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Supply Chain Analyst

  • Job reference: 924868
  • Location: Calgary Region, Alberta
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Analysts, Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Date posted: 12/04/2019

Supply Chain Analyst

Specific Accountabilities

Provides strategic and operational leadership by:

  • Participating in the development of department strategies and translating these into the development of business solutions
  • Providing advice and counsel to client teams that provide the basis for making critical business decisions


Buying Channel Enablement:

  • Supporting the development and maintenance of a electornic byuing channels such as catalogs, blankets, and electonic PO in SAP/Oracle
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of a standardized Pricing Catalogue, which is a tool used by SSC Buyers to place orders using pre-negotiated contract pricing, preventing contract value leakage from potential overpayments, enabling faster processing of purchases and reducing order processing costs through automation with ENG-Supplier systems
  • Ensuring compliance with the contracted material specifications requested by the business

Online Requisition Management

  • Assessing, supporting and optimizing the purchase requisition process, e.g., ensuring compliance with Canadian and American processes and standards, coaching SCC Buyers in the use of SAP and ORACLE tools

Transaction Data Management

  • Analyze P2P transaction data to establish and report on KPI's
  • Conducting research and analysis with line clients and SCC Buyers to determine their needs, and translate those needs into standards, e.g., create part numbers, and map those to inventory

P2P Process Improvement

  • Develop tools and templates such as job aids, Buying Guide, Quick Reference guides to improve transaction efficiency
  • Provide advisory services to the transactional buying team to improve on key KPI's
  • Perfom training on buying processes in SAP as well as Oracle

Provides mentorship by:

  • Acting as a mentor to professionals
  • Providing input into human resource activities as required, e.g., professional development, compensation decisions, succession planning, performance management, respectful workplace, etc.
  • Managing and leading health, safety and environmental excellence and compliance within own sphere of influence
  • Fostering an environment in which continuous improvement of systems, tools, processes and standards takes place, often in the role of a champion of change in mindsets and behaviours.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • University degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing, Commerce, or related field
  • SAP and ORACLE systems expereince will be highly desirable especially in developing and maintaining catalogs and blankets
  • 4 years of progressively responsible and related experience in the SCM field, including SAP and ORACLE
  • Aptitude and communications skills related to leading and acting independently as a member of the team
  • Proven interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative, take initiate, lead and manage change
  • Preferred:
  • Professional certification, e.g., Purchasing Management Association of Canada, Institute for Supply Management
  • Master's Degree.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.