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Principal Procurement Analyst

Company: Ampere Computing
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionThe RoleAmpere is seeking a Principal Procurement Analyst for its Strategic Procurement team who will develop and implement procurement process and program. As a Procurement Analyst at Ampere, you will assist with contract administration by developing scope of work and assist negotiations. You will work closely with the procurement team, finance team, and cross-functional teams to support the overall sourcing strategy for the business. What You'll Do:--- Actively participate in developing policy, administrative procedures, instructions, and tools to assist procurement and contracting activities in accordance with company policy and procedures.--- Facilitate the efficient of procurement process and building awareness of procurement standards across the organizations.--- Support the end-to-end procurement process for various departments and ensure procurement process to meet corporate controls.--- Investigate and reconcile invoices from our vendors.--- Develop and deliver reporting and meaningful business insights on operational procurement metrics.--- Align with internal stakeholders and finance to understand budgetary targets by building and developing methods of measuring and defining savings, value and other category metrics.--- Lead procure-to-pay projects and provide coordination, partnership and execution to procurement.--- Partner with IT and business partners to improve and enhance procurement processes.--- Research markets through interviews and publications to identify sources of supply for goods and services.--- Interview suppliers and vendors to determine lead-time, market conditions, price trend, and product availability.--- Develop and implement ways to measure suppliers to drive continuous performance improvement.--- Analyze problems in the procurement process and work to resolve with appropriate solutions.What You'll Bring:--- 8+ years of experience in purchasing commodities and negotiating contracted services.--- 8+ years of experience in supply management.--- Working knowledge of contract management and terminology.--- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with sufficient level of analytical capability to effectively communicate with internal stakeholders and external suppliers.--- Strong negotiation skills and problem-solving abilities.--- Highly proactive with attention to detail. --- Ability to adapt quickly.--- Ability to multitask effectively in a dynamic environment.Education:Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.Perks in Santa Clara--- Office has panoramic views of Silicon Valley--- Garage parking--- Gym and caf-- on campus--- Healthy snacks, espresso and drinks --- Standing /Ergo friendly desk set-up --- Ping-pong/game room--- Unlimited Flextime and 10+ paid holidays Perks in Portland--- Walking distance of breweries, landscaped parks, art galleries, restaurants and shops --- Garage parking --- On-site bike parking and repair station --- Gym --- On-site caf--, bar, and market --- Roof top terrace with Willamette River views --- Healthy snacks, espresso and drinks --- Standing /Ergo friendly desk set-up --- Game room --- Unlimited Flextime and 10+ paid holidaysOur CompanyAmpere is designing the future of hyperscale cloud and edge computing with the world's first cloud native processor. Built for the cloud with a modern 64-bit Arm server-based architecture, Ampere gives customers the freedom to accelerate the delivery of all cloud computing applications. With industry-leading cloud performance, power efficiency and scalability, Ampere processors are tailored for the continued growth of cloud and edge computing.Our StoryLike the scientist behind its name, Ampere employees are innovators. We understand the needs of cloud computing and different software requirements. We are inventing what comes next and looking at everything from the structure of memory and how efficient the system is, to considerations on speed, cost of electricity and ability to cool. Power, size, weight and cost are driving the technology requirements and the innovation to come.Our world class team of engineers, with depth and expertise in the cloud and semiconductor industries, is not only focused on the development of new semiconductor designs but also building out the first software ecosystem for Arm-based server processors. Through the Ampere approach to the cloud and edge, we give our customers the freedom to challenge the status quo and accelerate next-generation data centers for the most memory-intensive applications. Given the challenge we have outlined, we are building a culture of entrepreneurs that ensure customers come first, proactively approaching industry challenges in the areas of security, power, and performance, delivering results that matter most.#LI-CB1
We are an inclusive and equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Ampere Computing, Santa Clara , Principal Procurement Analyst, Professions , Santa Clara, California

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