• Purchasing Manager - Correctional Services

    Location US-PA-Mechanicsburg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/10/2019 9:42 AM)
    Supply Chain
    Employment Type
  • Overview

    About Aramark
    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.



    This individual is responsible for working with the Business Performance Team within the Facilities Center of Excellence (COE), Commercial Procurement Team, various Aramark Project teams, SCM Category Managers, SCM Finance, and SCM Distribution teams.  Key responsibilities include performing in-depth data analysis, spend analytics, and communicating results and recommendations to various groups and cross-functional teams across the business.    

    Focus will be on:

    • Products and Supplies Strategies
    • Purchasing Standards
    • Optimization of Purchasing Volume
    • Setting Key Direct Expense Performance Measures
    • Benchmarking

    Core Job Duties/Responsibilities

    • Develop and apply standardized and rigorous approach to financial analysis related to procurement such as:
      • Financial modeling for bid analysis
      • Cost saving methodology
      • Gross / Net spend analytics
      • Plan / Forecasting analysis
    • Provide analytical support for sourcing activities by performing:
      • Spend analysis
      • Bid comparisons
      • Feasibility analysis
      • Cost/benefit analysis
      • Process analysis
    • Develop, track, and report competitive spend analysis, communicate findings to the , SCM procurement leaders, and finance leaders
    • Develop and implement tools to allow rigorous cost and market analysis to be used for prospective client bids, and leveraged by SCM sourcing professionals
    • Ensure consistent application of procurement processes across constituent groups
    • Assist sourcing and operational negotiations as needed
    • Develop, implement, monitor and report performance measures that demonstrate value and ensure supplier performance
    • Build/establish relationships with key business, financial, and operational personnel to ensure full understanding and support for purchasing initiatives


     This position requires a Bachelor's degree

    • 4 to six years of relevant experience
    • Strong analytical skills are required. 
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills combined with superior analytical ability are essential. 
    • Strong skills in Microsoft Office; strong Access skills a must, Oracle Discoverer, and SQL knowledge is desirable. 
    • Knowledge of an ad hoc reporting system necessary.  


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