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Procurement Analyst

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Dakota Dunes, SD, US, 57049

Company: VIZIO, Inc.

Job Description:

About the team:

VIZIO’s IT team is seeking a Procurement Analyst to join their growing team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to manage tactical and strategic procurement activities for VIZIO.  This role will involve sourcing product and evaluating vendors based on quality, price, and delivery. The Procurement Analyst will report to the Technology Sourcing & Vendor Management Lead and provide support to multiple organizations within VIZIO.


What you will do:

  • Evaluate RFQ’s, negotiate contracts, improve prices and business terms with suppliers. 
  • Negotiate pricing and review contracts for business terms.
  • Procure equipment, software, and services.
  • Receive PO’s and work with Accounts Payable on Invoices.
  • Identify and conduct Cost Benefit Analyses and implement cost savings to impact the budget.  Develop ideas and strategies for continuous process   improvement.
  • Research and select potential vendors, products and understand product roadmaps.
  • New Vendor Setup
  • Create requisitions and purchase orders for indirect materials, equipment, software, and services. 
  • Manage Open PO’s, delivery timelines and shipping methods to optimize cost.
  • Document procurement processes.
  • Manage priority of multiple tasks and projects.
  • Track and report on PO and invoice status.  
  • Resolve PO discrepancies and/or vendor issues.
  • Be a liaison for multiple stakeholders.
  • Manage software renewals.


About you:

  • A minimum education level of: Bachelor’s degree and/or combination with related experience.
  • Area of Study: Procurement, Supply Chain, Business
  • You have 5-8 years of related work experience.
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • You are a self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced, yet at times, ambiguous environment.
  • You are a hard-working team player, with a “no task is too small” attitude.
  • You are a creative problem solver who digs into root causes analytically, instead of relying on intuition.
  • Work collaboratively and negotiate and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects, suppliers and initiatives and advise of impact of change on Purchasing and Projects.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You possess a high attention to detail and Financial acumen.
  • You have proficiency with ERP systems and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with SAP, Salesforce and Xsuite is a plus.
  • Experience with Vendor Relationship Management.


About VIZIO:

We are Beautifully Simple.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.


VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

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