Procurement Analyst

Chicago, IL, US, 60601

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.


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The Procurement Analyst is responsible for research, data collection and analysis to assist in the procurement of direct and indirect categories. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Creates tools and guidelines to improve access to procurement processes, analytics and insight across Global Procurement.
  • Manages 3rd party analytic, data and system providers, ensuring suppliers meet performance levels and continue to develop service utilizing best practices.
  • Collecting and analyzing raw data to identify trends, patterns, anomalies and other information relatively to the business objectives.
  • Perform detailed analysis (supply-demand analysis, price-value analysis, etc.) to evaluate alternative sourcing and sales strategies.
  • Establishes performance reporting methodologies and procedures. Responsible for the accuracy, quality, insight and timeliness of Global Procurement performance reporting across the different categories.
  • Cultivates best practice and procurement analytics services across global procurement teams, using technical knowledge applied to meet local needs.
  • Responsible for defining the tools and methodologies utilized by the Procurement team in gathering market and supply-base insights, and market and technology trends across the regions.


What You’ll Bring:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1-3 years of procurement process experience
  • At least 1 years of experience in working on procure-to-pay processes and technologies.
  • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community & with vendors.
  • Experience in diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems


What You’ll Receive:

At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 

  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 


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James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Procurement, Supply Chain, Buyer, Supply, Operations, Research