• Senior Sourcing Analyst

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando | US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/18/2018 3:42 PM)
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    Corporate GSC
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  • Company Overview

    HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) (www.hdsupply.com) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

    Job Description & Qualifications

    Job Summary

    Gather disparate data from various data sources; analyze and normalize to ensure data integrity for analysis. Provide consistent, relevant and accurate data as well as guidance/knowledge of the data and definitions that are available for analysis.


    Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

    • Trains and educates analysts on supply chain strategies, inventory management strategies, analysis techniques, sourcing techniques and tool development. Coordinates analysis, gathers best practices and develops strategies in support of business case development. Serves as a resource to assigned client in area of expertise.
    • Gathers and compiles raw data; conducts research for industry trends and benchmarks; and normalizes data to be incorporated into a centralized data format.
    • Analyzes, reports, makes comparisons to industry/company benchmarks, determines trends, and prepares cost analyses.
    • Defines data definitions and documents data limitations.
    • Creates or prepares spreadsheets for data analysis; prepares reports with charts and graphs and for ad hoc requests. May make presentations.
    • Presents recommendations based on findings and analysis. Provides input on policies and procedures.
    • Mentors and assists in the supervision of analysts to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and overall project completion
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Nature and Scope 

    • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results.
    • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to results expected. Determines and develops approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.
    • May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to employees professional development but does not have hiring or firing authority.

    Work Environment 

    • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
    • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
    • No travel required.

    Education and Experience 

    • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.


    Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details


    • 4-6 years of experience in the Sourcing space
    • Experience  preparing, examining, analyzing, negotiating and revising contracts
    • Purchasing of hardware and software services
    • Experience with Servicing, Procuring, and Contract management through full lifecycle
    • Heavy Word, Excel and Sourcing Software tool experience



    • Advanced excel skills
    • Someone who is organized, analytical, and pays close to attention to detail 




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