Assistant Purchasing Analysts (Two Positions Available)

Start Date: ASAP
Contract Length: 3 months
Location: Bass Creek – Hybrid (3 days onsite per week, Tues-Thurs), may have heavier onsite requirement during training. *Local Candidates Only
Max Bill: $40/hour

Supply Chain/Purchasing Knowledge
Excellent communication & organizational skills
Ability to multitask & prioritize tasks
Microsoft Excel proficiency
Ability to learn new and work within multiple systems

Supply Chain/Purchasing Education or Experience

Actively manage Parts, Garments & Accessories (PG&A) expedite, defer and cancel messages for all purchase orders and assist Purchasing Analysts with back-order recovery. Ensure on-time delivery of products to Polaris distribution facilities. Coordinate with Demand Planning Analyst and Purchasing Analyst to ensure the proper quantities are purchased to achieve service level objectives.

Develop and foster relationships with select suppliers to drive consistent performance and improve back-order recovery
Review system recommended purchase quantities collaborating with demand planning analysts to improve accuracy
Ensure on-time delivery and support Purchasing Analysts by reviewing expedite, defer, and cancel messages as necessary to achieve fill-rate and inventory goals
Resolve backorder issues in accordance with goals
Work directly with suppliers to ensure system data integrity (cost, MOQ, lead-time, etc..)
Negotiate cost, lead time, minimum and economic order quantities to Polaris’ benefit
Coordinate and communicate with multiple departments to achieve business goals
Proactively identify and communicate urgent issues to supervisor
Other projects and duties as assigned

Bachelor’s Degree
Foundational knowledge in supply chain management (i.e. MRP, logistics, and inventory management)
Strong aptitude to solve problems and improve processes
Strong ability to negotiate, influence and resolve conflict with diplomacy and partnership
Exceptional organization, attention to detail and communication skills
Ability to work effectively with a minimum level of supervision
Ability to multitask
1+ year of supply chain or relevant experience preferred

Standard office environment with flexibility for working remotely upon manager’s discretion.
Core Hours: Standard day shift with some flexibility on start and end times (typically 7-4 or 8-5)

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1633 West End Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55416

(612) 200-2684

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