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Procurement Analyst in Greenwich, CT at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 12/2/2020

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Accurate daily entering and uploading of invoices, PM documentation, reconciliation of uploads
  • Tracking of all maintenance work orders
  • Coordination of all paperwork and backup documentation for all purchases and projects
  • Tracking and accurate coding of Capital Projects approved by Corporate
  • Follows environmental and safety regulations and acts in compliance
  • Completes and submits environmental related paper work in timely fashion
  • Complies with corporate guidelines on business ethics, practices and approved vendors
  • Works with Maintenance Managers to help with maintenance scheduling and timelines
  • Develops value added reports for Maintenance and Management reporting
  • Maintains professional and positive relationships with our vendors and their personnel
  • Generation of daily/weekly PM performance and spending results
  • Serve as backup for all Parts Specialist in their absence
  • Support the period-end closing process by ensuring accurate accruals and internal project costing
  • Ad-hoc projects as required

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Associates Degree in business related field, Bachelors Degree a plus
  • 4+ years experience in AP and/or buying related position
  • Manufacturing experience preferred

Qualities/Competencies

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment, be highly organized, can multi-task, and have capacity to work in ever changing/increasing volumes of tasks and daily workload
  • Be able to handle moderately complex responsibilities
  • Negotiation skills a plus—must be persistent and able to handle difficult situations professionally that may involve vendors, contractors, and fellow associates
  • Proactive, resourceful, motivated and driven by a high sense of urgency.
  • Possess strong analytical, systems, and business partnering skills with high degree of accuracy and ability to meet deadlines
  • Have ability to interact and influence functional areas including operation and senior leadership
  • Ability to work unsupervised for extensive time periods
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Problem solver, procedure developer
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and projects at once, logical prioritization
  • Excellent and demonstrable written and oral communication
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office, Demonstrable intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledgably with major ERP system
  • Knowledgeable with AP related accounting concepts (accruals, GL coding, Cost Centers, cut offs, capitalization, depreciation, etc.)
  • Understanding of Preventative Maintenance Programs

*The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.