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Procurement Analyst

Company Name:
Preferred Sands
Company Overview:
Preferred Sands, headquartered in Radnor, PA, is one of North America's largest manufacturers and providers of frac sand for oil and natural gas companies in the hydraulic fracturing industry. Launched in 2007, Preferred Sands is the market's only commercial manufacturer with an available green technology in resin-coated sand. With its innovative product development and reclamation projects, the company is not only committed to the protection of the environment but also the health and safety of the communities it serves. With strategic plant locations in Arizona, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Canada, the company has core competencies in logistic transportation.
Preferred Sands has been named to Inc. 500's prestigious annual list of "Fastest Growing Private Companies in America" (2013) and Deloitte Technology Fast 500(TM) (2013), as well as one of Pennsylvania's "Best Places to Work." The company's innovative RCS product line has also been recognized by the Oil & Gas Awards as the "Environmental Initiative of the Year" for 2013. Additionally, CEO, Michael O'Neill, has been named Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year in Energy, Cleantech and Natural Resources (2012) and SmartCEO Magazine's CEO of the Year (2012).
Position Overview:
Preferred Sands is seeking a Procurement Analyst to control Procure-to-Pay activities, manage P-Card operations, and reduce costs across all of its sites. This position will be a shared resource within the organization and report to the Director of Procurement.
Job Responsibilities:
Provide support on all procurement projects to ensure that they are on time and within budgetary controls.
Develop and implement policies and practices throughout the company that ensure the correct balance of quality, delivery, and lowest total cost.
Ensure high levels of awareness of procurement activities are maintained throughout the business to achieve 100% PO compliance.
Develop and report metrics for all purchasing related activities.
Work closely with all on site purchasing personnel for purchasing transactions (vendor Administration/On-Boarding, PO Processing, Emergency POs, Approval Delegates, Credit Apps, etc)
Measure supplier performance, quality, delivery and price through the performance of supplier development program.
Seek methods to create leveraged buying power for price reductions and negotiate and implement supplier agreements.
Manage Purchasing Card (P-Card) transactions and administration for all plants
Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or related field.
Skills: Strong time/task management, highly motivated, strategic thinking.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills.


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