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Analyst, Logistics Procurement

Company: McLane Company, Inc.
Location: Temple
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for helping to establish and adhere to purchasing guidelines based on the strategies and goals of McLane Company. This includes the development and implementation of best practices for procurement and accounts payable.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:

* Negotiate an aggressive and fair price with the vendor/suppliers, draft purchase agreements, and coordinate the delivery of the goods or services.
* Analyze current market trends within the industry based on sales or performance data; as well as to forecast future performance and make procurement recommendations accordingly.
* Provide financial analysis for current and future projects, and as well daily operations.
* Work closely with vendor/suppliers & divisions to ensure all purchases are received timely, products and services meet expectations, and variances are accurately resolved.
* Assist facilitating and managing Capital Asset Requests and Purchase Orders into automated system and aid in record keeping of each. Ensure all requests are within company guidelines and approved by responsible authorities
* Implement and maintain a process for managing new and existing maintenance contracts.
* Prepare purchase orders for equipment services
* Provide support on warranty claims
* Assist in managing all fleet asset titles, legalities and permitting for all equipment
* Review and coordinate existing procurement, asset management, accounts payable, and receiving procedures and documentations for efficiency and cost effectiveness.
* Satisfy and coordinate end user requests to completion. Evaluate each request to ensure it is technically and financially sound.
* Provide technical advice and leadership on major projects to ensure correct and continues supply of products and services.
* Assimilate, document and provide supervisor/manager/director weekly updates of all significant activities.
* Provide details regarding decisions made that affect the financial and/or operational health of the division/company.
* Works effectively with staff and customers to coordinate plans for standardizing hardware and services across multiple locations and business units.
* Writes, corrects, and makes modifications to various procedures related to the procurement process, accounts payable work flow, asset management, asset recycling, and determination of McLane Company standards as related to National Accounts and Procurement.
* Assist in various duties such as reconciling toll violations, title servicing and filing, and CAR & PO processes.
* Provide budgetary estimates based on analysis of historical data and anticipated changes in future pricing.

MINIMUM SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

A teammate in this position must:

* Have a Bachelor's degree in Business or related field or equivalent experience.
* Have 1-2 years of experience purchasing and negotiation training.
* Have an understanding of accounting procedures, purchasing best practices and the ability to analyze the environment and recommend changes when needed.
* Have knowledge of vendor relationships, analytical processes to determine best value, and negotiation skills to effectively gain the best outcome.
* Have advanced financial analysis and research skills.
* Have solid communication skills.
* Have experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access database maintenance.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

* Office environment
* Travel required up to 10%

Candidates may be subject to a background check and drug screen, in accordance with applicable laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Keywords: McLane Company, Inc., Temple , Analyst, Logistics Procurement, Professions , Temple, Texas

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