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Sourcing Data Analyst

Sourcing Data Analyst

Position Type 
Full Time
Requisition ID 
2018-7249
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-TX-Fort Worth
Posted Date 
1/30/2018

More information about this job

Overview

The Sourcing Data Analyst will support the Pier 1 Global Sourcing team by providing data, tools, and insights that help to reduce FOB cost prices and improve profitability.  The Sourcing Data Analyst will collaborate with a wide variety of cross-functional partners, and will need to be able to effectively communicate objectives and deliverables to those partners.  The Sourcing Data Analyst will act as the primary liaison between the Global Souring team and the IT team to partner on the delivery of products that will support the Sourcing Project Plan and overall deliverables.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop databases and data architecture required to support Sourcing Project Plan and deliver added value to the company.  Ability to define and create data in an ambiguous and continuously evolving environment.  Work with IT and functional business unit to create data sets and insights that do not currently exist. 
  • Develop tools and reporting that will support the Global Sourcing team in delivering added value to the company.  Tools will need to be flexible and portable as they will be used on location throughout the world.  Develop tools to measure Agent and Vendor performance.
  • Provide the Sourcing team with actionable insights that will improve the value Pier 1 delivers to it's customers.  Implement process improvements that will improve profitability and efficiency for both internal teams and external partners.   Leverage customer data and insights to ensure Sourcing teams are meeting customer expectations.
  • Collaborate with a diverse cross-functional team including Merchandising, Supply Chain, Merchandise Planning, IT and Business Analytics, and Compliance.  Work with these partners to align on objectives and deliverables.
  • Provide support and direction as needed to Sourcing Analysts to ensure timely and accurate delivery of business insights and tools.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree required
  • Expert user of Microsoft Office Suite and SQL.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop tools and solutions that drive positive, measurable business outcomes.
  • Experience building data architecture from the ground up.
  • Background supporting sourcing or procurement a plus.