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Financial Analyst - Procurement


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Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of twelve manufacturing and five service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.
A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan's winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.
POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting to Finance, the Business Analyst - Procurement will provide analytical support to the procurement function. Key responsibilities include tracking actual performance against budgeted targets. The analyst will be a key contributor to the strategic planning process, annual budgeting process and updated forecasting. Outstanding analytical and communication skills are critical to the success of this position.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Work closely with Procurement Department to track key purchasing initiatives including the international sourcing program, perform make versus buy analysis and establish a vendor scorecard to monitor vendor performance
2. Coordinate the purchasing projections for the strategic plan, annual budget and updated forecast and track actual performance against agreed plan
3. Analyze key cost drivers and other factors influencing cost of materials
4. Prepare and present monthly report summarizing key business initiatives including wins, losses and lessons learned.
5. Track market driven cost movements and impact on business.
6. Participate in price committee to determine pricing actions required to recover market driven cost movements and maintain margins.
7. Coordinate the strategic planning, budgeting and updated forecasts for the procurement functions
8. Track and report actual performance against agreed targets
9. Other duties as assigned.
EXPERTISE REQUIRED:
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advanced degree (MBA) in finance or related business experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to understand broader business issues and the cause-effect relationships within each functional area
  • Understanding of Lean principles and ability to streamline operations

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is required.
The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
Special Application Instructions:

  • Click the link below to complete our pre-employment assessment (approximately 30 minutes or less:
    https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-XHUZPJLPN
  • After completing the pre-employment assessment, come back to this job posting and click the Apply button to complete our online application where you can also submit a resume.

  • After completing your online application, your pre-employment assessment results and application/resume will be reviewed and you may be contacted for a personal interview.



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