American Water Company
San Dimas, CA, United States
Finance, Engineering, Logistics, Operations, Manager
Apr 09, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities
are encouraged to apply.
Golden State Water Company is one of the largest investor-owned water utilities in the United States. We have been all about water for more than 80 years. Our team of professionals delivers reliable, quality water and great service to customers in 75 communities across California.
The Supply Chain Management (SCM) Analyst is responsible for managing and executing procurement-related activities such as but not limited to requisitions and purchase orders, inventory management, vendor onboarding, insurance management, Spring Fed-Pool (SFP) process, Task Order process, Request for Proposal (RFP) creation, contract monitoring and Audit e-filing, Audit related activities, and continuous improvement initiatives. As the central process owner, the SCM Analyst exercises independent judgment and oversight in continuously evaluating existing procurement processes and methods using Six Sigma or continuous improvement methodologies and provide value-adding recommendations. The Supply Chain Management Analyst reports directly to the Manager of Procurement Services. All activities and programs overseen by the Supply Chain Management Analyst are conducted in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), GSWC Procurement Policy, GSWC Procurement Procedures and Processes, and Company Code of Conduct.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Collaborates closely with Business Units to understand all aspects of procurement needs and develop strategic continuous improvement initiatives or recommendations to improve the current process
Analyzes material and service procurement characteristics and provide recommendations on the best applicable procurement pathways to improve cost and delivery
Manages the complexity of the ERP database and effect necessary updates to location and branch plant master, item master, and vendor master as a result of changes in procurement methods.
Manages vendor onboarding process to ensure the effective qualification of vendors and increase the diversity of GSWC qualified vendors on the bidding list
Oversees the accuracy and prompt delivery of vendor’s insurance and license to reduce the company’s risk exposure
Analyzes procurement spend of business units and develop cost savings recommendations
Develops, analyzes, and manages CPSD internal performance metrics and reporting
Manages the monitoring of contract activity and expiration to ensure the continuance of vendors’ service to all business units.
Provides training to internal and external stakeholders on the new procurement process and ensures a smooth process implementation
All other tasks assigned by the Manager of Procurement Services
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Finance, Business Administration, Business Economics, Supply Chain / Procurement, or related field of study required
• Professional certification in ISM or APICS or Lean Six Sigma is a plus
3-5 years working experience on procurement, supply chain management, and contract management-related activities or similar function preferably in the utility industry
Excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, and multitasking skills
Proficient skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) and JD Edward software application or other ERP software, e-bidding software (e.g. PlanetBids, Ariba, BidSync). Programming skills are preferred: SQL, PowerApps, Access, or any programming software
Core Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:
Significant attention and orientation to detail, Customer Service, and Stakeholder Management.
Ability to quickly and accurately process information in a “right first time” mindset, within proper controls.
Focus on the importance of adhering to business processes, policies, and protocols in day-to-day activities.
Understanding of business process management, supply chain management, and project management
Seeks innovative business improvements; sets an environment of continuous improvement to ensure maximum results
Ability to meet strict deadlines
Ability to work and think independently, make decisions, and quickly solve a problem
Desire to work in a fast-paced and changing business environment
Ability to work well within a team
Excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, presentation skills, and multitasking skills
Proficient skills in MS Office and JD Edward software applications.
May include but not limited to standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting, typing, walking, reading, writing, color determination, speaking and listening for extended periods of time.
The responsibilities of this position will involve access to information that may be considered confidential, private and sensitive. Therefore, the individual filling this position will be required to both allow and pass a background check.
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.
Golden State Water Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colors, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
American Water Company
Website : http://www.aswater.com/