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Purchase Analyst

  • Operations & Finance
  • Full-time
  • Medellin , CO
  • Remote friendly

2021-07-15 14:42:19 UTC

Role: Purchase Analyst


At Kiwibot we are building the largest robotic last-mile delivery network to support operations in several environments from college campuses to cities across the US and Europe. We believe that the future will be powered by clean and effective technological solutions and that everyone should have the access to receive anything at a low or no cost. 

The ideal candidate for this position is an organized, structured, and disciplined critical thinker seeking a fast-paced environment, comfortable working on complex and diversified problems that are critical to the long-term success of Kiwibot.

He/She/They will work closely with the Head of Finance to ensure the correct management of the resources of the company. You will work in a fast and dynamic environment analyzing prices of different kinds of purchases, controlling the administration processes, and integrating your work with all the areas of Kiwibot. You’ll also have direct communication with our vendors and manage the life cycle of our contracts and relations.

Location: Medellin, Remote Friendly


Purchase Analyst a typical day might include the following: 

  • Receive and prioritize purchasing requests from the different areas.

  • Manage and develop relations with our providers and vendors.

  • Analyze and optimize proposals to get the best cost/benefit to the company.

  • Analyze and lead the logistic process of the purchases

  • Discuss the approvals of the payments

  • Ensure the execution of the budget.

  • Minimize purchasing costs

  • Develop optimization plans and alternatives

  • Present reports and proposals to the Head of Finance and to the Co-founders.

  • Guarantee the taxation processes both in the United States and Colombia.

This job might be the right one for you if:

  • Strong academic record with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration

  • Written and Spoken Proeficiency in English

  • 1-2 years of professional experience

  • Knowledge of USA lifestyle and culture

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent, team-based attitude

  • Relentless work ethic and high energy level

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

  • Exhibit exceptional attention to detail

  • Be calm under pressure with a demonstrated track record of successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Project Management Experience


You might have also had:

  • Spanish language skills (we are a Latin America start-up!)

  • Knowledge of electronics, electric engineering, or other similar technical fields

  • Experience starting or scaling a successful startup

  • Demonstrated interest in logistics, on-demand services, and marketplaces

Career Path:

Purchase Analyst

Purchase Lead


What we offer you: 

As your career progresses, we commit to develop and advance your career. We aim to put together personalized training for every employee through a blend of training that includes: 


  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and help shape and establish the company’s industry leadership in robotic last-mile delivery

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Targeted in-house training and on-the-job training and experience

  • Tailored coaching 

  • Being part of one of the top Tech Start-Ups in Latin America that is operating in the US market


Remote restrictions

  • Workday must overlap by at least 8 hours with Los Angeles, CA, USA