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Procurement CoE Sourcing Analyst

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Procurement CoE Sourcing Analyst

Atlanta, GA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    If you’re looking to make an impact with your analytical skills, we want to hear from you! UPS is seeking a Procurement Analyst who works with cross-functional teams to provide analytical support for process improvement and commodity-related initiatives supporting the Procurement Commodity Management Group.

    The Procurement Analyst conducts data collection, analysis/reporting, supplier qualification and measurement efforts for a specific commodity or commodities. He/she assists in the writing and distribution of Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Information (RFI), prepares forecasts and analyzes economic trends. He/she also assists with negotiations to ensure final agreements are reached, as well as maintains a suite of applications to manage contracts, performance and sourcing.

    The Procurement Analyst provides user support and maintenance to numerous databases used within Procurement Services. He/she furnishes vendor performance information as requested by several different departments and for strategic sourcing initiatives. He/she may also develop and maintain relationships with UPS customers and vendors. In addition to handling non-complex support such as renewals, the Procurement Analyst functions as both a contributing member of the Contract Administration team and as an observer, with the intention of learning the procurement process at a more detailed level.


    • Helps to develop category implementation plans to ensure continuous process improvement
    • Creates complex spreadsheets, documents, reports and presentations using e-procurement tools
    • Performs economic research and prepares analyses (e.g., negotiable spend, supplier financial analysis, Total Cost of Ownership, financial models, etc.) to identify qualified suppliers and evaluate supplier reliability
    • Supports commodity managers in assisting with RFIs, RFPs, financial and performance clauses, metrics, terms and rebates/penalties to ensure the best bid among various vendors
    • Conducts post-implementation analysis to identify problems
    • Supports and enforces Procurement policies, Sarbanes-Oxley, Supplier Diversity policy and all other audit and regulated procurement requirements to ensure compliance
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  • Qualifications


    • Proficient in using the research problem to guide relevant data gathering and benchmarking; develops a working knowledge of literature related to research problem; gathers data that represent all sides of business case
    • Skilled at identifying basic measurement requirements and possible indicators for individual, group, department and business unit results; demonstrates ability to use multiple methods to measure performance; sets meaningful goals and objectives
    • Understands basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources
    • Generates reports in appropriate format using basic software; reviews to ensure accuracy and completeness; identifies issues (e.g., missing variables, incorrect data, etc.)
    • Recognizes basic impact of technology on UPS business, services and processes; identifies technological barriers; maintains appropriate technological knowledge
    • Advanced MS Excel experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree (or internationally comparable degree)
    • Experience with vendor sourcing
    • Experience with negotiations
    • Experience with contract management
    • Experience with Excel, SQL and Access
    • Experience with programming/coding

    UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

  • Industry
    Package/Freight Delivery
  • About Us

    Founded on a $100 loan in 1907, 2 teenage boys opened up a messenger service in a 6 by 17 foot office located just below the sidewalk on Second Avenue and Main Street in Seattle, WA. Messengers ran errands, carried notes, hand baggage, and delivered trays of food for customers. They also delivered packages, traveling by streetcars and bicycles for longer trips, and later using motorcycles.