Niagara Bottling, Llc
Job SummaryProcurement Analyst is responsible for all tactical/operational responsibilities from procure to pay pertaining to the designated spend categories.Detailed Description* Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for designated spend categories* Seek, support and implement cost reduction opportunities* Develop Requests for Information (RFI) with potential vendors* Develop Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Quotes (RFQ), assess results, document recommendations and communicate results to vendors and internal stakeholders* Develop fact-based negotiation strategies and conduct negotiations with vendors to achieve the lowest Total Cost of Ownership* Oversee implementation activities, assess and mitigate potential risks, evaluate project successes and failures and drive process changes to improve future projects* Manage all aspects of category from procure to pay and ensure compliance to policy on all sourcing activities* Manage vendor relationships, track performance and communicate vendor performance feedback* Assist in the development and management of departmental budgets and work with Finance team to analyze trends and monitor and address any variances on delivered pricing* Research, track and communicate industry trends, best practices, applicable indices, and competitive offerings to identify opportunities for innovation, competitive advantage and increased profitability* Seek, support and implement internal and external process improvement opportunities* Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.Work Experience/KSA's* Required: o 3-5 years - Experience in Procurement or other related field o 0-2 year(s) - Experience in Position o 0-2 year(s) - Experience Supervising Employees *experience may include a combination of work experience and education* Preferred: o 5-7 years - Experience in Procurement or other related field o 2-4 years - Experience in Position o 2-4 years - Experience Supervising Employees *experience may include a combination of work experience and educationCompetencies* Quantitative Analysis: skillful in using quantitative analysis to understand business issues. * Negotiation Skill: skilled in negotiating tactics, effective in utilizing analysis and creative solutions to extract the greatest value for the company. * Influence: can influence and persuade other people, even without direct authority.* Political Skill: knows how to get things done within the political framework of an organization.* Recognition of Opportunity: recognizes new opportunities and acts to take advantage of them.* Assertiveness: able to defend a point of view and to confront others appropriately when necessary; unafraid to take controversial positions and challenge the conventional wisdom or status quo.* Creative Thinking: able to think creatively, generating new ideas and approaches to situations.* Oral Communication: a skillful public speaker, good at presenting ideas and plans in a persuasive manner.* Written Communication: a good writer; expresses ideas and positions clearly.* Cross Cultural: Able to interact effectively with people of different cultures and backgrounds.* Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel and Power PointEducation* Minimum Required: o Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Electrical Engineering or other related field, or equivalent experience* Preferred: o Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Electrical Engineering or other related field, or equivalent experience; and o Master's Degree in Business Administration, Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Electrical Engineering or other related field, or equivalent experienceCertification/License:* Required: N/A* Preferred: N/AForeign Language* Required: None Required* Preferred: Native or Bilingual Proficiency, English, Mandarin, Spanish, Hindi, German, French and Italian
Niagara Bottling, Llc
Website : http://www.niagarawater.com
Andrew Peykoff Sr. started bottling high quality low cost NIAGARA™ water in five-gallon glass containers for home and office delivery in 1963. The Niagara tradition of quality, integrity, hard work, and great customer service made Niagara a household name in Southern California.