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Job Summary and Mission
This position contributes to Company success by analyzing complex data and market industry information from multiple sources to develop strategic sourcing recommendations. Develops new ways to analyze sources for data and information. Conducts opportunity assessments, benchmarking, cost modeling and root cause analysis to develop sourcing recommendations. Collaborates effectively internally and with suppliers to gather data and develop analytical insights
Models and acts in accordance with Company guiding principles.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Support the Development of Sourcing Strategy by identifying and applying knowledge of key industry players, competitors and market dynamics to develop market analysis
Integrate and analyze complex data and market industry information from multiple sources to develop strategic sourcing recommendations
Proficiently utilize sources for data and insights
Conduct opportunity assessments, benchmarking, cost modeling and root cause analysis to develop sourcing recommendations.
Supplier Engagement and Management:
Collaborate effectively with suppliers and potential suppliers to gather data, develop analytical insights, and sourcing recommendations
Assist in developing supplier assessments, score cards and other analytics to enable the team to effectively manage supplier performance
Assist in developing information for negotiation strategies
Assist in managing components of cross-functional projects
Develop competency in program and project management tools and techniques.
Effectively and independently manage multiple projects and deadlines
Leadership and Teamwork:
Lead across peer groups and demonstrate leadership, including cross-functional manager and senior manager levels.
Operates within peer group and leadership infrastructure to ensure that top quality data and recommendations are developed
Summary of Experience
Analytical, planning, procurement, supply chain or other relevant experience (2+)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities
Analytical: Excellent analytical skills
Procurement: Working knowledge of market analysis, sourcing category strategy, supplier relationship management ‘should-cost’ models, and negotiations
Legal: Knowledge of critical procurement legal requirements and contracting best practices
Ethics: Knowledge of business ethics and Company Ethical Sourcing Requirements
Influence: Ability to lead and influence peer groups on difficult complex strategy and negotiation recommendations
Communication: Exceptional communication both written and oral
Systems: Knowledge of Excel, Oracle, BI Apps, charting programs, PowerPoint, and others
Annual Managed Expenses
Company and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.
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