Senior Analyst, Procurement in Marysville, OH at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Sr Analyst, Procurement  who will join our Hawthorne procurement  team in Marysville, OH.

This role will be based in Marysville, OH and will support HGC which is based in Vancouver, WA.This includes supporting the creation and execution sourcing events and contracts, development and tracking of Material Price Variance (MPV) forecasting, development and rollout of supplier scorecards, support of various systems implementations, and general analysis projects.


What you’ll do in this role:

  • Key resource supporting the Purchasing Managers during creation Sourcing events (e.g. RFPs, RFIs, and reverse auctions) and contract (contract redlines and repository).  In addition to supporting RFxs and contract processes, this resource will setup supplier and user records.

  • Maintain reporting on direct materials spend, cost savings project analysis, development of annual budgets and material standards, and roll out new technology solutions to continuously improve reporting capabilities. Facilitate weekly meetings with International Procurement team to track performance to forecast and research/resolve issues.

  • Develop monthly MPV forecast that is submitted to corporate finance. Maintain and troubleshoot reporting to support this process, and drive continuous improvement.

  • Maintain monthly Cost Center Budget report. Compare monthly/ annual expenses to budget.

  • Maintain Monthly DPO report. Coordinate with Purchasing Managers to report progress to target and provide report to management

  • Develop comprehensive Hawthorne Commodity tracker. Coordinate with US Consumer section of business to provide a consolidated commodity risk evaluation.

  • Report Cost out activity progress each month. Target areas of opportunity and coordinate with Purchasing Managers for future projects.

  • Develop, roll out, and maintain a robust metric system for measuring suppliers on cost, on-time delivery, quality, service, etc.

  • Support development of systems roadmap for Procurement, evaluation and documentation of current systems, leading new system implementations, and other system support as needed.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • BS/BA degree in IT, Finance, Procurement, or other related field

  • Prefer 2+ years’ experience using/supporting SAP

  • Previous experience using SAP ERP and/or SAP BW is a plus

  • Strong analytic and reporting skills

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous holiday and vacation days

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.