Procurement Buyer/Analyst

Operations United States Bentonville, Arkansas Hattiesburg, Mississippi Auburn, Indiana Hopkinsville, Kentucky Clarksburg, West Virginia Batesville, Mississippi Scranton, Pennsylvania Clarksville, Tennessee Meridian, Mississippi Pensacola, Florida Santee, South Carolina Jersey City, New Jersey Dayton, Ohio Fayetteville, Arkansas Rochester, New York Lancaster, Pennsylvania Louisville, Kentucky Montgomery, Alabama Morgantown, WV


Position Responsibilities

  • Process and Expedite Purchase Orders from requisitions in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Analyze industry prices and price trends and compare with actual supplier prices. Report findings to management with recommendations.
  • Assist the Procurement Team in evaluating & qualifying new suppliers' performance by gathering information and pricing.
  • Assist Procurement Team in preparing annual budgets.
  • Prepare new policies or procedures as requested by leadership. Make sure no policies or procedures conflict with others in the organization.
  • Responsible to find the best source to meet the organization's objectives, to negotiate best value.
  • Tracking and validation of invoices utilizing 2 or 3 way match.
  • Update, manage and reconcile the PO Tracking Report.
  • Interact Effectively with Internal and External Customers.
  • Maintenance of the supplier master; maintenance and audit of supplier pricing.
  • Support Procurement Management with negotiation of supplier agreements.
  • Create and administer RFPs/RFIs/RFQs as needed.
  • Involvement of special projects as needed.

Position Qualifications

    • 2-5 years of Procurement or Sourcing experience.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Procurement, Procurement & Contracts, Analytics, Materials Management or related preferred. 
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Working knowledge of Tableau, Oracle ERP and Procurement.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to alter style, to ensure understanding with various communication styles and modalities.
    • Exceptional project management skills with strong analytical and proactive problem solving ability.
    • Highly organized and detail oriented to ensure accurate and timely task completion. 
    • Effective self-starter, with high initiative and strong work ethic, comfortable asking questions and learning from others.
    • Ability to work effectively, both independently, and as a member of a team, who thrives in a fast-paced environment. 

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