Senior Procurement Analyst

| Chicago


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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
The Global Procurement Organization provides the resources, processes, governance, systems and controls for acquiring goods and services efficiently, effectively and ethically from a diverse​ ​supply base that provides Motorola Solutions a competitive advantage on cost, quality, technology, service and delivery. This position is part of the Supply Chain Procurement Team in the Product Procurement Organization.
The Global Procurement team has evolved beyond traditional sourcing and procurement goals by creating value for the business; improving profitability, increasing supplier collaboration, and supporting new solutions development. We are a client focused team designed to bring value and help lead innovations within the business as a trusted adviser to the product teams.
Job Description

The Senior Analyst - Purchasing Category Manager is responsible for analyzing procurement data including spend/savings, part pricing, and Bill of Materials. In addition, would be responsible for day to day Packaging & Manuals category responsibilities.

This position will work closely with Procurement Category Managers and Supply Chain to accomplish business objectives.

In addition, this position coordinates purchasing activities with all functional departments acquiring commodities (goods and services) in a cost effective and timely manner. Achieves and maintains a technical understanding of commodities purchased. Performs cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities. Obtains materials, components, equipment and services. Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate. Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontractors to assure highest quality at best value.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:

Senior Analyst Responsibilities

  • Understanding of contract negotiations as well as issue resolution

  • Interface with Supply Chain and with Direct Procurement Team on any pricing, contractual, liability exposure, and/or delivery issues

  • Review and track Product pricing for new products and production kits

  • Ensure material supply plan is adequate for Motorola Solutions needs and resolve any escalated material shortages

  • Liaising with the supplier and various internal functional teams on the day to day operations

  • On multiple datasets from several sources, utilize database querying, data manipulation, and statistical analysis to provide critical business support

  • Analyze data to create actionable insights which align to business objectives

  • Assist Category Managers in RFI/RFQ creation and execution

  • Assist Procurement and Supply Chain in key parts shortage tracking


SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS:

Packaging Commodity Management

  • Responsible for managing $12M spend for Packaging and Manuals globally

  • Manage the supplier relationship, contracts, performance, and risk management

  • Lead RFQ and supplier selection activities

  • Driving cost reduction & vertical integration activities

  • Ensure material supply plan is adequate for Motorola Solutions needs and resolve any escalated material shortages

  • Lead quarterly business reviews with key suppliers to drive continuous improvement in cost, delivery, and quality performance

  • Responsible for creating, negotiating, completing, and governing all contracts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Procurement or related field

  • Working knowledge of the procurement role

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to problem solve independently

  • Able to analyze large volumes of raw data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations

  • Utilizes database querying, data manipulation and statistical analysis to provide critical business support

  • Understand how to use the data tools Tableau, Smartsheets, and Google Sheets

  • Highly proficient with Excel (pivots, formulas, lookups, linking, etc.)

  • ​Agile, Oracle ERP

  • Ability to organize data and information in a clear and meaningful way to drive strategic insights

  • Strong attention to detail especially in documentation and presentations

  • Provides timely and professional support to all internal/external stakeholders and vendors

  • Positive attitude, willingness to help others achieve their goals, willingness to take on additional work, focus on cooperation and collaboration

  • Prioritizes regular workload, special tasks and concurrent projects, allocating time and resources to ensure that work is completed accurately and efficiently within an established time frame


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3 years experience in procurement or analytics


Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

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