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Strategic Sourcing Analyst- Transportation & Distribution

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your OpportunityOur team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages:
Competitive Pay ---
Annual Bonus Earning Potential ---
Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More ---
Education benefit available to full and part time Smithfield team members on their first day of employment. ---
Open to moving? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance packages!In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance. The Supply Chain team is looking for motivated professionals to facilitate the distribution of our great products to customers and consumers. These personnel can analyze production metrics against market needs in Supply & Demand Planning, focusing on product transportation through Logistics, or to ensure the shelves of your local grocery store are stocked by Direct Store Delivery. The Strategic Sourcing Analyst will be responsible for developing and conducting sourcing projects including but not limited to; RFP data management, Data Analysis, Spend Reporting, Market Analysis, Relationship building, Bid Analysis and supporting the category management team in day - to - day tasks for the categories of Transportation (all modes), Warehousing Third party logistics providers (3PL), Material Handling Equipment (MHE), Ops Supplies, Pallets and more. Core ResponsibilitiesData Collection: Collects technical specifications and commercial specifications, including buyer info, bid item, volume, supplier management, pricing. Benchmark suppliers in RFx efforts. Partner to identify Decision Matrix criterion and provide relevant data and recommendations back to internal category management team.Supplier Research & Outreach: Develop relationships with current suppliers to inform on upcoming bids (e.g., e-mail letter and/or direct contact). Starts supplier outreach (both current and new suppliers); submits list of potentially interested new suppliers and RFx for approval; manages the signoff list of potential suppliers for participation and RFx; Sends RFx request to targeted suppliers.RFx (x=Information/Proposal and Quote) Process: Supports or Leads RFx activity. Draft and clarify requirements with stakeholders. Define and document statement of work or goods. Create quantitative Decision Matrix. Finalizes RFx (RFx document, Cost Breakdown document, Decision Matrix, Bid Parameters, etc.)Post-bid Analysis: Collects post-bid data, analyze, and provide recommendation. Set up demonstrations as required per need of evaluation.Spend Reporting: Creates and generates detailed spend reports by sourcing category to be published to senior leadershipGeneral Market Analysis: Provides monthly/weekly input cost market reports pertaining to specific categoryRebate Reconciliation/Pricing Updates: Validates and reconciles quarterly rebate amounts via SAP dataCompetitive Benchmarking: Identify Best in Class process for analysis.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 2+ years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.Transportation or Warehousing Sourcing experience preferredDemonstrated experience with SAP and Microsoft Office Suite, emphasis on Excel and Power BI.Excellent verbal and written communications skills.Proven problem solving and decision-making skills, analytical and interpersonal skills.Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time.Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$55,000.00 - $83,125.00

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