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Sourcing Analyst - Travel and Expense

Location: 

Pittsburg, PA, US

REQ ID:  34092

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Job Title: Sourcing Analyst - Travel and Expense

Location: Pittsburg, PA

 

Job Summary and Mission:
 

Responsible for assisting in managing all aspects of the T&E process, along with administration and enforcement of Kennametal’s policies and procedures. Develop and execute goals to manage the Kennametal T&E solution, overseeing card and account reconciliations, auditing and policy compliance as well as developing reporting benchmarks and performance metrics.  In addition, this role will be responsible for maintaining the corporate fleet vehicle program and executing against the strategy, as well as the management of the corporate printer/copier program. 
 

 Key Job Responsibilities

  • Drives to develop and understand internal stakeholder requirements and uses this information to assist in recommendation of purchasing decisions.
  • Performs scenario analyses or other studies as requested that quantify supply chain risks in proportion to changes in customer demand.
  • Identifies and communicates significant issues and opportunities related to business level supply chain management.
  • Gathers, summarizes and interprets operational information for internal reporting purposes.
  • Utilizes all available systems and participates in team building/collaborative exercises that facilitate continuous improvement and personal development.
  • Support strategic initiatives and projects as required by the business
  • Drives to develop and understand internal stakeholder requirements and uses this information to assist in recommendation of sourcing decisions.
  • Performs scenario analyses or other studies as requested that quantify supply chain risks in proportion to changes in customer demand.
  • Identifies and communicates significant issues and opportunities related to business level supply chain management.
  • Gathers, summarizes and interprets operational information for internal reporting purposes.
  • Supports commodity manager’s function in designing, planning, and managing projects to deliver value-added solutions within defined time and cost parameters
  • Work cross functionally with HR, Finance and Audit to improve the current Travel and Expense process
  • Administer the corporate travel program, serving as a liaison between the users and the travel management company
  • Act as corporate credit card administrator for both travel and expense cards and the corporate purchasing card
  • Management of the corporate fleet program, serving as a liaison between Kennametal and the supplier

 

 

Typical Education or Equivalent Work Experience:

 

Education: Associate Degree (RQ), Bachelor’s Degree (PF)


Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience with Concur (travel & expense software)
  • Supply Chain Experience
  • Demonstrated strength in problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using a reporting system such as Microsoft Power BI or Tableau
  • Strong critical thinking skills, executing concepts and ideas with decisive action
  • Understanding of general procurement processes
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively in a diverse, cross-functional team environment required


Proficiency:  MS Office, Excel, Word & PowerPoint (RQ), Concur (PF), SAP (PF), Ariba (PF)

 

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As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer.


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