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Shaw Industries Inc Sourcing Analyst - Purchase Price Variance (PPV) in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

Sourcing Analyst - Purchase Price Variance (PPV)

Position Overview

Global Sourcing is strategic and fast at providing sourcing solutions that create a competitive advantage. We do this by focusing on speed to market and facilitating team-based decision-making.

The PPV Analyst reports to the Business Intelligence & Insights Manager. The position is 100% remote with preferred 3 hour proximity to the Dalton, GA area.

The PPV Analyst demonstrates strong business and financial analysis while working with cross-functional teams to ensure that PPV (Purchase Price Variance) is properly projected, understood, and reported at the appropriate monthly cycles. This position supports the business and sourcing strategy by providing key insight into the business drivers that impact PPV financial reporting. This position must have a strong understanding of standard costing, track actual cost changes, and be able to effectively communicate with business leaders about PPV impacts to the business.

Responsibilities

  • Ownership of hard surface PPV (purchase price variance) projection reporting cycle and analysis.

  • Communicate effectively and confidently with senior leadership on PPV/Business Financials and variance drivers.

  • Continuously improve the accuracy of our product cost by creating, updating, and maintaining product cost data and guidelines.

  • Partner with Sourcing, International Freight, Category Management, Logistics and Accounting to determine standard cost and any PPV opportunities.

  • Participate in projects and initiatives involving cross-functional teams targeted at improving Sourcing.

  • Develop and utilize business acumen to tie the business need to data requests.

  • Continue to learn new technical skills and tools to adapt to dynamic working environments.

  • Collaborates with IS/IT to ensure that systems are properly updated

Competencies:

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Deliver Compelling Communication

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

  • Initiate Action

  • Learn Continuously

Requirements

  • 4 year degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Logistics, Inventory, Engineering, or Technology OR GED/Diploma and a minimum of 2 years relevant experience. Financial Accounting experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with or ability to learn solutions utilizing analytics tools/languages such as SQL, Qlik, Tableau, Business Objects

  • Ability to create and run reports, link reports and data sets, and present report summaries and findings in a consumer-friendly manner.

  • Business acumen

Work Shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit www.shawinc.com.

If you need any additional assistance or accommodation or have questions, please contact us at shaw.recruiting@shawinc.com

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