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Lewis Tree Service, Inc Purchasing Analyst in Rochester, New York


In your current purchasing role, you are spread thin, and things are getting stale. You want to be part of a growing company where you can learn and expand your procurement, reporting and analytical skills. In this new role at Lewis Tree, you’ll have the opportunity to tackle new projects and make an immediate impact on the Finance Team.

As Purchasing Analyst you’ll help find and acquire the right product at the right price – at the right time - to meet, and maybe even exceed, customer requirements. At Lewis Tree Service, we provide the stability of a long-standing, employee-owned company with the progressive nature of a growing, improvement-minded future.

Who You Are…

  • Dedicated: See things through to the finish line and beyond

  • Organized: able to effectively set priorities and manage high value-added activities

  • Analytical: uses knowledge and logical reasoning

  • Communicator: Effectively work with all levels within the organization and any outside vendors

  • Driven: Internal motivation to achieve the best outcome

What You’ll Do…

  • Analyze spend data and create reports to solicit bid proposals

  • Create reports by division and communicate findings

  • Monitor suppliers’ performance and present spend reports to departments

  • Develop short-term and long-term sourcing strategies, cost analysis/standards, and quality metrics to ensure we maintain a competitive advantage in our supply chain.

  • Develop and execute tactical and strategic sourcing and process improvement initiatives

  • Research and evaluate requisitions for goods and services and develop a clear understanding of the company needs in order to make sourcing recommendations

  • Develop and prepare cost benefit analysis for review by management

  • Serve as the liaison between our company and vendors

  • Negotiate cost savings by utilizing competitive benchmarking and analysis of cost variants

  • Resolve issues with vendors

  • Analyze and evaluate existing and potential suppliers

  • Document efficient and productive processes

Keys to Success…

  • Contract review and writing skills

  • Demonstrated ability to understand stakeholders’ priorities through complex business issues

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Ability to effectively influence and negotiate

  • Success in creating, implementing, and documenting goods and services through sourcing strategies

  • Strong decision making, project management and problem-solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Experience managing projects and leading project teams

What You’ll Need…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering, or other relevant area of study

  • Minimum of 5 years in an analyst role

  • Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel


  • MBA or Masters in Finance

  • CPSM

  • Supply Chain Management Certification

  • Oracle Experience or other ERP Software

  • Data visualization tool experience (such as Tableau, Power BI)

We offer…

  • Health insurance plans

  • Paid time off

  • Employee stock ownership plan

  • Retirement & savings plans options

  • Employee assistance program

Lewis Tree Service is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity for both applicants and employees. Lewis Tree Service prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment of employees and applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age (40+), religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic, all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, apprenticeship, promotion, demotion, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Lewis Tree Service’s practices and policies are administered in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.