Tyson Foods Procurement Anaylst in Chicago, Illinois


Req ID:


Position Number:

11341536 Anaylst Procurement

Job Description:


This position is responsible for supporting the Corporate Indirect Procurement Team to develop and achieve the highest level of operational, financial and strategic vision for all Tyson Business Units. This role will support a diverse portfolio of 4 major categories (Human Resources, Marketing, Information Systems & Technology, & Professional Services), 100+ sub categories and includes 3000+ domestic and international sources. As part of the overall responsibility,this position requires the individual to strategically position the company for best solutions relative to the products & services we procure. This includes collaborative problem solving, both creative and standard approaches to solving forcomplex issues and a w orking knowledge of the products & services that are used to deliver operational excellence and the best solutions for Tyson as a whole. These activities include knowing the various inputs, markets impacting them andpresenting key market challenges and impacts to the senior level business unit leaders responsible for the units P&L while ensuring proper enterprise- wide alignment to meet their business objectives as well as spend analysis reporting related to all assigned Procurement Projects and ensuring that historical spend reports are complete and accurate.


This position requires a high level of independent and critical thinking to recommend business decisions based on analysis. Position will ensure all spend reporting timelines from various stakeholders are met. Position will complete in depth analysis on reports' results run and interpret results for Procurement Management. This role will support the Procurement business unit in strategic decision making in alignment with department and company goals and serve as a key participant on inter and intra-departmental cross functional teams to develop reporting capability from raw ERP system data from multiple systems and sources and creation, coordination and the tracking and compiling of key purchasing metrics is required. Position must exhibit a high level of awareness/knowledge of compliance with key departmental processand procedure related to the overall sourcing and procure to pay cycle. Role will include spend research for accurate identification of categories of spend being addressed as well as detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis around supplier's bid responses.


Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Experience: 1+ years' experience in Procurement or a related field. Computer Skills: Requires advanced to expert level of Excel (Pivot Tables, Advanced formula and query development) and PowerPoint knowledge. Also required is the knowledge of relational database management systems to include maintenance of tables and relationships as well as building/creating queries using structured query language (SQL).

Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to handle all situations in a professional manner. Public speaking required.

Special Skills: Requires use of advance mathematical formulas and calculations to analyze complex financial and/or statistical information; proven, advanced organizational and project management skills; experience in statistical and quantitative analysis. Analyst must exhibit effective and proven strategic planning, project management, problem solving, leadership and team building skills. Team Skills: Proven, effective team building and leadership skills.

Facility Name (Location):

Chicago Corp Office

Pay Type:



Procurement Anaylst







Job Function:


Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.