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Supply Chain Analyst II

Houston, TX 77056

Posted: 04/21/2019 Job Number: 22856

Strategic Sourcing for Operation and Manufacturing Suppliers 


  • Implement and provide guidance and support to the region, and country purchasing and sourcing organizations and the global category management team to ensure all category management strategies and sourcing plans are adopted, operationalized, and delivering expected value 
  • Work with the global, region, and country purchasing and sourcing organizations to achieve year-over-year cost, delivery, and overall performance improvements from company's supply base 
  • Drive rationalization/standardization of supplied goods and services throughout company  
  • Educate the regions and product lines on global procurement standards and how to adopt into their environment 
  • Facilitate meetings with stakeholders to understand operational needs and provide the global procurement and sourcing perspective 
  • Ensure adoption, implementation, and consistent compliance with company's global procurement policies, procedures, guidelines, and business needs 
  • Monitor the work of internal stakeholders to ensure that company's codes of ethics and compliance in procurement are upheld 
  • Participate in the development of standard procurement and sourcing operating procedures with minimal supervision 
  • Understand, recommend, and implement new and revised streamlined policies and processes to continuously improve procurement and sourcing processes across the company 
  • Mentor and train team members and stakeholders regarding procurement processes including complex negotiating, influencing techniques, and contract execution
  • Develop and implement sourcing plans with established milestones and anticipated completion dates in collaboration with Category Management 
  • Following award decision, support detailed quantification and documentation of savings and other results of sourcing projects/initiatives 
  • Lead, manage/execute, and facilitate diverse sourcing initiatives for materials and services in the regions 
  • Communicates results timely, clear and concise to the business and procurement and sourcing leadership 
  • Collaborate with the regions to establish key performance indicators, set performance targets, and document total cost of ownership 
  • Take responsibility for leading contract and service level agreement negotiations 
  • Develop and execute negotiating strategies using cost models, scenarios, and market intelligence. Establish acceptable negotiation boundaries to help determine trade-offs and business benefits from a range of negotiation outcomes 
  • Gain consensus on acceptable risk levels and contract language with all stakeholders including Legal, Risk, HSE and Operations 
  • Create bid package and coordinate the bid (RFI, RFT, RFQ) process including, pre-bid/proposal meetings, walk-throughs, bid openings, bid tabulation and bid reviews 
  • Support activities involve leading and managing RFP events, negotiating pricing, commercial contract terms and conditions, consistently maximizing business value 
  • Provide analytics to support the business make final vendor selection/award decision 
  • Directly interfaces with current and potential suppliers to maximize benefits sought such as total procured value, services, and risk mitigation 
  • Develop relationship management strategies by which suppliers are evaluated, selected and managed in accordance with established guidelines and best practices 
  • Develop balanced supplier score cards and report on key supplier performance metrics, conduct benchmarking studies and track contract utilization, service delivery, and service level agreement 
  • Establish formal meeting schedules with key stakeholders and suppliers to resolve issues, and review key performance metrics 
  • Ensuring accurate and up to date contracts and supplier records are maintained 
  • Set standards for dealings with suppliers to ensure that regulations on bribery and corruption are upheld and report any breaches of regulations to senior management or responsible authorities

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