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Posted May 11th

Procurement Analyst

Clermont, Kentucky


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Posted May 11th

Procurement Analyst

Clermont, Kentucky

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.

Procurement Analyst

The following positionis open in Clermont Kentucky , United States .

What makes this a great opportunity?

Beam Suntory inspires human connections, memorable stories and family legacies by Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest premium spirits company... where each employee is treated like family and trusted to be custodians of our world-class portfolio of brands steeped in legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. The Procurement team is positively defining its role and interaction with the greater Supply Chain organization. Through great efforts we have gained significant alignment with our business partners and look to continue our integration and growth within the team.
  • Broad interaction & visibility across Beam Suntory functional areas
  • Leadership exposure to Beam Suntory and the procurement function
  • Opportunity to build relationships and gain valuable experience across and between functions throughout the supply chain.

Role Responsibilities
  • The Procurement Analyst will be stationed inside the plant and serve as a Procurement Representative on the Plant Operations Team
  • Support the Procurement team with a wide range of deliverables spanning coordination of New Product Development product launches, sourcing,championing supplier relationship management (SRM), ensuring supplier compliance, supplier readiness and onboarding, driving and supporting BSI internal and supplier sustainability initiatives and bringing forward supplier innovation.
  • Key resource and point of contact for all OU indirect, and maintenance procurement
  • Operational responsibility for procurement policy and procedure development and implementation
  • Use strategic category planning involving market research and benchmarking against other suppliers and services to drive value and efficiencies.
  • Monitor, analyze and take action to support Category Managers regarding supplier performance
  • Mature, Maintain, and Continuously improve Supplier Scorecarding process
  • Supports Procurement and Quality departments in supplier action plan in case of recurring performance deviations until acceptable performance is reached
  • Responsible for ensuring suppliers are engaged & in support of BSI's development projects, set up properly in all systems, and are in compliance with all policy's, terms, and conditions
  • Support BSI Planisware workflow to ensure components are costed, suppliers are enabled, and options are completely vetted
  • Support cross-functional project teams with supplier led innovation & technology initiatives
  • Assist in managing and categorizing spend analytics
  • Provide analytic supports to Category Managers as needed
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and develop plans to implement change

Qualifications & Experience
  • Understanding core Procurement requirements and supporting the delivery of them
  • Analyze procurement related data, draw conclusions from data analytics, and effectively share conclusions with appropriate stake holders
  • Skilled at communication, influencing & driving results with cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization
  • "Big picture mindset" - Ability to work in "white space areas" where processes are being defined, tested, and improved in real time
  • Consistent process implementation
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, or Finance roles preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Self-reliant, results-oriented, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Analytically inclined - able to merge large data sets, analyze data, synthesize business insight and clearly communicate findings.
  • Problem Solver - applies critical-thinking skills to generate, evaluate and implement solutions.
  • Strong communication skills and a conceptual thinker with ability to adapt to change
  • Broad skill set with good judgment and a mature, practical, strategic, and creative mindset
  • Strong business acumen and ethic

At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant's skills and experience.
Location
Clermont, Kentucky