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Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Irving, Texas, US, 75038

Company: Neovia Logistics Services

JOB SUMMARY

Participates in the company-wide procurement process, which includes strategic sourcing, supplier and contract negotiation, vendor and project management along with cost management and compliance reporting.

Responsible for the procurement of goods and services that include but not limited to packaging, travel services, office supply products, industrial supplies, energy and other utilities and capital expenditure projects.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop cost models and industry analyses to determine what cost of services and/or goods should cost versus supplier quotation
  • Monitor contract compliance with all agreements in assigned categories
  • Analyze SAP and Vendor reports, interpret data and report out trends
  • Track and understand category spend to make knowledge-based decisions using key data points
  • Identify and execute company-wide cost savings opportunities which involves managing competitive bids and negotiating with suppliers. Efforts include but are not limited to:
  • Researching with internal stakeholders and supplier operations
  • Engaging stakeholders to support the opportunity
  • Developing project management action plans
  • Creating and distributing a Request for Proposal or Quotation
  • Analyzing suppliers’ value propositions and presenting results
  • Negotiating terms and drafting contracts
  • Planning and assisting with implementation
  • Delivering progress and financial reports
  • Overseeing all data and intelligence derived from projects
  • Identifies and supports projects to streamline the Procurement process
  • Other project work as required, including support of new business launches or startups  
  • Travel: up to 10%

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Finance, or Operations required
  • 7 years’ experience in a Procurement, Strategic Sourcing or Buying role related to indirect goods and services.
  • Strong background and understanding of business management and contractual law.
  • Familiar with procurement systems and systems management.
  • Ability to plan strategically while supporting daily tactical activities.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office software products (Word, PowerPoint).
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Visio and Access
  • Strong Project Management, business analysis and reporting expertise.
  • Customer and supplier relationship building and management skills.
  • Leadership, interpersonal skills, and influencing skills.
  • Advanced organizational ability, planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to change.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (both verbal and written).
  • Results oriented with creative problem solving capabilities.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting item weighing up to 15 pounds.

ADDITIONAL INFO


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas