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KIK Products Procurement Analyst in Rosemont, Illinois

We are KIK!

We create the products and brands that people trust to clean, sanitize, and protect their homes, pools and cars. We are one of North America’s largest independent consumer product manufacturers with 20 North American manufacturing facilities. We also operate globally in Europe, Asia, UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. We are known by our portfolio of over 40 brands including Spic and Span® and Comet® cleaning products, Clorox® Pool&Spa™ (under license), BioGuard®, and Natural Chemistry® pool chemicals, and Prestone® and Holts® automotive performance chemicals. We are also the #1 producer in North America for store-brand (“private label”) bleach and a leading private label provider of laundry detergent and additives, dishwashing products, general purpose cleaning and other home care products.

Our global team of over 2,500 employees drive our capabilities in product development, product formulation, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, packaging design, brand marketing, project management, quality assurance, compliance, distribution and logistics.

Our organization is constantly evolving and is driven by a set of “One KIK” values – a dedication to following through on commitments in a customer-focused, profit-motivated way; while never compromising on safety, ethics or integrity.

This position is located in Rosemont, IL.

General Summary

The Procurement Analyst is an integral part of the Procurement Operations Team and will report to the Procurement Services Manager. Individual will assist in executing contracts, sourcing initiatives and preforming data analysis. Responsibilities include maintaining pricing catalogs, collaborating with category directors and managers supporting sourcing events, driving contract management compliance, developing supplier performance scorecards and leading procurement project initiatives.

Research & Analysis Data
  • Conduct research and analysis of large amounts of data, strategic planning, cost and statistical analysis

  • Presentation of data analysis to Procurement and Stakeholder leadership

  • Prepare and manage reports when needed

  • Miscellaneous troubleshooting of master data

    Procurement Operational Activities
  • Maintain supplier pricing catalog in all ERP Systems and provide monthly price variance reports.

  • Review and assist with Purchase Order and/or Invoice discrepancies to resolve pricing, quantity and unit of measure issues to ensure payment within terms for all vendors

  • Track and communicate savings achieved from cost reduction initiatives which include sourcing events, value engineering projects to determine effectiveness

Sourcing Analysis & Support

  • Support strategic sourcing projects following a 7-step sourcing methodology

  • Develop different award optimization scenarios to minimize total cost of ownership and conduct post-implementation variance analysis

  • Support opportunity assessments and benchmarking to develop sourcing opportunities

Contract Management & Compliance

  • Support Legal Team in the administration of contract data, addendums, and additional supplier documentation

  • Review contracts ensuring compliance around pricing, payment terms, volume commitments, rebates, etc

    Supplier Relationship Management
  • Support procurement managers development and administration of supplier assessments, scorecards, and other analytics to manage supplier performance

  • Support risk management assessment relating to supplier vulnerability, sourcing options, and material availability

    Project management
  • Manage various procurement projects that include the areas of purchasing, contracting, sourcing, commodity management and other projects in the company that may affect KIK’s performance

  • Develops implementation and transition plans to support supplier qualification/transition.

  • Bachelor's degree required in Supply Chain, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering.

  • 2 years’ experience within a Procurement or Supply Chain organization.

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel - able to do Pivot tables, vlookup and manage large level data analysis, formulas, filter, ect.

  • Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, SAP

  • Knowledge of techniques and processes involved in strategic sourcing

  • Mathematical and reasoning skills required for proper analysis of bids, inclusive of differential pricing analysis and total cost of ownership

  • Excellent organizational skills including planning, standards of excellence, personal accountability, and managing self

  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills

  • Experience manipulating data within large database systems

  • Ability to work on multiple project simultaneously, and to accommodate changing priorities and situations

  • Working well under pressure and with tight deadlines while maintaining strong accuracy

A Career with KIK Offers:

KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth.

 

Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.

KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. KIK does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status in uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, martial status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.

KIK is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, or to perform the essential functions of the job, please contact Human Resources immediately.

ID: 2021-7518

External Company Name: KIK Custom Products Inc.

External Company URL: www.kikcorp.com

Street: KIK Rosemont Headquarters

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