Purchasing Order Analyst

Sixt Rent A Car - Fort Lauderdale, FL3.5

30+ days ago
Who we are:
Sixt Rent a Car stands for exciting mobility and tailored solutions. We lead with innovation, high-quality customer service, premium products and a seamless rental experience. With nearly $3 billion in revenue and a presence in over 100 countries worldwide, it is no wonder we are a global leader in the car rental industry.

Sixt hires service and sales-oriented individuals, who are excited about cultural experiences interacting with customers and colleagues from many diverse backgrounds. Sixt is more than just cars. We have a passion for style, technology, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

What to expect:
As a Purchasing Order Analyst, you will support the Senior Director and the rest of the Fleet Acquisition team by managing and processing purchase orders, as well as tracking vehicles through the order lifecycle until final delivery.

What you'll do to be Sixt-cessful:
Place purchase orders for new vehicles with the manufacturers
Use Excel and database tools as well as manufacturer production/delivery reports to track entire life-cycle of purchase orders (order to delivery)
Ensure successful daily data uploads and reconciliation of in-fleets into all required systems/tools (Internal IT systems, Excel, OEM reports, Dealerslink, etc.)
Ensure ongoing PO data accuracy and reconciliation, and actively communicate with cross-functional team members
Prepare and present fleet delivery forecast reports
Work closely with the field and yield management on delivery forecasts looking for opportunities to mitigate risks with delivery timings working closely with our manufacturing partners
Identify and reconcile inaccuracies in the delivery forecast and develop strategies for mitigating issue areas in the future
Take ownership of problem areas, develop action plans, and resolve within a required timeframe to ensure cross-functional areas are not impacted
Quantify order placement and tracking metrics
Develop order accuracy/delivery vendor KPIs and present to Senior Management
Develop and run financial models (e.g., analysis of delivery timing, order accuracy)
Leverage current tools and systems, work cross-functionally to implement order management tools that improve accuracy and efficiency (target metric by 25%)
Provide some administrative support to Senior Director on ad hoc requests (e.g., invoice checking, creation and maintenance of templates)
Prepare routine reports shared with leadership
Work closely with Fleet Procurement Specialists and clearly communicate issues with planned fleet
Escalate significant delivery delays (e.g. >3 weeks)
Manage all communication with internal and external steak-holders regarding fleet purchasing orders
Lead multiple internal process and system improvement projects to completion
Provide help and resources to team members and share team vision
Contribute to developing business case for OEM order system implementation and actively work through implementation phase.

What you'll need:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, finance, statistics, engineering or other analytics related field
Excellent MS Office skills (especially Excel and Access)
Previous knowledge of Order Management a plus
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Natural ambition to learn and grow self and others
Demonstrates “can do” attitude
Demonstrates relationship building skills
Must anticipate and independently resolve issues
Must work collaboratively and successfully to implement order process improvements.
Must be able to work 40 hours per week
Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.