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Purchasing Analyst

Synectics Inc. Portland, OR
  • Expired: 29 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

Job Description:
Strategically sources commodities and services for operational activities, critical infrastructure, major projects, and other projects valued at as high as several hundred million dollars, using a variety of traditional and leading-edge methods. 
Assures an uninterrupted supply of goods and services for the company and other affiliates 
Administers the competitive bidding process, evaluates and selects suppliers based on the Procurement Services Policy Manual and annual budgetary requirements.
Leads cross-functional teams to drive purchasing initiatives and improve bottom line performance. 
Participation in Global teams, RFP’s and initiatives with other company businesses 
Centralizes the procurement function for the company and other affiliates 
Solicits assistance from subject matter experts and others within the business 
Maintains current and accurate understanding of a broad base of commodities, service categories and general business conditions. 
Tracks material costs, service costs, and performance using approved metrics and tools.  
Analyzes trends and makes corresponding sourcing decisions that contribute directly to the company’s competitive position. 
Supports DBE programs and initiatives.
Negotiates and awards multi-faceted, large, complex, business wide and affiliate specific enterprise contracts to minimize operational, legal and financial risks.  
Formulates requests for proposal/quotations/information, bid analysis, tenders, and risk evaluations. 
Directs supplier negotiations and administers agreements. 
Collaborates with both internal and external legal counsel.
Mentor junior members of the supply chain organization.  
Drives creative solutions and communicate/suggest best practices to management and colleagues.

Qualifications:
Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience; OR 
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience preferred.
C.P.M., C.P.S.M, or equivalent or working toward achievement is strongly desired.
Strong oral, written, and presentation related communication skills.
Strong customer service orientation.
Clear commercial focus (i.e., price and contract negotiation).
SAP and Ariba software applications.
 

Company Description
Synectics is one of the nation's foremost consulting firms, working with a client base that includes some of the leading institutions and Fortune 500 corporations in the United States. We seek to bring the most highly qualified professionals to assignments that they will find challenging and fulfilling. We also seek to justify our clients’ expectations that every Synectics consultant will bring the highest possible effort to their endeavors every day. Our success has depended on our consistent ability to achieve both of these goals.

Synectics serves an extremely diverse client base which represents an equally diverse range of industries and institutions. The technologies we support have always been responsive to this extremely broad spectrum. In order to fully engage with this continually changing commercial and technological landscape, our employees must draw on their own varying interests, skills and backgrounds. This insight, reflected in our daily practices, has always been our fundamental strength as a company, and it continues to serve us well in all our efforts.

Synectics Inc.

Why Work Here?

Fortune 500 company!

Synectics is one of the nation's foremost consulting firms, working with a client base that includes some of the leading institutions and Fortune 500 corporations in the United States. We seek to bring the most highly qualified professionals to assignments that they will find challenging and fulfilling. We also seek to justify our clients’ expectations that every Synectics consultant will bring the highest possible effort to their endeavors every day. Our success has depended on our consistent ability to achieve both of these goals. Synectics serves an extremely diverse client base which represents an equally diverse range of industries and institutions. The technologies we support have always been responsive to this extremely broad spectrum. In order to fully engage with this continually changing commercial and technological landscape, our employees must draw on their own varying interests, skills and backgrounds. This insight, reflected in our daily practices, has always been our fundamental strength as a company, and it continues to serve us well in all our efforts.

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Portland
Portland, OR
USA

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