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Analyst IT Procurement

Job Number: nest-00019738
Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Information Systems
St. Louis MO

Relocation: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position reports to the Procurement Team Lead. The incumbent is responsible for providing procurement support of Capital/Operating IT equipment, software, maintenance and third party for GLOBE IS/IT, NA and North American OpCo business partners. The candidate will also ensure that procurement processes support operating objectives and business requirements. This includes acquiring resources within budget and facilitating communication between business partners, and its providers in order to deliver products and services according to plan and policy. The Procurement Analyst will also provide insight and guidance regarding IT procurement best practices and continuous improvement.

The individual occupying this position is competent in the SAP Accounts Payable, Purchasing, and e-procurement modules. In addition, they should be able to regularly coach other team members and assist others (internal/external customers) in procurement related process to comply with project requirements/deadlines.

' Provide procurement support to GLOBE IS/IT, NA and North American OpCo business partners.
' Establish controls and maintain management reports related to IT procurement.
' Interact with client groups to ensure project budget and schedules are adhered to.
' Apply procurement best practices to aid in the on-time and on-budget delivery of purchase requests.
' Coordinate IT equipment, software and services requests through SAP and IT purchasing tools.
' Process purchase orders and invoices for suppliers.
' Resolve blocked and parked invoices in a timely manner.
' Reconcile corporate purchasing AMEX cards and basic travel account cards.
' Responsible for the systematic execution of processes and procedures for the timely and cost effective purchasing of IT products and services.
' Responsible for the collection and execution of purchase orders.
' Tracks purchase orders and reconciles invoices in preparation for payment processing.
' Acts as a point of contact for IT in regards to vendor issues, including on-time delivery, quality of products and services acquired and problem resolution.
' Coordinates with Asset Management to ensure effective inventory management.
' Reviews vendor charges, identifies disparities and resolves basic issues with the service provider.



* An Associate's Degree or higher.

* 3+ years of IT procurement experience, purchasing such things as workstations, servers, network equipment.
* 2+ years of experience with SAP FI-AP and FI-PU modules and e-procurement tools (requisition process).

* Excellent verbal and written skills, organizational and time-management abilities.
* Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, including aptitude for mentoring and coaching others, and the ability to work with personnel at all organizational levels.
* Flexibility and adaptability to the demands and requirements of a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities; ability to work on multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
* Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to complex problems that may not have one clear answer; the ability to identify alternatives, workarounds or * The ability to challenge the status quo and recommend new methods * Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Outlook.

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