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Purchasing Agent/Analyst II

Company: Raley's Supermarkets
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewWho We Are The Raleys Companies is a private, family-owned, and purpose-driven retail company headquartered in West Sacramento, CA. Since our founding in 1935, our store operations have grown to include more than 235 locations across four states and four Tribal Nations under eight well-known banners: Raleys, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods, Raleys O-N-E Market, Bashas, Food City, AJs Fine Foods and Bashas Din Market. In addition, The Raleys Companies bridges the divide between the physical and digital retail experiences through the operation of Apium Logistics, Fieldera and FieldTRUE. Built on a higher purpose, the organization and our over 21,000 employees are committed to quality offerings, exceptional service and doing right by our team members, communities and planet. -Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation, paid weekly
  • Eligible for annual incentive bonus
  • Retirement Savings Plan - 401(k) including company contributions and matching funds
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualified courses
  • Scholarship opportunities for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for yourself and eligible dependents
  • Paid time off
  • Family leave and time off
  • Life insurance
  • Wellness Programs (Raleys Healthy Lifestyles)
  • Flexible Spending Account (pre-tax - commuter, childcare, and medical expenses)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Corporate store and discount programs (10% off groceries, free items)
  • Discounts to amusement parks, gym memberships, mobile phone plans, etc. -
  • Employee Assistance Program (free financial, legal, and mental health services)
  • Charitable contribution opportunity and volunteer time off and community events
  • Full on-site fitness center
  • On-site pop up grocery market
  • On-site all you can eat fruit barCompensationThe range displayed reflects the range the company reasonably expects to pay for the position. The actual compensation offered to the selected individual(s) will depend on their relevant education, training, or experience, among other bona fide factors.Expected Minimum Pay RateUSD $65,700.00/Yr.Expected Maximum Pay RateUSD $87,900.00/Yr.ResponsibilitiesWhat You Will DoAs a Purchasing Agent II you will manage the vendor onboarding integration in the Ariba procurement system and ensure the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of the procurement process. This role maintains relationships with vendors for indirect goods and works to prioritize and expedite purchase orders to suppliers based on our business requirements. This job classification requires thorough knowledge of procurement operations and systems, strong knowledge of financial practices and procedures, the ability to accurately analyze a variety of financial documents and statements, and the ability to resolve complex operational issues. -How You Will Make A Difference
    • You will serve as an Ariba and SAP super user, responsible for the vendor process integration and review of reconciliations of the Ariba procurement system, SAP, and purchase orders to ensure that purchases are properly recorded.
    • You will perform Ariba vendor technical onboarding testing, troubleshooting, and support configuration.
    • You will support all business areas with their supplier onboarding to ensure compliance with requirements.
    • You will collaborate with the Trading Partner Management team on vendor specific requirements.
    • You will prioritizes vendor onboarding through the analysis of supplier spend and business impact.
    • You will establish and maintain working relationships and continuous communication with internal and external customers, including vendors that supply indirect goods or services.
    • You will meet with sales representatives to obtain new product information and services, and negotiate purchase agreements with vendors and aim to obtain best costs.
    • You will develop, qualify and expand vendor base for indirect goods, and develop/update computerized catalog of frequently ordered equipment for stores and remodels.
    • You will recommend and implement process improvements to ensure that the purchase requisition/order creation and fulfillment process is completed accurately and efficiently.
    • You will develop financial analysis to assist various departments and create custom reports to identify system issues.
    • You will perform account reconciliations/analyses for complex accounts, special projects and ad hoc analyses.
    • You will extract data from various systems, research and analyze key performance indicators, identify origin of costs and cost of increased service or increased quality.
    • You will review period-end reports for discrepancies and proper category application.
    • You will conduct analysis of corporate spend to illustrate progress and achievements towards procurement team goals.
    • You will monitor, troubleshoot and resolve problems related to accounting/financial processes, invoicing, taxation, freight rates and regulations.QualificationsWho You Are
      • You like to work in a fast-paced environment
      • You take initiative -
      • You are detail-oriented and value accuracy
      • You demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
      • You have the ability to gain alignment across a diverse stakeholder group around priorities and plans in support of key business objectives
      • You have a strong background in purchasing - -How you align with our FAMILY valuesFearless: Youre -passionate about solving complex problems.Accountable: Your work shows you -care, -and you care as much as your passion for people.Memorable: -You make lasting impressions and connections.Inspiring: Youre not afraid to THINK BIG!Learning: You are consistently learning and staying up to date -with -current business and professional trends.YOU: -You make an immediate and lasting impact -in -everything you do. -Must Haves
        • Associates Degree in Accounting or Business, plus a minimum of five or more (5+) years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, experience, or training. Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business preferred.
        • Technical financial/accounting knowledge to conduct routine to complex analysis, prepare reports, monitor results, and interpret information.
        • Knowledge and understanding of the flow of vendor spend and procure to pay cycle.
        • Knowledge and understanding of SAP or other ERP System.
        • Knowledge of computer software programs including Microsoft Office Suite.
        • Ability to import large volumes of data from various sources and convert file formats to usable Excel format.
        • Proficient in Vlookup and Pivot tables.
        • Ability to develop and present analysis and conclusions in a clear and concise format using charts and tables.
        • Ability to reconcile and analyze various types of accounts.
        • Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
        • Strong attention to detail.
        • Demonstrated organizational, problem solving and analytical skills. -Physical Demands - Employees may occasionally experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time:
          • Work is performed in a business office environment.
          • Occasional travel to outside locations or meetings may be required. Travel to NV, AZ, NM possible.
          • Ability to work extended hours, as required, in support of the companys business need. - -Permanent residency in California or Nevada is a condition of employment for this position. This means a job offer may be denied or rescinded and, if employed, employment may be terminated if an applicant/team member ceases to reside in California or Nevada. -Internal Applicants: No disciplinary action during the past 6 months. Your current leader must recommend that you apply for this position and provide endorsement upon request from HR. You must upload a resume and answer all application questions

Keywords: Raley's Supermarkets, West Sacramento , Purchasing Agent/Analyst II, Sales , West Sacramento, California

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