Nutrien Analyst, Strategic Procurement in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Job Description

Analyst, Strategic Procurement - Calgary, AB, or Saskatoon, SK, Canada

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We alsooperate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career while earning a competitive salary and great benefits.

Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Governance, you will be part of a team responsible for the governance of master data and business policy, process and training documentation, tools and templates, compliance audits, system enhancements review and testing, data analytics and reporting with a focus on the continuous improvement and sustainability of Procurement performance.

The Strategic Procurement Analyst is responsible for supporting the execution of the governance framework, including master data and business processes and for supporting internal customers with required audit, analytical, testing and reporting activities. You may lead moderately complex assignments and act as a resource to internal customers. This is an intermediate position which is expected to provide services in a timely and consistent manner to internal customers in Maintenance and Supply Management.

The Strategic ProcurementAnalystis part of the Center of Excellence Procurement Governance team.

What you will do:

  • Provide support for all matters relating to spare part, saleable material and service master data within existing ERP (Oracle and SAP) systems and data management tools (sparesFinder) within standard service level agreements, while ensuring that governance standards are maintained. This includes updating/ creating documentation and hosting training and support calls with internal customers.

  • Collect perform enterprise master data analysis and reporting against identified business metrics.

  • Conduct analysis of compliance to master data and business policies and standards and provide feedback to the business and to Governance on findings.

  • Provide root cause analysis and documentation to support audits on certain business key controls and processes, including SOX and supplier contract compliance.

  • Recommend enhancements to systems and processes as a part of master data and business process continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Continuous optimization of Procurement transactions in ERP systems and related software, including interfacing with IT and providing technical support and testing for support packs and system enhancements.

  • Coordinate the development of business process and master data policies, procedures & standards in partnership with the respective business owners and in compliance with the Governance Management of Change procedure.

  • Collaborate with respective business owners in the development of a training matrix and related materials to ensure proper communication and knowledge transfer of system and process improvements to internal customers.

  • Ensure the governance framework and proper approval workflow is applied when new, or changes to, master data or business processes requests are received.

  • Provide mentorship to individual team members to support continued development and the workload management of junior team members.

  • Support key department projects as a representative of the Governance team, as required.

  • Provide Sharepoint design and administrative support to Governance sites.

  • Travel to Nutrien facilities, as required.

What you will bring:

  • You have exceptional attention to detail and are process driven

  • You are a self-starter with strong communication skills

  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value

  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

  • You are able to work with all levels of the organization

  • You are able to facilitate conversations with requestors to gather all the required information to ensure data quality

  • Working knowledge of SAP/and or Oracle, with a minimum 3 years’ experience, including material and service master data, purchase requisitions, purchase orders, inventory documents, goods movements and blanket purchase or outline agreements

  • Solid skills in data analysis and manipulation including dealing with large complex datasets

  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Knowledge of Procurement business practices with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in materials management, purchasing, warehousing or inventory control

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with individuals that are geographically dispersed across different departments and work groups

  • Must be self-motivated and organized along with having the ability to pay close attention to detail and accuracy and have a strong ability to work individually as well as in a team setting

  • Relevant degree, diploma or combination of education and business experience

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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System ID 2019-8442

Job Category Supply Chain, Distribution & Logistics

Business Unit Corporate