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Supply Chain Management Analyst

Company: Omaha Public Power District
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


The Supply Chain Management Analyst is a knowledge leader who drives the identification of key strategic sourcing opportunities and solutions by conducting data and economic analysis of current spend, usage, total cost of ownership, quality and inventory patterns. Also conducts analysis to provide key business insights, identify alternatives, through the development and maintenance of enterprise-wide spend and analytics database(s). This role collaborates with SCM management and personnel, and internal business partners, to drive fact and data-driven development of corporate wide supply chain management and sourcing solutions and implementation plans. The Supply Chain Management Analyst works with SCM management to conceptualize, design, and develop SCM key performance metrics, along with their measurement and reporting approaches. The Analyst also interprets SCM key business questions and opportunities, and devises an analytics plan to drive fact-based decision making on those questions and opportunities. Position Specific Resonsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Accountable to develop and provide corporate supply chain procurement analyses and maintain data that supports the fact and data-driven development of sourcing and negotiation strategies that result in company-wide supply chain cost reduction.
  • Conduct various economic analyses for strategic decision making and supplier selection, including cost-benefit analysis of alternate sourcing option, and supplier analysis to understand the competitive position and unique strengths/leverage points of suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain an enterprise-wide spend analytics database and queries to establish an understanding of spend by category, supplier and purpose. Maintain and refine the database for past spend, supplier, and clean sheet analyses.
  • Develop and maintain a plan of upcoming strategic sourcing activities. Work with SCM managers and Category Managers in creating a multi-year plan of strategic sourcing activities and lead review/report-out session every quarter to evaluate impact and revise course of action.
  • Support performance management for the development, execution and retention of SCM KPI's and associated reporting. Develop performance evaluation metrics for OPPD procurement activities with SCM managers and create quarterly/annual score cards for the CFO and other executives.
  • Design, develop, implement and maintain supply chain performance measurement reporting, including KPI reporting, reporting databases and supporting data capture.
  • Provide input to the Support Services departmental planning to enhance group/team/role/tech/policy effectiveness.
    • Maintain and improve procurement tools, such as RFI/RFP forms, bid evaluation templates, negotiation scripts, and contractor KPIs along with sourcing playbooks for each category to ensure effective and efficient procurement processes and company-wide procurement cost reductions.
    • Participate and or lead assigned improvement initiatives.


      • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Administration, Statistics or other related field or equivalent working experience in similar role/function.
      • Minimum of three years supply chain management, procurement or related experience.
      • Incumbent must periodically update his/her knowledge through formal training to assure current knowledge of relevant practices.
      • Very strong database development and management, data analytics and statistical skills.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products emphasis in Excel & Word.
      • Strong skills in MS Access, SQL, Cognos or other data or reporting tools.
      • Proven ability to develop lasting and effective professional relationships. Desired:
        • Master's degree or advanced certification (e.g., CPM, APICS, CPSM, CPSC).
        • Broad knowledge of electric utility industry, OPPD operations, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Uniform System of Accounts and applicable utility accounting practices, bond resolutions, budgeting and finance.
        • Incumbent is well versed in the use of an enterprise material management system.
        • Experience in electric utility operations, as it relates to materials and services needed to operate on a daily basis.
        • Deep understanding of strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management principles and application within a center-led Supply Chain with demonstrated success providing analyses to support company-wide procurement activities.
        • Negotiation skills
        • Proven ability to provide strong leadership and that will assist OPPD in achieving its strategic objectives.
        • Proficient in material and services sourcing and be able to analyze changing market conditions as it relates to commodities being procured.

          Closing Statement

          S4 - Exempt - Minimum: $83,870 - Mid Point: $104,837.

          Org Marketing Statement

          EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

          How To Apply

          Apply online at on or before March 24, 2023. Recruiter: Angie Case -

          PLEASE NOTE - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition. If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in DRAFT form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff.

Keywords: Omaha Public Power District, Omaha , Supply Chain Management Analyst, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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