Procurement Analyst - Manufacturing
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Strategic Sourcing Analyst - Innovative Manufacturing
Company!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Josh KumherAre you a fit? Easy
Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your
resume.Salary: $85,000 - $115,000 per yearA bit about us:We design,
manufacture, and integrate ground support systems for use in both
the civil and military aviation sectors. With more than 50 years of
experience in the industry, we are one of today's leading
clean-technology companies, providing and maintaining innovative
connection and electrification equipment that helps to decarbonize
airports, and to make them safer, and more sustainable and
efficient.We bring innovative solutions to the aviation industry
that safeguards people and protects the environment, while
increasing productivity.Why join us?We are a growing and innovative
company, focused on bettering the world, the clients we serve and
team members we employ. A career with us is more than just a job.
Competitive pay, strong benefits, and continuing training/education
are all a part of how we show our team members how much they
matter.Job DetailsAs a sourcing Specialist, you will play a pivotal
role in managing and optimizing our material (direct and indirect),
services and operational expenses. Your primary responsibility will
be to establish and operate a Spend Control Tower, leveraging your
expertise to monitor spend, identify cost-saving opportunities, and
ensure efficient procurement processes.Responsibilities of the job
- Spend Control Tower Setup: Lead the implementation and
configuration of a Spend Control Tower, including the selection of
appropriate tools and technologies.
- Expense Analysis: Utilize the Spend Control Tower to analyze
historical and current operational expenses, identifying
cost-saving opportunities and areas for improvement.
- Vendor Management: Develop and maintain strong relationships
with key suppliers, negotiate favorable contracts, and monitor
supplier performance through the Spend Control Tower.
- Cost Reduction: Implement strategies, leveraging Spend Control
Tower data, to reduce operational expenses while maintaining or
improving service quality.
- Procurement Strategy: Collaborate with cross-functional teams
to develop and execute procurement strategies aligned with the
company's financial goals, using insights from the Spend Control
- Contract Management: Draft, review, and manage contracts within
the Spend Control Tower to ensure compliance and favorable
- Data Analysis: Leverage Spend Control Tower data for in-depth
analysis, generate insights, and provide recommendations to
- Budget Compliance: Ensure that procurement activities are in
line with the approved budget and financial forecasts.
- Process Optimization: Continuously improve procurement
processes and workflows using insights from the Spend Control Tower
to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
- Reporting: Generate reports and KPIs from the Spend Control
Tower to track cost savings, supplier performance, and procurement
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand technical
product specifications and manufacturing processes to ensure
sourcing strategies align with organizational needs. Key
- Delivery performance
- Total cost savings
- Procurement cycle time
- Inventory turnoverQualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain
Management, or a related field. Master's degree or professional
certifications (e.g., CSCP, CIPS) is a plus
- 3 years+ of related work experience in a purchasing and
sourcing, preferably with a focus on operational expenses
- Proven track record in setting up and managing a Spend Control
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build and
maintain relationships with suppliers and internal
- Proficiency in procurement software and tools (MS Dynamics
etc.), particularly those related to Spend Control Tower
implementation (e.g., Spend Analytics, eProcurement systems).
- Strong project management skills and the ability to work in a
cross-functional team environment
- Knowledge of industry best practices and regulatory compliance
related to procurement
- Must be fluent in English and legally authorized to work in the
United States.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by
clicking the "Apply" button.
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