Nov 04, 2020

Senior Procurement Analyst - Marine Division

  • Yamaha
  • Kennesaw, GA, USA
Full time Boating/ Marine Industry Fishing Industry Outdoor Industry Analytics/ Data Engineering Manufacturing Purchasing-Procurement

Job Description

Job Brief

The Senior Procurement Analyst will partner with Senior Management to develop and execute a procurement strategy.

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is a growing and dynamic organization with superb products that includes motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, accessories, apparel, and much more! We are a company of enthusiasts and have passion for our products!

Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for a successful Senior Procurement Analyst to join our Marine Group in Kennesaw, GA. The Senior Procurement Analyst will partner with Senior Management to develop and execute a procurement strategy.  The Procurement Specialist will be the subject matter expert to provide guidance and counsel to the procurement function, Yamaha partners, and senior management.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and execute the procurement strategy to purchase quality material, systems, and equipment at most optimal cost
  • Responsible for approving inspection and testing of supplier samples
  • Negotiate and approve contracts with suppliers including new and renewed contracts
  • Responsible for ensuring the procurement function maintains appropriate stock and inventory levels
  • Responsible for leading the procurement, scheduling, and delivery of supplier components
  • Create and execute strategies to develop the manufacturing process
  • Conduct cost/value analysis; clarify gap between target cost and quoted cost and propose strategies to senior management
  • Partner with senior management to develop goals and budgets
  • Responsible for achieving target cost metrics
  • Lead and manage RFI/RFP/RFQ analysis; present findings and recommendations to senior management
  • As the subject matter expert, provide guidance to the procurement function and partners

Experience, Knowledge, Skills Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Accounting, Business/Finance, or related field required
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) preferred
  • 7+ years’ experience in supply chain, procurement, or logistics field required
  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing environment preferred
  • Knowledge of APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning)
  • Knowledge of freight, transportation, and expediting experience
  • Excellent MS Office Suite Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, negotiation skills, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to partner across multiple levels within the organization and provide consultation

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer


Company Address

1270 Chastain Road Kennesaw, GA 30144

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