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Supply Chain Analyst - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30346

Oldcastle Architectural
APG Headquarters

 

Job ID:  257042

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.

 

Job Summary 

 

To provide Oldcastle APG businesses with accurate and timely information needed to effectively source goods and services and optimize inventories.   The information will be obtained through data management and analysis and will be used to assist in the evaluation of new and existing procurement programs, to track spend and benefits associated with sourcing efforts, to measure appropriate cost and market trends, and to support cost forecasts as needed.  This is a key role in ensuring that the electronic procurement systems and tools are effectively managed, utilized and maintained. 

 

  • Improve the quality and availability of procurement data for the businesses, including leading efforts to design, implement and maintain an effective spend analysis system.  Work closely with finance, procurement and other groups to maintain consistency in cost information and ensure proper training and access is provided as appropriate.  Work with IT to manage the spend category hierarchy and other data interactions between the various information systems.
  • Work with both internal companies and vendors to optimize inventory levels of high-volume items.
  • Provide commercial and analytical support to Strategic Sourcing projects and planning.  This includes coordinating operational budget and forecast information for the Sourcing team, performing pricing analysis, maintaining key market data / trends, and analyzing spend patterns.
  • Support the assessment of new sourcing opportunities by evaluating new products or services, reducing the supplier base, or optimizing existing purchasing practices.
  • Support procurement efforts to increase communication, alignment and understanding of sourced programs.

 

Education and/or Experience 

 

  • Bachelor of Science, Business or related degree or the equivalent in relevant experience
  • Three (3) + years of business, analytical or related experience.
  • Experience working with databases, data warehouse applications and / or ERP systems.  Experience specifically with electronic procurement systems and tools beneficial.
  • Experience with Ariba is a plus.
  • Demand planning experience is a plus.

 

Knowledge / Skill Requirements 

 

  • Analytical and detail-oriented with good problem solving skills
  • Effective communications skills, including the ability to persuasively present information both in writing and verbally
  • Basic knowledge of business unit processes, policies and procedures, strategic sourcing and business metrics
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and to translate learning into actionable, measurable initiatives.
  • Effective team builder and leader
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and accept ownership
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

Date Posted:  Mar 28, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Warehouse, Procurement, Information Systems, Operations, Manufacturing, Technology