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Sr Analyst, Strategic Procurement in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

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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. Strategic Procurement Analyst who will join our Procurement team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

This position supports Global Procurement processes and systems.  This includes supporting the creation and execution of Ariba (e-procurement) sourcing events and contract workspaces, 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:

  • Support buyers during creation of Ariba sourcing events and contract workspaces.

  • Maintain supplier and user records.

  • Develop monthly PV forecasts and partner with our Finance team.

  • Lead weekly meetings to track performance and resolve issues.

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

  • Provide data on direct material spend, cost savings, material standards and technology for our global procurement team.

  • Manage our quarterly audit process focused on fraud prevention. The audit consists of reviewing PO’s, review of invoices created before PO setup, and review of unused vendors.

  • 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.

  • Strongly prefer 2+ years’ experience using/supporting Ariba Sourcing, Contract, and/or SIPM.

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

  • Strong analytical 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!

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • 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.