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Supplier Programs Analyst : 20-00830
Ref No.: 20-00830
Category: Technician - Laboratory, Manufacturing, Electronics, Electrical
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Primary Skills:  SAP, ERP systems, preferably Ariba and SAP
Duration:  12 Months +
Contract Type: W2 Only

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Manage day-to-day supplier on-boarding and maintenance activities.
  • Proactively collaborate with team and stakeholders to ensure operational performance of day-to-day tasks.
  • Ensure required documents and agreements are obtained and in compliance with company guidelines.
  • Provide program management for supplier enablement strategy through ongoing analysis of spend with the supplier.
  • Oversee implementation of supplier catalogs and ensure proper approvals, terms, validations and updates are complete prior to deployment in the Ariba Procure-to-Pay application.
  • Work to continuously improve the supplier enablement and catalog management related processes for all stakeholders.
  • Perform data transmission and provide strategic oversight to ensure supplier information is accurate among the applications and database.
  • Perform effective root cause analysis, issue resolution and testing for data transmission failures.
  • Develop, conduct and assign training resources to Ariba users.
  • Configure the Supplier Information Management applications to meet Supplier Program requirements and activities. i.e. Supplier questionnaire, approval flows, reports, etc.
  • Work with senior leadership and internal peer groups on continuous improvement projects targeted at enhancing the user and supplier experience.
  • Execute duties with minimal guidance and show strong initiative on process improvement and documentation practices.
Skill/Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Supplier management experience.
  • Intellectual curiosity and highly self-motivated.
  • Exhibits a sense of urgency.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Experience in applying project management tools.
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office products and ERP systems, preferably Ariba and SAP.
       To follow up with any questions, please contact Raza at 408-907-7717

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
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