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Republic Services Procurement Analyst in Scottsdale, Arizona

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 41 states and Puerto Rico are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.

Why Work with Us

At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.

POSITION SUMMARY:

With general supervision, the Procurement Data Analyst assists the Senior Procurement Data Analyst and/or Category leaders with stakeholder needs analyses, including collecting and analyzing data from disparate sources, performing market and industry trend analysis, evaluating supply sources, and preparing and communicating results to stakeholders. This role also provides key assistance with overall category initiatives including coordination of supplier management activities.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs price and cost analysis in support of total cost of ownership analysis, utilizing understanding of the difference between price and cost and their respective relationship to volume.

  • Maintains and interprets spend and savings data to measure supplier performance, identify trends, and gaps.

  • Contributes to the selection and management of key suppliers through appropriate analysis, evaluation and documentation.

  • Communicates regularly with internal stakeholders to maintain knowledge of stakeholders’ business and opportunities and anticipate their needs/requests.

  • Communicates regularly with suppliers, analyzing and evaluating their performance.

  • Uncovers issues, evaluates various courses of action, and promotes the best option for resolution.

  • Accesses and compiles large amounts of data and applies statistical techniques to analyze the data, forecast, interpret, and quantify trends on various aspects of information.

  • Obtains data for cost analysis studies respective to assigned categories and conducts spend analysis as necessary to support sourcing activities.

  • Analyzes and recommends the use of alternative sources or materials to reduce cost.

  • Aligns with sourcing initiatives and leverages internal and external resources to assist with and perform research to develop the supply base. Develops a comprehensive understanding of the supply base.

  • Performs market and industry trend analysis, evaluates supply sources, and assists stakeholders in identifying solutions to their needs.

  • Identifies and analyzes data from disparate sources to derive insights and turn data into actionable information.

  • Conducts spend analyses of moderate complexity to support sourcing related activities, using intermediate to advanced analytical modeling techniques to understand supplier price and cost.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Statistics, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Finance, or Accounting.

  • 1-3 years of supply chain and/or equivalent experience (i.e. Finance, Engineering, Accounting, Transportation, Operations, etc.).

  • Supply Chain, Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma, or Lean Sigma experience.

  • Advanced proficiency with spreadsheet and database management tools; advanced MS Excel skills including VBA programming, macros, and advanced formulas.

  • Experience with intermediate SQL querying.

  • Experience with MS PowerPoint and Access and eProcurement systems.

  • Experience analyzing and documenting medium to complex business processes or problems using intermediate to advanced statistical and analytical modeling techniques and with a focus on detail, cost drivers, and total cost of ownership.

  • Ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally, with customers and stakeholders to build strong internal and external relationships while maintaining a high sense of urgency and customer focus.

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects or tasks with varying and sometimes competing timelines.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.

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