Senior Procurement Analyst

Team: ZT - Procurement

Location: Secaucus, New Jersey

Senior Analyst, Procurement

Team: Commodity Procurement

Location: Secaucus, NJ

 

Why ZT Systems

AT ZT Systems, you’ll get to do work your proud of alongside smart, passionate people. Every day, there are opportunities to collaborate with the best in the industry to design, build, and deliver impactful solutions to world-class customers. Along with way, you will gain hands-on experience in a face-paced environment that’s challenging, rewarding, and career-defining.

 

A culture built around our values, we work hard and think fast. We view challenges as opportunities—to do better, push harder, and be faster than we were the day before. When we fail, we learn from it and move on together. And when we succeed we use the momentum to go even further. We create value with everything we do, building the foundation of today—and transforming the future of tomorrow.

 

Join ZT Systems and help us build technology infrastructure that connects the world.

 

About The Role

The Procurement Senior Analyst position will be responsible for assigned commodities/components inventory, demand forecasts, communication with vendors, manufacturing and with customers, excess & obsolete inventory management, ensuring continuous supply availability to production. The Procurement Senior Analyst’s function is to support manufacturing with the optimal inventory levels as well as ensure continuity of supply and minimize any interruption to production at the lowest costs possible.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Strong working knowledge of analyzing, sustaining and optimizing inventory levels with customer demand, minimizing excess and aging
  • Responsible for reaching out to existing suppliers for quotes, orders and any other supplier related questions/issues
  • Create purchase orders and all activity associated from quote to invoice
  • Work closely with warehouse and accounting personnel to avoid any inventory and invoice discrepancies
  • Manage and maintain proper business relationships with suppliers
  • Maintains proper inventory levels on assigned commodities based on forecast requirement
  • Communication with Customer Operations for escalations
  • Coordinate internal purchasing requests
  • Maintains accurate control of purchase orders, amendments, shipping notices and other related documents
  • Analyzes the requirements of raw material needs, including preliminary specifications, preferred suppliers, and dates materials are needed
  • Work within identified KPIs such as past due purchase orders, purchase order accuracy, shortage and excess percentages
  • Analyze monthly spend and reports to manager
  • Identify and implement process improvements with manager to increase efficiency and accuracy within roles and responsibility parameters

 

What You bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
  • 2+ years of experience in a buying or purchasing function with Supply Chain background (Computer Manufacturing or Electronic Manufacturing industry preferred)
  • Strong understanding of procurement and negotiation principles and practices
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate and interact with vendors effectively in a professional manner
  • Ability to effectively partner with cross functional internal teams, and with various organizational levels
  • Strong data analysis and reporting skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively; being proactive, positive, deliberate, and focused
  • Analytical problem solving
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Experience with Tableaux (preferred but not required)
  • SAP Experience
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be a team player
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines and work in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to Multi-task

 

ZT Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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