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Procurement Analyst in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/19/2018

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Position Description:
Arconic is currently searching for a Procurement Analyst to support our Global Rolled Products (GRP) HQ business unit in Alcoa, TN. The Procurement Analyst is responsible for identifying purchase savings opportunities through engagement with suppliers, internal plant and business customers and other procurement staff as appropriate.
  • Conducts bidding and negotiations with suppliers
  • Identifies, collates and analyzes data in support of purchase cost savings projects, to generate information in support of bidding and other forms of market leveraging.
  • Closely communicates with and coordinates sourcing activities with internal procurement team
  • Analyzes and identifies opportunities for standardization of goods and services.
  • Conducts bidding and negotiations with suppliers.
  • Provides information to Commodity Teams and other strategic sourcing efforts.
  • Identifies best practice buy/supply/pay process opportunities and facilitate their introduction into local operations.
  • Facilitates best practice deployment in all spheres of Procurement activity including online bidding, conventional buying and optimized buy/supply/pay process deployment.
  • Develops, deploys and maintains BU Centralized Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintains self-assessment goals, tracking and conduct internal audits.
  • Assist with implementation of corporate leverage agreements


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, accounting or equivalent from an accredited institution
  •  Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year of previous work experience in purchasing 
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working on teams
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in an advisory and collaborative role with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to travel (up to 25%) to various GRP locations: Davenport IA, Lancaster, PA, Alcoa, TN.


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