Senior Analyst, Procurement in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Sr Analyst, Procurement  who will join our Hawthorne procurement  team in Marysville, OH.

This role will be based in Marysville, OH and will support HGC which is based in Vancouver, WA.This includes supporting the creation and execution sourcing events and contracts, development and tracking of Material Price Variance (MPV) forecasting, development and rollout of supplier scorecards, support of various systems implementations, and general analysis projects.


What you’ll do in this role:

  • Key resource supporting the Purchasing Managers during creation Sourcing events (e.g. RFPs, RFIs, and reverse auctions) and contract (contract redlines and repository).  In addition to supporting RFxs and contract processes, this resource will setup supplier and user records.

  • Maintain reporting on direct materials spend, cost savings project analysis, development of annual budgets and material standards, and roll out new technology solutions to continuously improve reporting capabilities. Facilitate weekly meetings with International Procurement team to track performance to forecast and research/resolve issues.

  • Develop monthly MPV forecast that is submitted to corporate finance. Maintain and troubleshoot reporting to support this process, and drive continuous improvement.

  • Maintain monthly Cost Center Budget report. Compare monthly/ annual expenses to budget.

  • Maintain Monthly DPO report. Coordinate with Purchasing Managers to report progress to target and provide report to management

  • Develop comprehensive Hawthorne Commodity tracker. Coordinate with US Consumer section of business to provide a consolidated commodity risk evaluation.

  • Report Cost out activity progress each month. Target areas of opportunity and coordinate with Purchasing Managers for future projects.

  • Develop, roll out, and maintain a robust metric system for measuring suppliers on cost, on-time delivery, quality, service, etc.

  • Support development of systems roadmap for Procurement, evaluation and documentation of current systems, leading new system implementations, and other system support as needed.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • BS/BA degree in IT, Finance, Procurement, or other related field

  • Prefer 2+ years’ experience using/supporting SAP

  • Previous experience using SAP ERP and/or SAP BW is a plus

  • Strong analytic and reporting skills

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous holiday and vacation days

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.