Jr Procurement Analyst

  • Location
    Pataskala, Ohio
  • Job type

Adecco is assisting a local client in their need to hire a consultant for the role of Procurement Analyst in Etna, OH. The scope of the role is to analyze the results of sourcing events and other ad-hoc projects. Strong Excel skills are required. This is a consulting position for about three months. Extension possible. 

• Extracts metadata fields from agreements and uploads into eProcurement system

• Participates in the selection and implementation of category supplier sourcing strategies to ensure high quality, on time delivery and cost competitiveness.

• Create and run various reporting as required

• Spend and bid analysis, calculation of historical baseline pricing, savings, final proposal cost impacts and creation of awarding scenarios with category manager(s)

• May recommend and participate in the category strategy, processes, and procedures that are consistent with corporate policy, project requirements and sound commercial, legal and ethical practices.

• Identifies and engages services of new suppliers in support of category requirements.

• Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids to suppliers through sourcing process.

• Works with stakeholders to control expenses, stay within budget, and to ensure consistency in pricing, product and delivery.

• Forecast requirements for categories based on historical data, understanding of the business cycle, including store openings and closings, and understanding of item-specific needs based on business activity.

• Evaluate buying decisions based on item cost, lead time, freight impact, minimum order requirements, space considerations, risk of obsolescence, etc. to deliver lowest landed

Work Experience and Education Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
• Typically has 1-3 years of business experience in procurement, finance or other related functions.
• Must have a broad knowledge of the Procurement function, in-depth knowledge of Finance functions; retail industry knowledge is a plus
• Familiarity with contracts
• Excellent financial skills
• Ability to build and maintain effective relationships of trust and credibility with internal customers that lead to stronger buy-in and commitment from internal stakeholders
• Understanding of eProcurement tools such as: SAP/Oracle, Iasta, GEP, or Ariba.
• Outstanding analytical and Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills.
• Flexibility to execute, adapt, prioritize and multi-task in an ever-changing environment at a high growth company.
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Self-motivated and possesses ability to work independently
• Excellent attention to detail and proven organizational skills
• Negotiation skills
• Ability to prioritize demands of job
• High energy and works well in teams
• Demonstrates a high regard for personal integrity

If you meet the requirements for this Procurement Analyst opening in Etna, OH then apply now or feel free to search through our other openings in your area.

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