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Senior Sourcing Analyst

Posted on: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Organization: CONMED Corporation
Location: Utica, NY

As a member of the OEM Business Unit and Global Sourcing Organization, this position will play a key role as a Senior Global Sourcing Analyst responsible for driving analytical efforts by conducting spend analyses, developing cost baselines, performing contract bench-marking, and all other types of quantitative analyses required in the sourcing process for a broad range of spend categories with an emphasis on OEM.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility is to work closely with the Global Sourcing Leadership team to develop key sourcing reports, dashboards, collect & validate supplier data (spend, lead times, pricing) and provide recommendations based upon the data analyzed. This individual will become an expert user of Oracle, ManMan and Smoothie to provide quick and accurate spend, component and supplier data to global sourcing. In addition, the Sr. Sourcing Analyst will work directly with category managers to develop and execute complex e-sourcing projects (Scout RFP) from initiation to successful completion. This process will involve collaborating with category managers to gather project requirements, developing the proposal request, coordinating with suppliers during the bid to resolve issues or answer questions, and performing detailed analysis on the data collected from suppliers to deliver final recommendations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Through data analysis, identify opportunities to increase overall savings, reduce the number of suppliers.
  • Track and document cost reduction realization schedules month over month.
  • Provide spend data analysis.
  • Use tools and resources to develop should-cost modeling, benchmarking and cost reduction projects
  • Conduct internal and external supplier pricing analysis.
  • Interface with suppliers, ConMed site purchasing, planning & finance teams while extracting and validating data.
  • Lead cost reduction projects as identified. Provide additional cost reduction project support to the Global Souring organization.
  • Support sourcing to leverage various spend analytics and provide visibility in trends for contract compliance monitoring.
  • Provide a strategic role in analyzing a variety of supplier usage/spending patterns.
  • Provide support with collecting and documenting monthly KPI inputs from all ConMed sites.

To succeed in this position, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Operations Management / Supply Chain is highly desired.
  • Minimum of 5-7 year's experience in an analytical position requiring quantitative skills; Prior experience as part of a Procurement or Strategic Sourcing team preferred.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge and proficiency with other MS Office products required. Experience with Tableau or a similar data visualization platform is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to manage assignments from start to finish, with the ability to work towards multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others both internally and externally.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and creative thinking.

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