Procurement Analyst in Memphis, TN at Hamilton-Ryker Company

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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Job 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

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