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Sourcing Analyst

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania - Explore location Purchasing & Sourcing Full Time

Job description

What you'll need to have

•University degree (Logistics, Economics, Business Administration or related) or 1-2 years’ experience
•Retail/home furnishing/supply chain/customer service experience and interest
•Confident and clear communication in English both written and verbal
•Excellent computer skills and high proficiency in Microsoft Office
•Proven analytical and numeric skills and ability to identify required actions
•Experience in problem-solving and improving ways of working

What you'll be doing day to day

•Responsible for collection of data on and analysis of market performance, market supply/demand/capacity estimations, value chain performance, and customer feedback and proactively use of insights gained to contribute to sourcing decisions to improve customer experience.
•Responsible for facilitating fact-based decisions by contributing with decision basis and recommendations, including cost calculations, cost development scenarios, risk analysis, and scenario planning in all phases of the sourcing process.
•Responsible to model and analyze different sourcing scenarios and sourcing portfolio scenarios based on blended operating models for the market to find the optimal setup for given preconditions after securing input from all relevant stakeholders from both market and global levels.
•Responsible for CSO and other digital sourcing tools as a super user including receiving and giving training as well as contributing to the development of the tools on a global level.
•Responsible for the follow-up, evaluation, and ongoing development initiatives connected to the blended model in the market and to secure that the intended processes, ways of working, tools, and methodologies are used. Act on deviations and provide support (e.g., calculations, business cases, documentation) as necessary.
•Contribute to the development of tools, setting of processes, and ways of working connected to data collection and analysis to enable the continuous development of a customer-oriented, efficient, and effective sourcing process on the market in strong collaboration with the group function.
•Responsible for keeping the total picture of market and industry intelligence for sourcing together and synchronized including capturing knowledge from within and outside of the company, prioritizing research projects and topics, and securing that the research process is not duplicated.
•Responsible for administration of all contracts on the market.
•Contribute with both knowledge and expertise to optimal operational and multichannel development, related business- and process forums, sourcing activities as well as to all matrices, global and market initiatives, and competence networks.
•Responsible for considering the parameters connected to the Customer Fulfilment sustainability agenda in the market and industry intelligence research process across all touchpoints.

Our team within Ikea

We don’t want to brag, but in our team we’re born negotiators. Together we source the world for suppliers for everything from raw materials for products to ink for the printer. Our mission is to maximise what suppliers can provide at the lowest possible prices while assuring safe and sustainable sourcing at all times. Most importantly: we build mutually beneficial partnerships for the long term. There’s nothing better than a great deal where everyone wins!

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JOB TYPE-Permanent, Full Time

The salary pay range for this role is $68,542-$99,722

Whether you’re part-time or full-time, we offer competitive benefits and perks, such as medical and Rx*, dental, vision, 401k, meal deal, store discount, autism coverage, parental leave, pet insurance, education assistance, and more.