• Strategic Sourcing Analyst - Grand Rapids, MI

    Posted: 04/16/2021


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    Job Description


    The Strategic Sourcing Analyst is a member of the Strategic Sourcing team, supporting the organization in meeting its daily sourcing tasks aligned with its strategic goals. This role is responsible for applying analytics which will have a positive impact on Meijer's margin and profit performance.


    What You'll Be Doing:

    • Support Strategic Sourcing Lead with data collection and analysis in support of strategic sourcing projects.
    • Own day-to-day assigned procurement activities, including but not limited to administrative tasks for RFx, Contract and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM).
    • Analyze historical spend data, market research and cost modeling to identify and leverage high value opportunities that deliver innovative and sustainable value, operational efficiencies and risk mitigation to the business.
    • Provide data analysis for Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) to support category negotiation strategies.
    • Apply quantitative methods, data mining, and analytical tools to support business needs, sourcing events and budget development across all business areas.
    • Partner and consult on report and tool solution designs that apply best in class analytics.
    • Effectively communicate analysis and provide recommendations for improvements.
    • Partner with reporting teams to improve reporting effectiveness and highlight variances.
    • Leverage disparate data sources for holistic understanding to solve complex business problems.
    • Understand corporate policies and system functionality to enforce compliance to procurement systems and adherence to Indirect Procurement policies.
    • This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.

    What You Bring with You (Qualifications):
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Math, Statistics, Economics, or other quantitative field.
    • More than 1 year of business experience in an analytics field or related professional environment. Retail or Consumer facing industry preferred.
    • Ability to perform moderate data and financial analysis.
    • Working knowledge of SAP/Ariba, Microstrategy, PowerBI, is a plus.
    • Experience with applications used for analytical, quantitative, and to apply statistical techniques to solve complex and ambiguous business problems in a timely manner.
    • Active curiosity-enjoy gathering and digging deeply into data to identify opportunities and risks.
    • Strong work ethic complemented by a positive, can-do attitude.
    • Audit and improve existing processes, collaborate with senior team members and contribute to the team's success.
    • Ability to influence in a cross functional team setup.
    • Excellent communication skills: listening, verbal and written.
    • Ability to develop communications and presenting to cross functional partners.
    • Able to prioritize multiple/competing projects and assignments.

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