Supply Chain Analyst

Supply Chain Analyst Des Moines, IA

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The Weitz Company

Job Title:

Supply Chain Analyst

Job Type:

Full-Time

Date Posted:

05/04/2022

Location:

Des Moines, IA

Salary:

$N/A

Company Description:

The Weitz Company

Our global construction group is comprised of Orascom Construction subsidiaries, The Weitz Company, Contrack Watts Inc., and Watts Constructors. Collectively, we specialize in Commercial, Federal, and Industrial construction projects with a best-in-class Supply Chain segment. We have forged our reputation by constantly seeking new construction innovations and technology that provide our clients and employees with predictable, reliable, and collaborative services. Our commitment to delivering a top quality product has resulted in long-standing customer relationships and recognition by industry rankings as one of the top contractors in the United States.

We view employees as our most valuable asset, and the key to our success. That’s why we provide team members a career (not just a job), supported by learning and development opportunities, and a positive, collaborative work environment. We offer the resources of a large company, while preserving our small company feel. Employees are encouraged to work hard, have fun and build strong relationships along the way! Community involvement, diversity and inclusion, and employee empowerment are central to our Company’s culture.

Job Description:

Our global construction group is comprised of Orascom Construction subsidiaries, The Weitz Company, Contrack Watts Inc., and Watts Constructors. Collectively, we specialize in Commercial, Federal, and Industrial construction projects with a best-in-class Supply Chain segment. We have forged our reputation by constantly seeking new construction innovations and technology that provide our clients and employees with predictable, reliable, and collaborative services. Our commitment to delivering a top quality product has resulted in long-standing customer relationships and recognition by industry rankings as one of the top contractors in the United States. 

We view employees as our most valuable asset, and the key to our success. That’s why we provide team members a career (not just a job), supported by learning and development opportunities, and a positive, collaborative work environment. We offer the resources of a large company, while preserving our small company feel. Employees are encouraged to work hard, have fun and build strong relationships along the way! Community involvement, diversity and inclusion, and employee empowerment are central to our Company’s culture.

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive Pay
  • Rewarding Bonus Program
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package with Tax-Advantaged HSA and FSA offerings
  • Employer-Paid Short and Long Term Disability Programs
  • Employer-Paid Life Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off Provisions
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan With Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fully Paid Parental Leave
  • Voluntary Products including: Pet Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance and Accident Insurance
  • Corporate Wellness Program with Wellness Time Off and Rewards

The Company is seek a Supply Chain Analyst to be located out of our Des Moines, IA office. The position will support various projects nationwide and will be responsible for the purchasing and logistics of Electrical / Mechanical items.

What You'll Do:

  • Create Project Procurement Plans to support supply chain activities for construction projects
  • Prepare RFI/ RFP packages, evaluate proposals and responses, perform commercial analysis and create recommendations to award
  • Document management and project administration
  • Complete tactical procurement activities (i.e. PO entry, shipment tracking, and invoice approval)
  • Implement strategic sourcing principles of consolidation; standardize and substitute to reduce project total costs, project schedule, and improve delivered value
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers
  • Analyze and track supplier performance and develop reports to ensure compliance to contracted KPIs
  • Present metrics, project status and research to internal teams
  • Coordinate with other supply chain professionals and business unit employees at all levels
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Business travel may be required

What We're Looking For:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed in this role.

  • Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Management, Business, Economics, Engineering or equivalent industry experience is required. A Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is desirable, or the willingness to obtain.
  • Experience: An internship involving procurement management experience with a world-class construction company, builders supply company or building products manufacturer is desirable. Experience in a fast paced business environment and familiarity with reading/understanding construction plans are both a plus for this role.
  • Skills: Negotiation, relationship building, organization, knowledge and/or exposure to quality assurance are necessary abilities for this position. A qualified candidate will demonstrate effective communication, judgment, initiative, time management, attention to detail, flexibility, problem solving, multi-tasking and the ability to maintain a pleasant and positive attitude, even in difficult situations.
  • Systems: Proficiency in basic computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.  Employee should have the ability to learn other specific software (JDE, Procore, Bluebeam, etc.).
  • Core Competencies: Business Acumen; Sales and Operations Planning; Sourcing; Supply Chain Planning; Project Management; Quality Management; Category Management; Legal; Logistics Management; and Negotiation.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position at this time. 

The Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of the Company without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of the Company. Please, no phone calls or emails. 

The Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment (minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected categories in accordance with state and federal laws). The Company is a drug and alcohol free workplace and background checks are required if applicable.

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