Google Supply Chain Procurement Operations Analyst in Mountain View, California

The Finance Operations team manages Google's cash transactions on a global basis and ensures that Google's incoming and outgoing cash processes are controlled, effective and efficient. As a member of this team, you'll find innovative ways to manage our complex set of transactions. You thrive on making processes more efficient and scalable, you work to ensure the highest level of quality of our operations and you proactively minimize operational risk. Externally, you collaborate with our outsourcing partners and internally, you collaborate across the five areas of the Financial Operations team: Global Revenue Operations, Procure to Pay, Electronic Payment Services, Business Process Outsourcing, and Payroll.

The Supply Chain Procurement Operations Analyst is part of a team that manages Google’s global procurement operation, including all policies, processes, and systems. In this centralized role, you will partner closely with business areas such as Fiber, Consumer Hardware, Technical Infrastructure, and Network Infrastructure. You'll deliver the highest quality procurement operation to fulfill their supply chain needs.

You will work cross-functionally with planning, commodity management, and logistics teams to ensure operational excellence across all procurement activities, including master data management, purchase order creation, promise date management, and on-time delivery adherence. You will work with the support of our outsourced service provider, which you manage to optimal performance. Your role is critical to ensure materials readiness for Google’s infrastructure and consumer hardware products.

The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.

Responsibilities
  • Design and implement procurement processes and systems for scale and complexity.
  • Drive operational efficiency and monitor controls effectiveness at outsourced provider.
  • Engage with suppliers and cross-functional partners to drive issue resolution.
  • Develop business requirements and partner with engineering teams to implement system automation.
  • Identify opportunities to provide additional assistance to business stakeholders.
Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering, Operations, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2 years of relevant work experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in supply chain management in a high tech environment.
  • Experience implementing operational improvements through automation and process redesign.
  • Ability to be adaptable in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail.

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