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Company: Keolis North America
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:


  • Strong relationship capacities- Develops and maintains strong working relationships with key stakeholders and is seen a trusted advisor and "go-to-person" on those matters.
  • Analytical skills- ability to use visuals (scorecards, models, reporting) to support buying and procurement practices.
  • Reporting skills Conduct program and project reviews with key stakeholders regarding the budgets, schedules, risks, procurement/development status and drive disciplined expense management.
  • Meet deadlines
  • Digital - Automation capabilities with sourcing and procurement platforms.
  • Risk Management- account for risks and compliance within procurement.
  • Market Analysis- Advanced knowledge of sourcing and procurement processes and ability to analyze market conditions.
  • Strategic planning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills Knowledge and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in supply chain Management, Logistics, Engineering, Operations, or Finance.
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience within procurement and supply chain.
    • Experience with negotiations and contract management.
    • Experience with demand planning and analysis.
    • Experience with operations and IT procurement.
    • Must understand procurement performance metrics and KPI's.
    • Experience with vendor management.
    • Experience with using procurement methods and policies.
    • Experience using tools and data to manage vendors and support customer success/initiatives.
    • Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate compliance metrics and process improvements. Key Accountabilities:
      • Support procurement buying and sourcing activities by using procurement methods.
      • Support business demand planning by reviewing usage and determining appropriate order quantities. Monitor lead times, supplier performance.
      • Follow all applicable procurement rules and regulations.
      • Ensure compliance to procurement processes.
      • Partner with key internal stakeholders to ensure appropriate inventory levels.
      • Supplier management and relationship building
      • Conduct RFP, RFQ, RFI's to ensure competitive bidding is enforced.
      • Benchmarking
      • Using market research and data analysis to support buying decisions and negotiations.
      • Be transparent with stakeholders in delivery of products and order processes. Additional Statements: Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical examination. Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the well-being of our employees, customers and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world. - Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate. - EEO statement: -Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals -regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. - - ADA Reasonable Accommodation: - Keolis CS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. - As part of this commitment, Keolis CS will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. - Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible. #INDHP #CB

Keywords: Keolis North America, Somerville , Buyer, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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