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Supplier Information Analyst - Foodservice Distribution Industry

Supplier Information Analyst - Foodservice Distribution Industry

Job ID 
2017-5296
Job Location 
US-AZ-Scottsdale
Working Hours 
M-F 8-5

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Overview

Food Services of America, a privately held broadline foodservice distribution organization, has an immediate opening for a Supplier Information Specialist II at our corporate offices located in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Our team is searching for an ambitious, technically skilled professionalto join our dynamic, growing organization.  At Food Services of America we have a long tradition of providing the highest levels of customer service in the industry. We have a culture that is built on teamwork and trusting our Associates to act in the best interests of our customers and our company.

 

The Analyst role primarily provides support for a cross-functional team of associates at our corporate and branch locations, that is comprised of representatives from Category Management, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, and Sales, The focus of this position is to learn and understand our processes and systems in various platforms consolidating suppliers data to make available for end user consumption.

 

In this role, you will be heavily involved in data analysis, product/brand identification, vendor contact activities, item matching, and corporate-to-branch communication.  As a member of the Supplier Information team, you will learn about foodservice and food service products, distribution logistics and finance as well as gain experience in supplier negotiation and category management.

Responsibilities

  • Perform category research and data analysis to align data standards
  • Gather, prepare, and audit vendor sourced information
  • Develop department workflows and procedures
  • Communicate and train stakeholders on best practices

Ideal candidates will be:

  • Analytical
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment; collaborate with others
  • Excellent oral and written communicators

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent industry experience required
  • Familiarity with the GDSN (Global Data Synchronization Network) - Preferred but not required
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel, Access, Outlook, and SharePoint) 
  • Excel Tables, Pivot Tables, Formulas (index, offset, lookup, match, substitute, find, for example.)  
  • Ability to move around in Access Databases. SharePoint would be a nice to have.
  • 3-5 years business experience preferred
  • Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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