Burlington Data Analyst (Procurement/Sourcing) in Burlington, New Jersey

Overview

If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Strategic Sourcing Analyst! Are you a data-driven professional with strong attention to detail? Would you be comfortable working in a fast-paced corporate environment where precision and accuracy are top priorities? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

The Sourcing Group within the Procurement Department is a cross-functional Supply Chain capability that collaborates with various internal departments and stakeholders to provide procurement and sourcing support to all indirect departments of Burlington Stores. The Procurement team collectively manages over $500 million in annual spend and approximately 300 projects annually.

The Strategic Sourcing Analyst , reporting to the Strategic Sourcing Manager, will initially be focused on supporting the creation, testing, and implementation of standardized reporting processes and analytical tools. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter, responsible for utilizing historical spend data to proactively analyze spend coverage and drive meaningful procurement insights.

Once the initial processes are built, the Analyst will be responsible for managing spend coverage analytics, developing business strategies and recommendations based on data outputs, distributing weekly reports, and providing analytical support to Procurement projects.

Responsibilities:

Spend Analytics

  • Execute development of a reporting tool to capture the progress of the Procurement Team as a means of measuring departmental effectiveness

  • Cleanse, normalize, categorize, and cross-reference large spend data files originating from multiple sources to use in reporting, auditing, and strategy development

  • Own and manage the historical spend database ensuring accuracy, completeness, and the availability of data

  • Manage the Spend Coverage Report to provide data-driven, strategic insights and recommendations

  • Collaborate with members of the Procurement Team to ensure that the corporate procurement goals and objectives are met

Supplier List Management

  • Actively own and manage the list of approved vendors by reviewing contracts, pricing agreements, and spend data

Project Reporting

  • Ensure the accuracy, frequency, and completion of weekly project tracking and reporting, in accordance with standard reporting procedure

  • Ensure that reported savings and projects have gone through the proper approval processes prior to completion

Analytical Support

  • Provide analytical support to the Procurement Team as needed which may include:

  • Ad-Hoc Spend Data Analysis – Utilizing spend data to identify historical trends and/or predict future trends

  • Market Analysis – Comparing spend trends with market indices, news, and intel to identify opportunities

  • Sourcing Analysis – Consolidating, reviewing, validating, and performing analytics for sourcing events

  • Contract Data Management – Reviewing, analyzing, and/or editing contract data and system attributes

  • General Analytical Support – Performing other ad-hoc analysis as needs arise and are required by the business

  • Provide data analysis to drive strategic Procurement and/or company decisions

Candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of experience. Advanced in MS Excel, MS Access required: SAS, or equivalent statistical data analysis or business intelligence platform experience a plus; SQL, VBA , and/or applicable script writing experience a plus.

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2018-83909
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 1830 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Supply Chain
Evergreen Yes