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BASF Procurement Analyst in Shakopee, Minnesota

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At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Procurement Analyst (1904012) – Shakopee, MN

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are currently seeking a Purchasing Analyst who will conduct analysis to drive improved profitability across all business lines and product lines and sales channels. This position will have a heavy focus on forecasting and purchasing but will also provide ad-hoc analysis as priorities shift. This position will drive execution and consistency of our raw material, packaging and third-party products. The Purchasing Analyst will develop new analytics and models to evaluate margin opportunities as well as develop purchasing metrics. This position is highly dependent on cross-functional collaboration with multiple areas of the organization including: Sales, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Purchasing, Marketing and Finance. The Purchasing Analyst will be quantitatively adept, analytical, and have a track record of converting raw data into actionable business insights.

Formula for Success

  • Leverages spend data to identify strategic sourcing opportunities and cost reductions.

  • Conducts Spend Analysis and Opportunity Assessment.

  • Assesses sourcing opportunities and develop category project plans and profiles.

  • Monitors and measures supplier performance for on time delivery, quality and cost as well as organization compliance to negotiated terms and conditions.

  • Participates in the research, development, and design of long-range strategic objectives for future operational improvements.

  • Demonstrating your strong skills in SAP, you will be responsible for review, purchase order management, inventory management and conversion support.

  • Utilizing your strong Excel and data manipulating skills, you will create & maintain financial and business-steering reporting for management, including analysis of Key Performance Indicators

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: PROC - Procurement

Organization: N-EBN/C-Controlling-63022995

Title: Procurement Analyst

Location: MN-Shakopee

Requisition ID: 1904012

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