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Procurement Analyst

Company: United Natural Foods Inc
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Purpose:

The Procurement Analyst will support department-wide business improvement by leveraging highly complex analysis in a variety of related fields. He/she will utilize data and IT processes in collaboration with key stakeholders to create and implement testing, training and support of system enhancements. Additional objectives will include report building, distribution and maintenance, as well as supporting business users.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports procurement processes via intelligence gathering aimed at documented process improvement.
  • Collects, queries and maintains data and reporting surrounding procurement procedures.
  • Evaluates and measures department inefficiencies to provide recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • Develops and executes changes including, but not limited to, system, process and change management.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional departments to assess, develop and implement change.
  • Supports systems requirements, definition, testing, training, implementation and support.
  • Conducts and analyzes preliminary business and information technology processes and prepare groundwork.
  • Identifies customer requirements, develops test schedules, reviews testing plans, and tracks and documents developments/results.
  • Improves and enhances existing procurement department reporting through data and analysis.
  • Supports strategic initiatives within functional areas in partnership with key stakeholders.
  • Acts as an internal consultant to conceptualize, develop and present recommendations to management up to executive level.
  • 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 required

Experience:

  • 3+ years previous analyst experience required
  • Supply chain or procurement experience a plus
  • Data collection, building reports and distribution

Knowledge:

  • SQL preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite Skills(Excel, Word, Outlook, Access)
  • Alteryx or Microsoft Report Builder skills preferred

Skills/ Abilities:

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and sound business judgment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to organize, coordinate, and direct projects
  • Flexible and adaptable to learning and understanding new technologies
  • Highly motivated, innovative and able to work independently and on teams
  • Ability to successfully navigate in a complex business environment
  • Must thrive in fast-paced work environment
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage to tight deadlines, multi-task, organize and prioritize work independently

Physical Environment:

  • Some travel may be required
  • Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment
  • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal workday
  • Stooping, bending, twisting and reaching may be required in completion of job duties

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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.

For applicants in Colorado: The compensation range for this position is $55,200 to $67,700. You will also be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs - Paid Time Off; Sick Time; 401K Program; medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental death/ dismemberment insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance programs, Flexible Spending Account, and/or Health Savings Account, subject to meeting the eligibility requirements and the terms and conditions of these programs.

Additional Information

  • Additional Locations: United States of America, Colorado, Aurora; United States of America, Rhode Island, Providence; United States of America, New Hampshire, Chesterfield; United States of America, Virginia, Mechanicsville; United States of America, California, Rocklin
  • Schedule: Full-time

Keywords: United Natural Foods Inc, Eden Prairie , Procurement Analyst, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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