Associate Analyst - Commodity Purchasing in Springdale, AR at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position will work closely with our Local Grain Services (LGS) team in a support role aiding in purchase order entry and updates, purchase order reconciliation, providing customer service to farmers and feed mill personnel, performing pricing analytics for multiple locations, and inventory planning and forecasting.

In addition, this position will assist in the enrollment process for farmers and conduct maintenance and test activities on the LGS website as well as the tracking and monitoring of all LGS website activity.

Education: Broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Degree in Agriculture, Ag Economics, Finance, Business Administration, or Information Systems preferred.

Experience: 1+ years related experience preferred.

Computer Skills: Above average computer skills; ability to run queries and reports. Advanced knowledge of Excel.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written skills; ability to speak well in groups and publicly a plus.

Special Skills: Knowledge of merchandising practices and flexible contract pricing methods; ability to prioritize tasks; understand the needs of the farmers and relay those needs to the various groups responsible for the website.

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