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Procurement Analyst (Remote)

Company: UNFI
Location: Providence
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

PURPOSE:The Procurement Analyst will develop, design, and create tools and processes that provide key analytics to drive Procurement strategic initiatives and decisions for up to $3B of inventory. This position is responsible for using multiple systems to create efficiencies within process improvement, forecasting and automation. The Procurement Analyst will partner with cross-functional stakeholders including leadership to identify opportunities and deliver results for internal growth and customers.--JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Leverages raw system data pulled from multiple sources to perform advanced inbound and outbound analysis, including inventory model, developing forecasting algorithmsProvides recommendations and solutions for business decisions using live system transactional data and internal DataMart/SQL server, Teradata, Alteryx, Python and Power BI and TableauPerform advanced trend analysis- incorporate data from different areas and synthesizes. Findings incorporate cross-function impacts, trends, and industry news.Create new tools and capabilities to manage inventory and customer fill rate across the UNFI networkResponsible for leading, and managing business projects focused on process and system improvements leveraging data analysis, business intelligence, queries, and technologyLeverage data insights to create and document process improvement.Collaborates with cross-functional departments to assess, develop, and implement change.Evaluates and measures department key performance indicators to provide recommendations to UNFI leadershipDevelops and executes changes including, but not limited to, system integration, reporting capabilities, process and change management.Consult with IT to provide Procurement data to ensure system integration and feeds are appropriately communicatingContributes to business efforts around system development needs to execute the strategies around outbound fill rate, inventory impacting working capital and spoilage mitigation.Establish systems requirements, definition, testing, training, implementation, and support.Identifies customer requirements, develops test schedules, reviews testing plans, and tracks and documents developments/results.Ability to work with confidential information including demonstrating discretion on key projectsImproves and enhances existing procurement department reporting through data and analysis.Provides data insights to drive strategic initiatives within functional areas in partnership with key stakeholders.Ability to manage multiple, diverse projects with inter-relationships across processes. Work requires the direct application of a variety of procedures, policies and/or precedents.Performs other relevant job duties as required.--JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education/ Certifications: (Required & Preferred)Bachelor s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Mathematics, Computer Science, or another related field requiredExperience:3+ years previous analyst experience requiredSupply chain or procurement experience a plusData collection, building reports and distributionKnowledge:SQL preferredStrong Microsoft Office Suite Skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access)Alteryx or Microsoft Report Builder skills preferredSkills/ Abilities:Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skillsMust possess strong analytical skills and sound business judgmentExcellent problem-solving skillsAbility to organize, coordinate, and direct projectsFlexible and adaptable to learning and understanding new technologiesHighly motivated, innovative, and able to work independently and on teamsAbility to successfully navigate in a complex business environmentMust thrive in fast-paced work environmentMust have strong attention to detail--All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: UNFI, Providence , Procurement Analyst (Remote), Professions , Providence, Rhode Island

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