Procurement Specialist, MRO - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
In-depth knowledge of Procurement systems and processes. Strong Organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple projects. Must be self-motivated and capable of working independently.
Utilize quantitative skills to analyze, validate, manipulate, and manage large amounts of data (e.g. category spend, project and decision support, trend analysis) across categories
Prepare RFQ/RFP materials, support negotiations and represent the company on external sourcing events, and execute contracts
Manage smaller MRO category strategies, as determined by the MRO leadership team
Work with cross-functional reps to develop detailed requirement documents, award scenarios, and contract documents (MSA, Statement of Work, Ordering Documents, etc.)
Develop and track supplier transition plans
Administer, audit, and recommend approval of ordering process to ensure adherence to terms and conditions of warranty, long term service agreements, and MRO policies
Communicate with external suppliers and internal functions (e.g. plant ops) to manage supplier performance and relationships
Maintain up-to-date invoice data to support cost metrics and continuous improvement in delivery, cost, quality, and customer satisfaction, with a primary focus on productivity
Query invoice database to identify high cost drivers and high usage parts
Execute category audits to monitor and report on performance to the savings/budget commitments
Document and update MRO performance metrics, charts, spreadsheets, and presentations for internal reporting
Participate in training of new employees, both within and outside of the department as requested
Experience in MRO Procurement preferred
SAP experience
Strong data mining and analysis experience
Good leadership, project management, and organizational skills with the ability to work-cross functionally
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Self-directed, resulted and goal oriented
Experience with MS Office tools, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel
Bachelor’s Degree
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.