Procurement Analyst (Undergraduate Student) Nike

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Nike's relentless pursuit of product innovation and sustainable growth demands bold new ways of doing business ? including supplier engagement. Stretching far beyond conventional sourcing, Nike Procurement secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. The team maximizes the value and reach of the company's investments in external resources, including product materials, marketing services, digital tools, temporary labor, high-tech manufacturing equipment and other products and services to fuel business growth and sustainability.
We live into this mission via excellence in analytics, strategy development, stakeholder relationships, strategy execution, negotiating, contracting, and supplier management. Our work spans the entire company, giving our team a unique Nike, Inc. viewpoint. As an analyst with Procurement you will learn about and become part of our team, with the opportunity to support and drive strategic work. Procurement's mission is to maximize consumer and profit impact by leveraging Nike's suppliers and scale.
We are looking for an impact-driven Strategic Sourcing Analyst who will join the Global Procurement team. You will join our Global Procurement analyst program with exposure to all elements of our Procurement organization ? materials & packaging, Design-to-Value (DtV), manufacturing equipment, supply chain and our indirect categories. You will partner with directors and sourcing managers to drive impact in each of these areas.
As part of the analyst program, you will be trained in and deploy our Procurement Framework, including sourcing strategy, sourcing execution and supplier relationship management. For a specific material category, you'll jointly identify the opportunity and sourcing strategy to capture that opportunity. The sourcing strategy will be based on overall Nike and Global Procurement objectives, supply market dynamics and rigorous TCO analytics. You will work with the team to execute the TCO strategy using the 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process which includes: stage gates, spend analysis, requirements planning, risk management, market analysis, strategy development, competitive bidding (RFx), supplier negotiations, supplier selection, contracting, supplier management, cost savings methodology, performance reporting, and proficiency with sourcing tools.
As you progress through the analyst program, you will master all of the core capabilities required to move into a sourcing manager role. Additionally, you will gain exposure to key stakeholders throughout the broader operations organization.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
0-2 years work experience & Analytical background (Finance, Engineering, etc.)
Strong Excel, math, and cost modeling skills (finance, engineering) strongly preferred
Ability to comb through large amounts of data, analyze, draw conclusions, and present a coherent viewpoint
Evidence of entrepreneurial spirit, leadership positions, and ambition
Project management abilities
Ability to deal with ambiguity, creative problem solver & want to get their "hands dirty"
Able to think on their feet and articular problems well
Sports focus/interest & Passion for the brand
Preferred Qualifications (Nice to have):
Previous experience or coursework focused on procurement, operations, supply chain, or finance
Track-record of demonstrating en entrepreneurial spirit in fast-paced environment
General financial skills/knowledge
Business coursework and database/coding experience
Applications due by 12/30

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