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Sourcing Analyst

Job: #2020-69921
Store Number: 8311
Store: Southeastern Grocers
Category: Store Support / Corporate
Position Type: Central Procurement
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Address: 8928 PROMINENCE PARKWAY BUILDING 200Jacksonville, FL, 32256

Sourcing Analyst



Job Purpose

This role is responsible for data mining, analysis and research for incorporation into Request for Proposals (RFPs), auctions and other negotiations. This position will assist to improve internal operations, reduce cost, and enhance customer experience. 


Essential Responsibilities


% Of Time

Perform analysis of spend, market conditions, contract expirations and/or other business unit specific parameters. Analyze performance results against established procurement metrics and make recommendations regarding the development of corrective action plans with noncompliant vendors and internal operating units.


Identify and evaluate potential and existing suppliers. Assist in building and maintaining cross-functional teams for measuring and managing the ongoing performance of selected suppliers.


Support the development and administration of purchasing standards and specifications. Participate in the development and integration of procurement procedures.


Research and gather market data contributing to the development of RFPs using standard templates. Provide input and assistance into the development of should-cost models for commodities and the analysis of supplier cost structures. Support continuous improvement initiatives through maintaining effective stakeholder relationships and making fact-based recommendations regarding cost reductions. Assist with the execution of negotiation strategies.



Coordinate strategic sourcing engagements across all phases of the life-cycle. Coordinate e-sourcing events.


Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Required Education

Course of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Business Administration, Finance, Operations Management or related field.

Preferred Education

Course of Study

Master's Degree

Business Administration, Finance, Operations Management or related field.


Relevant Experience

Supervisory Experience

0 -3 yrs minimum

No Supervisory Experience

Language(s) Required

Language(s) Preferred



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

• Demonstrated advanced PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

• Ability to operate independently and manage complex assignments and concurrent tasks.

• Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey detailed information to a diverse population.

• Ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines.

• An innovative self-starter with the initiative to learn new processes.

• Exceptional analytical, organizational, interpersonal and negotiation skills.

• Excellent time management skills.

• Intense focus on detail and accuracy of work.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Preferred

• Two (2) years of strategic sourcing, strategic planning, operations management or financial analysis with a Fortune 500 company.

• Professional procurement certification.



Environmental Factors



Environmental Factors

SSC Light: Physical Demands: While performing the essential functions of this position, the associate is regularly required to sit, use hands or fingers to handle, hold or feel objects, tools or controls, talk, see, hear and perform repetitive movements with both hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand or walk on carpet, tile or concrete Working Conditions: Majority of the time will be spent indoors in a traditional office environment. Safety Risk Factors: The employee is rarely required to twist back and/or neck and walk on a slippery or cluttered floor surface. Overall Required Equipment a personal computer, telephone, printer, copy machine, fax machine and other general office supplies and equipment. Pulling Requirement 20 lbs. Lifting Requirement 20 lbs.


Travel Requirements

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