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Procurement Analyst Job

Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

The Procurement Analyst is the liaison between their assigned categories and business stakeholders for the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement team. Responsible for the accurate and timely handling of procurement requests from inception until the internal customer has received and is utilizing the service or product. This includes Requisition review, Approval capture, project management, Sourcing, Vendor selection, negotiation, PO creation, communication of key details to stakeholders, follow up and follow through and Vendor Performance Tracking. The ultimate goal is to ensure that the expectations of their assigned categories have been met or exceeded while adhering to BJ’s established policies and procedures. The procurement analyst is responsible for the execution and enforcement of the deals negotiated by the sourcing team. To be successful in this role, it is imperative to build strong internal and external relationships to help them to understand the procurement process.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Ensure the smooth transition of fully executed sourcing contracts from the sourcing team through to execution by the procurement team. 
  • Confirm procurement processes to be efficient, accurate, and with adequate controls.             
  • Support procurement training to all new employees
  • Review and scrub requisitions to make sure proper approval has been captured to allow for PO creation.
  • Communicate with stakeholders, establishing timelines with stakeholders and vendors, ensure projects are delivered on time.
  • Conduct vendor performance reviews
  • Analyze past spend to identify areas of saving opportunities.
  • Actively working with Internal Customers and Suppliers in an effort to drive cost savings and cost avoidance.
  • Responds to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes or cancellations.
  • Tracks the status of requisitions, contracts and orders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline (Supply Chain Management, Finance, Business Administration or Information Management) and/or demonstrates capability to perform job responsibilities through previous experience.
  • Retail experience preferred
  • 2-5 years Sourcing or Procurement experience is preferred
  • Experience with SAP, Ariba, Microsoft Office Suite; advanced Excel skills

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

 

  • High degree of integrity, humility and professionalism
  • Customer focused and respectful of others
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, via email, in person and in small group settings
  • Must be able to pay close attention to complex detail and understand written and oral instructions
  • Ability to work autonomously – creating and tracking progress in an ambiguous fast paced environment
  • Outstanding planning, organizational, time management, and follow-up skills
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


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