Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 5:03 PM
Oldcastle West Division of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, has operations in Utah, Idaho (southern), Nevada, Arizona, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico. The Mountain West Division provides hot:mix asphalt, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, and sand and gravel products. It takes pride in the large role it plays in building and maintaining infrastructure in this region.
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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. This is a key role in ensuring that the electronic procurement systems and tools are effectively managed, utilized and maintained.
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions):/h3:
: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 Souring 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 the Company's Supplier Qualification 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.
: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 in the building materials, mining or construction sectors strongly preferred
:Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
: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.
:Ability to analyze issues independently and pur
• Location: Ogden
• Post ID: 11359154 utah