McDonald's SPECIALIST-SOURCING ANALYST in Oak Brook, Illinois


Job Description:

The Sourcing Analyst position will reside within Global Supply Chain Services (GSCS), the Indirect Procurement group at McDonald’s. GSCS consults with leaders throughout the company and supports initiatives that are driving McDonald’s into the future. This position will be responsible for supporting sourcing related activities for its assigned projects and categories which entails partnering with Sourcing Managers/Supervisors as well as internal stakeholders to provide analytics support, calculating and reporting savings, executing supplier management and procurement best practices such as RFIs/RFPs, and other general sourcing support. The Sourcing Analyst reports to the Manager/Supervisor of Sourcing and will work closely with other team members, key support departments, critical stakeholders in the company owned restaurants, franchisee base, and corporate offices.

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United States

EOE Statement:

McDonald’s Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Science, Engineering, Mathematics, IT or Supply Chain, or related fields

• High degree of proficiency in Excel or similar analytical tools

• Able to obtain and filter data from databases (Oracle, Access, Excel, etc) utilizing SQL, Excel logic, Access logic/visual basic

• Capable of organizing data in a logical manner

• Skilled at drawing a conclusion from the data utilizing pivot tables, linear regression, statistical methods, or trend charting

• Proficient at communicating conclusions to leadership in clear and concise manner (graphs, charts, PowerPoint)

• Ability to problem solve and search for answers using internal and external network/sources

• Organized and able to effectively manage a number of responsibilities/projects at once

• Capable of working effectively in multi-disciplinary team

• Demonstrated ability to self-start, determining work steps based upon management direction

• Able to align own activities with group’s goals and strategies

• Possess natural curiosity, asking questions when necessary to understand a problem






• Strategic Sourcing Execution:

• Provides support for Sourcing Managers as they execute sourcing projects to identify products and services at the best total value for the McDonald’s system.

• Performing detailed data analysis in support of category sourcing events and initiatives

• Utilizing and supporting internal database applications and analytical tools, evaluating data quality, and producing outputs as requested

• Developing technical efficiency with spend analysis and visibility tools to create spend reports

• Conducting market and supplier research in support of sourcing strategies

• Developing, maintaining , and analyzing Request for Information and Request for Proposal documentation in support of sourcing initiatives

• Developing technical efficiency with Ariba sourcing software, including customized sourcing sites for each event and providing technical support to vendors

• Assisting with the development of Request for Information and Request for Proposal scoring models for sourcing initiatives

• Creating and maintaining project work plans for associated projects

• Preparing executive level presentations that drive decision-making in an easy to understand format

• Savings Tracking and Reporting:

• Calculating and presenting quarterly cost savings results to department leadership

• Assisting in the creation of yearly cost savings projections

• Developing category/supplier dashboards

Job Title:

Sourcing Analyst


Oak Brook