Buyer/Procurement Analyst

Lexington, KY 40516

Posted: 04/18/2023 Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 177778 Pay Rate: $30.00 - $40.00

Job Description

***Procurement - Finance Analyst***

Standard Job Description:

Sources, plans, and schedules the movement of raw materials, packaging materials, parts, components, services, supplies, finished goods and related material through production and inventory process. Identifies raw material,

component, and related requirements from engineering and production specifications and schedules. Insures all previously stated items move through the procurement process (cradle to grave) without issue. Plans, and

coordinates resulting material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences. In front-end procurement mode, analyzes data and determines factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent

with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. In back-end procurement mode, analyzes back log data, resolves procurement blockages/constraints, coordinates with all functional areas and outside vendors to resolve wide range of issues. Reviews proposals, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, approves payment, and maintains necessary records of material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory cycle(s). Coordinates and follows up with production, warehouse, and engineering personnel to ensure appropriate

procurement, scheduling, and movement of materials and services.

Roles and Responsibilities:

More Detailed Job Description:

The chosen candidate will be the primary GSC planning point of contact for responsible program area, and responsibilities will include:

Proposal Support

Preparing leadership presentations

Gather and present real time, team wide performance metrics

Manage and operate multiple reports via Excel

Product Team Support

Primary GSC point of contact for assigned programs

Support product team, schedule, configuration control, program kick-off, and program assessment meetings

Support logistics, receiving, and finance department meetings as Primary GSC point of contact

Buyer and Supplier Support

Critical/Urgent procurement identification and communication

Ensuring timely PO placement and delivery

Manage Material delivery timelines /expediting status

Supports both front and back-end procurement efforts

Problem resolution (Frustrated Material/Grief Notes)

Supporting invoicing and accounts payable problem resolution with functional teams and Buyers

Advance Vendor/Supplier relations

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Level 3: BS+6-10 YRS or MS+4-8 YRS

Additional critical skills required:

* Excel knowledge (V-lookups and data analysis)

* Flexibility (Ability to be comfortable working extremely different areas/programs for ex. Solving FOSOV Grief

notes half the day and working with Finance on accounts payable the other half)

* Time management, Planning and Multi-Tasking skills (PMM supports multiple different areas each with their own

urgent competing needs Temp. Will need to be comfortable understanding each and balancing that

appropriately )

* Problem Solving/Investigating skills (Most likely goes without saying given the previous bullets but this truly is

the make or break I would estimate 80% of our day is problem solving things that have no SOP or pre-

determined solution)

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $30.00-40.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

Please Note:

Must have a valid driver s license and current state required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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