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Sr. Analyst, Indirect Procurement

REQ: REQ-145035 Procurement

Panasonic Corporate
  • De Soto, KS, United States
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What You'll Get To Do:

  • Conduct analysis in Excel, Tableau and other BI tools to support procurement activities including spend analytics, budget analysis, bid analysis, etc.
  • Leverage spend analytics to identify consolidation opportunities; understand total cost of ownership and cost drivers, analyze product/service specifications to identify rationalization opportunities; analyze demand and spend to identify patterns and reduction opportunities
  • Analyze market intelligence to build business cases and should cost models to identify and quantify improvement opportunities for both sourcing and non- sourcing – e.g., demand management, process improvements, insource vs. outsource, etc.
  • Gather requirements and specifications from business and category experts to ensure that proposed solutions meet business needs
  • Execute strategic sourcing projects utilizing best practice sourcing methodology to deliver exceptional total cost value and supply assurance
  • Assess supplier capabilities and identify new sources of supply
  • Develop sourcing strategies based on baseline data, market dynamics and business requirements
  • Manage the planning and launch of RFx events, leveraging eSourcing tools; execute eAuctions as appropriate
  • Analyze complex bidding and award scenarios leveraging multi bid analysis model to facilitate fact based supplier selection
  • Supports negotiation strategy development and execution   Develop transition plan to new supplier and support implementation
  • Work with suppliers and key stakeholders to manage supplier performance
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Review contract terms and work with suppliers, stakeholders, and PNA departments such as Risk Management and Legal to ensure PNA’s terms and conditions are accurately met
  • Develop, produce and deliver supplier information and metrics to all levels of management, thereby ensuring SLAs and KPIs are met
  • Track and properly allocate procurement savings and costs to divisional budgets

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field e.g., Supply Chain, Business, or Finance required
  • MBA and other relevant degree or certification e.g., ISM CPSM, six sigma highly desirable
  • 3+ years of relevant experience e.g., consulting, procurement, supply chain
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, and project management skills  
  • Highly motivated with an entrepreneurial mindset, proactive and innovative
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management  
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills  
  • Knowledge of technology applications enabling procurement and strategic sourcing  
  • Excellent skills in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Tableau preferred
  • Thrives in fast paced, goal oriented, dynamic organization with time sensitive deadlines
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills


What We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits 
  • Pet Insurance 
  • Paid Parental Care Leave 
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Educational Assistance 
  • Flexible Work Program 
  • Volunteer time Off 
  • Casual Dress Code 
  • Total Well Being Program  

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.   WE TAKE OPPORTUNITY SERIOUSLY:
Panasonic prioritizes total wellbeing. We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs to support your physical, emotional, financial, social and environmental health.  
The salary range of $85k - $95k is just one component of Panasonic’s total package. Actual compensation varies depending on the individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, and location. This role may be eligible for discretionary bonuses and incentives.  
We understand that your career search may look different than others and embrace the professional, personal, educational, and volunteer opportunities through which people gain experience. If you are actively looking or starting to explore new opportunities, send us your application!  #LI-AS1

REQ: REQ-145035 Procurement

  • De Soto, KS, United States
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