COE Procurement Analytics Specialist

Department:  Procurement
Date:  Sep 14, 2022

Company Overview

 

Across the last few years, FMC finalized the transition into a Tier 1 Agriculture company and embarked on an extensive internal program to modernize business processes, both of which were made possible by the talented people who make-up the unique FMC DNA. Successful individuals at FMC are results oriented, efficient, strong decision-makers, influencers, smart, and incredibly hardworking. We have fun, and care deeply for those around us. We are looking for the right person who will complement the existing culture and who will live the vision of being a progressive, diverse and inclusive company, where employees come to work each day with a strong sense of belonging.

 

Role Overview

 

The Procurement COE Analytics Specialist provides business and data analytics support for the Global Procurement Group in key areas including – strategic sourcing & category management, sustainability, finance, and master data. This role partners closely with stakeholders in the GPG sub-functions (Category Management, Center of Excellence, Procurement Operations, and Facilities) as well as other functions (i.e. Finance, Corporate Sustainability, Supply Chain, etc.) on the definition and calculation of key metrics used for business performance discussions. This role also partners with the Enterprise Governance and Continuous Improvement (EGCI) organization to identify optimization opportunities for reporting. This position is dedicated to providing accurate, insightful analytics of both quantitative and qualitative nature to management and other stakeholders. Sharp data analytics acumen is required to ensure success.

 

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Collect and analyze procurement-related data to provide crucial business insights/trends which may be leveraged for supplier management, category management, operations management, finance, and business process improvement
  • Support Corporate Sustainability through reporting on our progress towards FMC’s sustainability goals
  • Develop Accounts Payable reporting to support finance in managing corporate cash flow
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex procurement related data sets (internal and external sources)
  • Transform quantitative and qualitative information and synthesize it into management insights
  • Collaborate with GPSC, IT, and EGCI to develop, streamline, and automate reporting processes that will support long term goals and objectives of the Global Procurement Group
  • Partner with global process owners to design, test, train, and implement new reporting and analytic tools
  • Work with stakeholders to identify patterns and anomalies in internal and external data such as price movements, differentials, etc and find workable solutions to our business problems on data. This will require the ability to translate the problems stated in business terms into quantitative approaches leading to projects starting small and aspiring to grow big if preliminary results are promising.

 

 

Skillsets Required:

  • Functional / Technical Skills:  2-3 years analytics experience is required; concentration in procurement or supply chain is a plus
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated expertise in data sorting and analysis tools (for example: Tableau, Access, SAP, BI, SQL, etc.)
  • Effectively communicate complex topics to diverse audiences
  • Ability to manage stakeholders and translate needs into business solutions
  •  Ability to work independently on several projects at the same time
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic environment demonstrating strong results driven competency
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively

 

Education:

  • BS or BA required; Business discipline (Finance, Accounting, Business Management) or technical discipline (Engineering, Computer Science) is a plus


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