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Procurement Analyst

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17110

Pennsy Supply Inc

 

 

Job ID:  373508

 

Pennsy Supply is a CRH company. CRH is the leading vertically integrated supplier of asphalt, aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. Our 24,100 employees at 1,300 operating locations provide our customers with top-quality, innovative products and services.

 

Position Overview:

To provide the businesses with accurate and timely information needed to effectively source and procure goods and services.   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. 

 

Principle Accountabilities: 

  • Manage specific buying programs such as energy (electricity, natural gas, diesel, etc.) and company vehicles.
  • 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.
  • Maintain and improve the procurement system and process used to track spending activity, current projects and savings associated with individual sourcing programs.  This responsibility includes working with category teams and third-party providers to incorporate an ability to track market trends, forecast costs and plan / prioritize sourcing projects accordingly.
  • Lead efforts to develop and manage supplier qualifications and performance management capabilities / systems.  Support the Procurement and Accounts Payable teams to improve the vendor maintenance system as needed. Maintain supplier scorecards, establish supplier benchmarks, and publish routine supplier evaluations / metrics.
  • Provide commercial and analytical support to Strategic Sourcing projects and planning.  This support 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.
  • Act as capital project liaison for procurement. 

 

Education/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. 

 

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.

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Personal Protective Equipment: 

Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and construction areas as outlined by OSHA and state agencies.  Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position:  Hardhat, safety glasses, reinforced toed shoes, hand protection, safety vest/high visibility clothing for any work in the field.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time.
  • The employee is required to use a computer.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Work Environment: ​​​​​​​

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near electrical components and controls, moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, snowy and icy conditions, heat, and cold. 
  • The employee frequently works outside.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

What CRH 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

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

 

 

Date Posted:  May 9, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

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