Job Description

Do you want to be part of a team that aspires to improve the quality of life for others? Are you interested in efficient manufacturing processes that promote sustainability? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment in a job well done? At Carpenter Co., we challenge our employees to learn from and inspire one another – all levels of the company collaborate, communicate and constantly improve to achieve shared success. If that sounds like an environment in which you will thrive, Carpenter Co. could be a great fit for you!

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for Procurement Analyst at our Corporate office in Richmond, Virginia.  This position will work with external suppliers and internal customers to gather, compile and analyze supplier information to optimize inventory levels to meet production.

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence. As the successful candidate, you will be expected to analyze past data to forecast future raw material needs and ensure that national account savings is maximized for indirect spend.

Your additional responsibilities as Procurement Analyst will include:

  • Searches trim and chemical inventory records to determine if material on hand is sufficient quantity.
  • Gathers data to prepare purchase orders, and verifies nomenclature and specifications of purchase orders.
  • Type purchase orders and send copies to supplier and department originating request.
  • Review and compare price lists from chemical suppliers.
  • National Account Maintenance – review invoice statements, price list comparison, and analyze plant purchasing history on miscellaneous inventory items (i.e. Tools, etc.).  Current National Account – Staples & Amazon – includes reviewing statements, liaison between the divisions and our Staples Team Leader and reviewing spend levels by category via purchase orders.
  • Trim Reporting – Review open trim purchase orders for accuracy and inventory levels.  Maintain records of inbound deliveries for all foreign freight shipments.
  • Maintenance System – learn the maintenance system in SAP.  Analyze maintenance items and suppliers for potential national accounts.
  • Monthly reconciliation of company purchasing cards.
  • Review monthly Delta Energy invoices for accuracy.  Review weekly reporting form Delta Energy and maintain open communication with locations not submitting proper documentation.
  • Review Corporate Purchases orders monthly to determine what is outstanding and communicate with the proper departments internally.
  • Review and analyze the Corporate GRIR report monthly.

Skills / Requirements

  • Associates degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2-4 years of Purchasing and/or data analysis experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Ability to review and analyze data including vendor pricing

Important Notes

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.