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Procurement Analyst

Electric

Electric

IT, Operations
Denton, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023

Who We are

Electric is on a mission to simplify IT for small businesses everywhere. In the US alone, 99% of companies are small businesses, and we have a huge opportunity to impact how they run by providing a solution that makes managing IT easy (even if you’re not an IT expert)! We do that for almost 1,000 small businesses and over 55,000 users with IT Management Software that makes technical things like device management, application provisioning, cybersecurity policies, employee onboarding, and compliance reporting easy to manage and improve.

Our employees are our most valuable asset. We have a people-first culture that prioritizes inclusion, support, growth, and development. You're not just an employee here; you're an important part of our community and of our mission to simplify IT.

If you want to bring your skills to a highly collaborative team and are passionate about pairing the creative with the analytical, have a flair for testing and experimentation, embody grit, determination, and curiosity, and want to be part of bringing Electric to small businesses across the U.S., read on.

Overview

Electric is seeking a Procurement Analyst to oversee the procurement processes for our Hardware Lab department. Reporting to the Director of Logistics, you will collaborate closely with our internal teams to design and execute streamlined processes that facilitate the efficient purchase and provisioning of hardware. The ideal candidate will bring their expertise in procurement and a knack for process optimization to ensure the seamless flow of IT hardware for our customers. This role will be on-site, in our Denton, TX office, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm CST.

What you’ll do

  • Audit and communicate all planning and purchasing in process to ensure successful fulfillment lifecycle on a daily basis.
  • Proactively reach out to clients to notify them of status updates, tracking information as it becomes available, any changes to ETA’s, as well as any actions the client may need to take to ensure procurement is delivered on time
  • Act as a liaison between hardware lab and service desk to provide timely updates on procurement status for our customers, as well as personally resolve any escalated tickets with assistance by the manager
  • Provide device recommendations to clients in accordance with their needs on a departmental basis
  • Identify opportunities and maintain partnerships with external vendors for preferential pricing
  • Work closely with finance to ensure all procurements are in accordance with the new procurement policy
  • Understanding the procurement and planning lifecycle, willingness to assist cross-functionally across the entire hardware lab team
  • Review and assist with Purchase Order and/or Invoice discrepancies to resolve pricing, quantity and unit of measure issues to ensure payment within terms for all vendors
  • Actively track returns and refunds with vendors
  • Provide support for the the Logistics, Provisioning, Inventory and Repairs Teams as needed

Who you are

  • Multi-faceted Supply Chain Specialist with a solid history of streamlining operations and trimming costs
  • 1-3 years experience in customer demand planning
  • Basic data analysis capabilities
  • A motivated self-starter, with proven abilities to take ownership of difficult projects and see them through to successful completion
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills.
  • Ability to work in a high change environment

Physical Requirements

This is a physical role that requires the ability to lift boxes, equipment, or inventory items, weighing up to 25 pounds. You must be comfortable with a mix of both computer and physical work and have the ability to stand or walk for extended periods, especially when physically handling IT equipment.

Excited about the opportunity, but worried you don’t meet all the requirements? We recognize that people are less likely to apply to jobs where they don’t meet every single qualification. Imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. We encourage you to apply anyway, and give us both the chance to find out if you’re the right candidate for this or other roles!

Read about working at Electric here and meet our leadership team!

We offer a range of benefits that include:

  • Flexible and generous PTO
  • Mental Wellness Days
  • Volunteer Days
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and Orthadontia Coverage
  • 401k
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Option Program)
  • Kindbody Membership for Family Planning
  • Pre-taxed Commuter Benefits
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Paid medical, family, and military leave
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Life Insurance funded by Electric
  • Training and career growth
  • Awesome team building events!

Where?

We are headquartered in NYC, with an office in Denton, TX and remote locations across 27 states. Our largest markets outside of the Tri-State area and Dallas-Fort Worth area are San Diego, Denver, Raleigh. We embrace a hybrid culture and offer opportunities throughout the year for folks to get together in regional markets or at HQ. With a widely distributed team, we are used to working remotely across different time zones.

See below to see if you are eligible to work within the 27 states we hire in: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin.

Standard Working Hours: CST, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. Electric does not discriminate against candidates or employees because of their sex, race, gender identity, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, veteran status or any other protected status under the law.

Accommodations

Electric is committed to providing access, equal opportunities, and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation as part of the recruitment process, please contact: TA@electric.ai.

Commitment to Pay Transparency

Electric, in good faith, believes that the posted salary range is accurate for this role nationally at the time of posting. Electric may pay more or less than the posted range based on factors such as relevant experience and skills, qualifications and location, among others. This range may be modified in the future. Details and eligibility will be discussed during the application process.

As an organization, we believe in pay transparency and have chosen to abide by NY state, CO and CA pay transparency laws across all roles, regardless of location of hire, and post salaries for all positions eligible for full time hire on our website.

Electric, in good faith, believes that the posted salary range is accurate for this role Nationally at the time of posting. Electric may pay more or less than the posted range based on factors such as relevant experience and skills, qualifications and location, among others. This range may be modified in the future. Details and eligibility will be discussed during the application process.

As an organization, we believe in pay transparency and have chosen to abide by NY state, CO and CA pay transparency laws across all roles, regardless of location of hire, and post salaries for all positions eligible for full time hire on our website.
The salary range for this position at Electric:
$20$21.50 USD