The Hertz Corporation Sr Sourcing Analyst - Global Procurement in Estero, Florida

General Responsibilities

Job Purpose:

Provide high-level analytical and project management support for the sourcing organization. Work directly with the Global Procurement Leadership Team to lead and project manage initiatives that deliver continuous cost, performance and process improvement for the Corporation.

Mandatory Requirements

Key Result Areas

  • Provide analytical support for sourcing projects, including data collection, data analysis, score carding, RFP analysis, and supplier market research

  • Lead small and mid-sized sourcing events for respective commodities or categories

  • Lead weekly project status review meetings with team. Maintain database of projects, including financial outlook and critical action status.

  • Provide support to Global Procurement Leadership Team across a variety of projects and strategic initiatives including data analysis, creation of presentations, creation of executive monthly reports

  • Provide day-to-day support to sourcing teams in producing customer deliverables and achieving project milestones

  • Maintain a database to manage purchase contract inventory and document flow

  • Maintain a global project management database, including financial outlook and critical action status

  • Maintain / improve custom process tools and databases using advanced MS Excel, Access, SQL, and VBA techniques.

  • Maintain / improve custom process tools and databases using advanced MS Excel, Access, SQL, and VBA techniques.

  • Assist and/or lead in the development and execution of process improvements

  • Provide project level leadership across the department

  • Learn about Hertz’s operations and various analytical techniques applied in sourcing projects

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Computer Science, or Business preferred)

  • Master’s degree preferred

Professional Experience:

  • 1-2 years sourcing or operations management experience with a Fortune 500 company, or a large industrial manufacturing company preferred

  • Experience managing multiple projects requiring frequent communication, organizing/time management and problem-solving skills

  • Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis with a financial acumen

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of sourcing or category management processes is a plus

  • Knowledge of procurement operations preferred

  • Knowledge of purchase contract language preferred

  • Automotive knowledge preferred

  • Knowledge of market research methodologies is a plus

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS Access, SQL, and VBA Macros required

  • Basic Lean/Six Sigma training is a plus

  • Business Intelligence (BI) reporting and Tableau experience is a plus

Skills:

  • Team player with initiative and a positive attitude

  • Excellent organization/time management and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent multi-phase project management skills

  • Able to use initiative

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal clients

  • Excellent analytical ability especially when dealing with large data sets and complex problems

  • Proficiency with SQL and strong VBA programming language knowledge

  • Strong proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and Access tools

Competencies:

  • Effective Communication

  • Drive Collaboration

  • Builds Talent

  • Demonstrates Initiative

  • Process Excellence

  • Passion for Customer Service & Stakeholder Success

  • Leading Courageously

  • Agility and Adaptability

  • Personal Accountability

  • Trust and Integrity

  • Drives Execution

  • Thought Leadership

  • Use Insightful judgment

  • Display Global Perspective

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Preferred Requirements

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

Job ID 151037

# Positions 1

Category Supply Chain

Division WHQ - Estero - Only

Position Type Regular Full Time