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Petroleum Procurement Analyst

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt

 

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for petroleum supply analytics throughout the enterprise. Accountable for accurate reporting of petroleum contracts, contract bids, and other reports associated with petroleum supply. Provide leadership for identifying market trends that will affect contract pricing. Communicate and report pertinent performance results to division and department procurement teams. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and the safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Analyze supply bids during “Request for Proposal” process; responsible for producing excel spread sheets comparing bid offers to existing contracts over a three year period for specific terminal cities
  • Monitor contracted volume requirements and obligations
  • Identify, analyze and communicate gaps between sales and contract volume requirements
  • Document Fuel Supplier contract terms, addendums, and cancellations monthly
  • Serve as the administrator of contract files; ensure files are in compliance (i.e., signed, filed, etc.)
  • Gather, prepare, and present fuel pricing data for use in contract negotiations
  • Facilitate new store setups and contract assignments
  • Provide forecasting process support to Petroleum Procurement team
  • Analyze any cost savings opportunities via Day Deals, Arbitrage Opportunities and or rack purchases
  • Provide fuel spot market price change and significant news item updates to the fuel team as needed
  • Oversee a system of internal audit and inventory controls to ensure that methods, procedures, and programs are being used properly
  • Maintain control of expenses, accurate disbursement and accurate information
  • Develop retail division reports for pricing levels, monitor sales results, and compile market surveys
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • 2+ years’ experience working with data analytics and data integrity
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to develop and implement business process change
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Must be results oriented and a team player
  • Able to prioritize work according to the business priorities and strategies

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • Understanding of formula- based pricing models to include the Oil Price Information Service, Platt’s and the New York Mercantile exchange
  • Experience and understanding of petroleum industry and the logistics associated with product movement
  • Previous experience as an analyst
  • Previous experience with fuel suppliers, carriers, and or fuel distribution
  • Bachelor's degree

 

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
 Regions: Midwest; Mountain


 

Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

 

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  KS || Hutchinson || 2700 E. 4Th St. || 67501 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Category Management; Enterprise Sourcing; Fuel; Inventory & Replenishment; Pricing; Procurement; Retail Operations || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 


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