design and implement decision analytics, tools, and new visibility/reporting capabilities.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
35% - Communication/Project Control/Project Management/Ad Hoc Reporting: Manage updates to Sourcing Systems and Projects, communications to internal stakeholders and suppliers. Provide support for sourcing events which includes, but not limited to timeline management, analysis, key communications, and RFx development.
30% - RFx Development, Evaluation, and Analysis: Supports the gathering of requirements definitions, market analysis, supports the RFx process, analysis of supplier proposals, develop supplier recommendation and negotiation activities.
25% - Financial/Cost Analysis: Conducts accurate financial analysis of spend details. Assist with the collection, analysis, and total cost ownership analytical activities.
10% - Market Research/Category Management: Completes supply market research and presents learnings from research/analysis. Provides support for ad hoc reporting.
Nature and Scope:
This position reports to the Strategic Sourcing Mgr/Sr Mgr.
This position has 0 direct reports.
Environmental Job Requirements:
1. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Standard Minimum Qualifications:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience:
Certifications & Licenses:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Bachelor's degree preferred
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Working knowledge of presentation software (e.g., Microsoft PowerPoint)
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with cross-functional teams
Ability to develop and apply advanced mathematical/statistical techniques
Ability to draw accurate conclusions from financial documentation
Demonstrated project management skills
Ability to negotiate, handle complaints, settle disputes, and resolve grievances with both internal and external customers
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
- Strong communication skills, both oral and written
- Extensive experience running queries against data (preferably with Google BigQuery and SQL)
- Two to four years of experience in analytics is preferred • Experience in SQL, SAS, Tableau, and similar tools
- Extensive experience with data visualization software (preferably Power BI and Tableau)
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.