Purchasing Project Analyst


Manufacturing and Production

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Sheboygan, WI - (USA) 3114 South Business Drive WI Sheboygan , WI - 53081 Phone : 920-458-6141



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This individual provides guidance to management of purchasing project management performance measurements required to monitor short and long-term goals and keeps the purchasing project management leadership team informed of opportunities, problems, performance, etc. Activities include targeted projects and assignments, open and effective communication with all Global Faucets locations, maintaining key linkages with Finance, buyers, and materials, and development and maintenance of budgets. Gathers a variety of relevant data and develops information from the field and internally for use in assisting with the achievement of Purchasing Project Management objectives.


1. Publish a monthly department and supplier performance reports to management and purchasing project leaders along with statistics and charts.

2. Conduct SAP purchased material data analysis.

3. Assist the purchasing project management staff with project tracker maintenance and follow up.

4. Constantly search and seek out improvement for project management process that eliminates non-value-added activity and incorporates relevant best practices. Overall goal is to improve purchasing project management support to management and project leaders.

5. Complete monthly updates on purchasing project management dashboard metrics and consolidated reporting.

6. Update and maintain the purchasing project management Share Point page, including data and document maintenance, and site structure modifications.

7. Perform SAP superuser responsibilities.

8. Responsible for developing external comparisons of purchasing project management processes to various comparable industry benchmarks and best practices.

9. Compare supplied prices to internal manufactured costs using accounting approved cost comparison methodology.

10. Review opportunities on a quarterly basis to identify potential project plan and process improvements. Deliver a plan to address key issues.

11. Audit effectiveness and sustainability of process improvement initiatives. Validate savings identified vs. actual savings achieved. Make sure savings are sustainable.

12. Conduct studies related to special projects and assignments. Analyze the information and alternative approaches and recommends the best solution.


Minimum undergraduate degree in business, accounting, engineering, production management, industrial engineering, supply chain/ procurement management, or related business degree. Must be aggressive, analytic, a good communicator, be results oriented, and have good organizational and people skills. Excellent SAP experience is desirable. Must be highly computer literate with strong MS Excel skills. Purchasing experience is desirable. Knowledge of project management is preferred.

Relevant experience in supply chain, accounting, engineering, process management or other professional experience is desirable.