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Shipping Business Analyst

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: California
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/09/2018
  • Duration: 6 - 8 months
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The Role:
Job Description:

The Shipping Business Analyst supports development and implementation of the category Annual Contracting Plan, as well as the advancement of the procurement function through implementation of Procurement-Supply Chain and Category Management strategies and best practices.
* Analyst will provide in-depth analysis of quarterly business spend, spend directly related to freight, and spend channels not directly captured by our purchasing system (P-Card)
* Analyst will participate in supplier meetings by assisting with facilitation which includes meeting prep, catering, room reservations, agenda, capturing of notes and action items.
* Analyst will gather data form the Procurement Team on savings achieved through various initiatives and report savings to Corporate through an Access Database
* Analyst will directly support the Category Management Team by preforming market analysis, sourcing new suppliers, creating RFI/RFP packages, bid analysis, and scorecard creation.
* Analyst will provide additional adhoc reporting form the Procurement Team and the greater Shipping organization as request.

Key Skills:
* Basic Knowledge of the Following:
o SAP
o Powerpoint
o Visio
o Access
o Maximo
o Ariba
o Contract Formulation
* Intermediate Knowledge of the Following:
o Power BI
o Spotfire (READ)
o Word
o RFX Process
* Advanced Knowledge of the Following:
o Excel- Powerpivot, Indexmatch, Visualizations

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