Advanced Purchasing Analyst in England - Leicester, United Kingdom

at Caterpillar Inc

Logistics and Supply Chain
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

This role is responsible and accountable for the analysis and maintenance of purchasing and quality data including but not limited to; purchase orders, quotations, invoices, source catalogs, material rejection disposal reports, tooling records, supplier data and measurements. This role has responsibility for implementation of local or regional sourcing strategy, under the direction of their Manager and experienced Buyers.


People: Works effectively with colleagues, customers, and suppliers at all levels.

Leadership: No direct reports. Will demonstrate advanced project management skills required to collect, compile, assimilate, communicate, and maintain information as required. Incumbent will assess and recommend solutions related to QCLDM. Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards within this diverse global organization.

Strategy: Perform analytical and administrative tasks in support of Global Purchasing strategic initiatives. Use 6 SSS in support of Global Purchasing initiatives.

Customers: This role may support Buyers, Supplier Development Engineers, and/or Managers working with category teams and sites. Customer(s) will be fully informed of progress on assignments to ensure all requirements are met. Participate in and provide analysis related to CPPD/NPI projects to Product and Purchasing teams.

Travel: Limited travel may be required to support category or site management.



Focus on Quality
Building Trust
Working Together
Initiating Action

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's level degree from a college or university or equivalent experience
Effective communication skills - both oral and written
Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative work style
Ability to prioritize work in a dynamic environment

Desired Qualifications:
Intermediate to advanced skill in use of computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, purchasing systems, and e-mail systems
Familiar with basic procurement and quality principles, procedures, and techniques
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