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Procurement Analyst in Windsor at Valiant TMS

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Bring technologies, through supplier engagement, to our product portfolios, processes and structures, to promote innovation, transformation and achieve improved value • Develop effective bid packages consisting of commercial and technical parameters • Contribute to key corporate financial metrics, project budgets, pipeline velocity and quality • Develop market and supply chain intelligence to reduce purchasing costs when negotiating contracts in volatile pricing environments • Identify the best sourcing opportunities and negotiate final contracts that optimize value for the organization • Prepare and issue purchase orders, adhering to defined Purchasing procedures, policies and guiding principles • Develop strategic supplier relationships • Identify and mitigate organizational risk • Identify and drive opportunities for improved value, cost savings • Analyze local, regional and global spending trends at component level • Analytically summarize cost at component level across regions • Support corporate purchasing in developing external provider agreements • Support developiment of a global sourcing strategy. • Prepare presentations/materials to support monthly reporting of regional and global value improvements, cost savings • Participate in Internal best cost country (BCC) bench marking activities • Participate in the development of BCC sourcing synergies across group companies •Search/discover sources of expertise and resources to coordinate the early engagement of suppliers having relevant core competencies, the most advanced technologies and innovativeness; enabling the organization to achieve global, differentiable competitiveness and “best-in-class” performance. • Perform buying function as required • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Enterprise-level communication skills: verbal/written, persuasiveness, intellectual aggressiveness. other languages, reasoning and analysis • An understanding of required input parameters (technical and commercial) needed to achieve departmental deliverable outputs • A developmental attitude • Cross cultural sensitivity: an understanding, appreciation, and respect of global cultures • A proven knowledge of similar industries, processes, equipment and systems. • A commitment to meet project performance and metric criteria • Computer skills, including SAP user experience, business skills and financial skills are assets • An ability to work well with others in a cross-functional, team environment • Data analysis and data modeling • Previous experience in writing external provider framework agreements is a plus • Knowledge of industry related external providers: commercial components, fabrications, machined components, other manufacturing processes • Professional business acumen with strong verbal presentation skills • Proficient in Microsoft excel, pivot tables and data charting, analysis, interpretation • A post secondary diploma or degree in Engineering, Procurement/Supply Chain or related Automation Industry studies • The preferred candidate desires to analytically review data, interpret, develop and realize value improvement action plans.