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Procurement Analyst - Manufacturing

Company: Jobot
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 include:

  • 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 Tower.
            • Contract Management: Draft, review, and manage contracts within the Spend Control Tower to ensure compliance and favorable terms.
            • Data Analysis: Leverage Spend Control Tower data for in-depth analysis, generate insights, and provide recommendations to stakeholders.
            • 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 metrics.
              • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand technical product specifications and manufacturing processes to ensure sourcing strategies align with organizational needs. Key Performance Indicators:
                • Delivery performance
                • Total cost savings
                • Quality
                • 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 management
                    • Proven track record in setting up and managing a Spend Control Tower
                    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data
                    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders
                    • 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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