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MRO Data Analyst

Memphis, TN

Job Title: MRO Data Analyst

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it.  Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.

FLSA: Exempt

Relocation Paid: Yes


Dealing with ambiguity, handling multiple priorities and conflict management are highly valued skills required for success.  Technical aptitude and business acumen play an important part in everyday activities.  Detailed data analysis to support the MRO buyers is a key function of this position.  This position is located in Memphis, TN.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of Requests-for-Information (RFI) and Requests-for-Proposal
  • Has a primary role in the analysis and documentation of the RFI and RFP Pricing Data
  • Summarize effectively large amounts of data and information
  • Present findings from sourcing events to Global Sourcing senior leadership
  • Support Deliberate Improvement projects and sustain established projects
  • Assist the department in identifying and analyzing savings opportunities
  • Assist buyers with price verification responsibilities
  • Off-contract spend analysis, documentation and recommendations to increase compliance to contracts.
  • Analyze price changes
  • Learn the corporate sourcing event process
  • Learn the purchasing process
  • Execute price extracts and broadcasts
  • May be assigned as lead buyer in a selected MRO category
  • Train new analysts and interns in the MRO department
  • May require some travel, less than 10% of the time

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel®, Powerpoint®, and Word® is a minimum requirement
  • General business knowledge through a college degree or equivalent work experience is required
  • Knowledge of goods and services being procured is preferred
  • Knowledge of basic product application and function within the facilities through experience and self-study is preferred
  • Experience in Procurement Operations is preferred
  • Work experience in a manufacturing facility is preferred
  • Experience with working in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Effective presentation skills are required


  • Priority Setting
  • Time Management
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Action oriented
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Perseverance
  • Business acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-Starter
  • Organizational Agility
  • Timely Decision Making

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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