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Purchasing Analyst, PT, Manufacturing Supply Purchasing Lakeland

Apply Job Req. ID 12830BR Date Posted 09/25/2020 Location Lakeland, Florida
In Manufacturing Supply Purchasing (MSP), the Part-time Purchasing Analyst manages the supplier base and researches, analyzes, and reviews ingredients, packaging, supplies, and equipment categories. This includes ensuring an uninterrupted supply of products and services and negotiating the best supplier agreements for Publix. The Purchasing Analyst reports to the Category Manager.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • research, analyze and review ingredients, packaging, supplies and equipment categories utilizing the Publix Purchasing Methodology,
  • understand customer requirements, source and research industries to understand supplier capabilities, manufacturing processes, market conditions, industry trends and key cost drivers,
  • negotiate the best agreement for Publix, and
  • analyze and develop various spreadsheets and documents (e.g. scan data, miscellaneous volume movement, forecasting, product screening, product testing, etc.), summarize and present information in a clear and concise matter.
Required Qualifications
  • Working toward the attainment of a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience,
  • strong analytical and logical reasoning skills, which can be gained through college coursework,
  • problem-solving and creative thinking,
  • excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel,
  • strong mathematical skills,
  • excellent customer service skills,
  • strong verbal and written communication skills,
  • strong project management skills,
  • ability to interact with all levels of the organization in both formal and informal situations,
  • ability to encourage participation, learning, innovation and creativity within teams and associates,
  • ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects, plan effectively and exhibit poise and professionalism in stressful situations,
  • possess strong leadership skills,
  • high degree of motivation,
  • professionalism and the ability to maintain confidentiality,
  • ability to work well with others and be a team member,
  • obvious enthusiasm, initiative, pride in work, and a
  • commitment to Publix and our Mission.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related field,
  • CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management,
  • experience utilizing strong statistical skills,
  • solid understanding of purchasing, manufacturing processes and business practices,
  • experience in manufacturing processes, and/or
  • working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Access.
Frequency of Pay Weekly Hours of Work 8:00 am- 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, schedule may vary to include nights and/or weekends. Typically a work week consists of 32 hours Travel Frequency 0% Year End Bonus To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. The bonus for this position is 8 hours of pay when a new associate joins Publix prior to July 1. There is no bonus in the first year for associates hired after July 1. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to 8 hours’ pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. Address 501 N. Galloway Road City Lakeland Region FL between Orlando and Tampa Potential Annual Base Pay N/A Other Compensation Information Weekend Differential: A $2.00 per hour weekend differential is paid to associates for hours worked between 12:00 a.m. Saturday through 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
Benefits
  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
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