Assists in the development and deployment of internal/external process improvements, organization initiatives and projects/procurement activities. Assists with the maintenance of processes and systems. Utilizes procurement/planning systems to ensure planning, validation, and maintaining of all requirements for procurement analysis. Supports the coordination and tracking of action items and metrics, supplier management procedures for planning, procurement plans, shortage mitigation, schedule validation, self-governance, and inventory analysis. Measures key performance indicators. Extracts and analyzes data from multiple sources. Prepares reports. Reviews procurement/planning systems. Reviews schedules, creates plans and/or policies for execution of procurement activities. Coordinates schedule changes with procurement for contractual changes to purchase orders and supplier incorporation. Documents and participates in the implementation of lean improvements. Communicates project objectives and activities.
[ + ] Business (Operational) Acumen
Basic understanding of how the business and organization work; Aware of established policies, practices, and information affecting the business and organization; Basic understanding of the competition; Basic understanding of how to accomplish tasks both through formal channels and the informal network; awareness of key policies, practices and procedures; limited awareness of the cultures of the organization.
[ + ] Communication
Makes an effort to clarify purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Tries to keep the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. With guidance from others frames messages in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; tries to use terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Occasionally seeks input from audience; checks understanding; tries to present message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; at times requires guidance from others on how to respond.
[ + ] Project Management
[ + ] Systems Thinking
Gains understanding of job tasks and processes and how they contribute to meeting work group objective(s). Identifies non-value-adding tasks and alerts more experienced employees for possible improvements. Participates in changes to job/role structures and processes as directed by supervisor.
[ + ] Analytical Skills
Basic - Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources.
Preferred - Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources at the work group level.
[ + ] Information Management
Basic - Basic knowledge of information lifecycle management, database design, markup languages, and metadata fields and their application. Basic knowledge of search and retrieval technology. Basic knowledge of available desktop applications.
Preferred - General knowledge of information lifecycle management, database design, markup languages, and metadata fields and their application. General knowledge of search and retrieval technology. General knowledge of available desktop applications and tools for managing information.
[ + ] Process Management Skills
Basic - Basic ability to determine the process to be used to accomplish goals, properly document processes, support people and activities, understand how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow, identify opportunities for synergy and integration, and simplify complex processes.
Preferred - General ability to determine the process to be used to accomplish goals, properly document processes, support people and activities, understand how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow, identify opportunities for synergy and integration, and simplify complex processes.
[ + ] Supplier Management
Basic - Not Available
Preferred - Not Available
Basic Qualifications For Consideration
Do you have experience and or education in Supply Chain Management/Procurement concepts (e.g., College course work or Internship)?
Have you ever presented to a moderate size group or management type personnel?
Level 1 - Bachelor's degree.
Level 2 - Bachelor's degree and typically 3 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 1 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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