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Sourcing Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10068714 Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Nov. 09, 2023

Job Summary:

The Sourcing Analyst will be part of a Strategic Sourcing team whose team’s mission is to bring to Disney the best the marketplace has to offer. This mission is accomplished by a combination of segment, category, and geographic teams working collaboratively with stakeholders across every business segment around the world, utilizing a systematic approach to managing the acquisition of goods and services aimed at matching stakeholders’ needs with marketplace capabilities while achieving the lowest total cost of ownership.

Strategic Sourcing’s operational goals include enabling achievement of The Walt Disney Company’s strategic priorities through effective sourcing and procurement execution, supporting margin improvement by helping deliver bottom-line financial benefits, and delivering additional business value through initiatives focused on operational excellence.

The Sourcing Analyst will support the execution of Strategic Sourcing projects & strategies.

*PLEASE NOTE*: This person will be required to report to the Anaheim, CA offices 4x/week.


  • Support complex sourcing initiatives by assisting in feasibility assessments, providing analysis of current and projected spend, market analysis and trends, best practices identification, RFP preparation, market baskets, bid analysis and supplier performance monitoring.

  • Support Strategic Sourcing organization by developing, compiling, analyzing and reporting spend, performance measurements and metrics utilizing a variety of tools involving procurement activities.

  • Support and/or lead process re-design initiatives with comprehensive analysis of current and proposed changes including cost/benefits analysis, identifying risks and formulating business case.

  • Create and maintain Outline Agreements and its contents in SAP related to Pricing, Lead time and Source of Supply in coordination with Sourcing Specialists.

  • Assist in budget monitoring and value added calculations.


  • Minimum 2 years of relevant expeirence

  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of research methods and resources related to supporting sourcing and procurement organization

  • Demonstrated knowledge of computerized procurement systems and data extraction techniques: strong analytical skills and extensive experience with standard software packages, including Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Visio, SAP, Ariba, Coupa

  • Demonstrated experience with SAP Procure-to-Pay (PTP) transactions and processes, Procurement platforms (e.g. Ariba, Coupa)

  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills in order to successfully achieve work efforts
    * Proven ability to formulate, organize and present analysis with a high degree of business acumen
    * Demonstrated abilities in leading or co-leading project teams
    * Proven ability to manage concurrent work efforts

  • Ability to interact with and establish relationships and to collaborate in a team environment

  • Strong written and oral communication skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Industrial Engineering, relevant field or equivalent

  • MBA or equivalent preferred

  • Institute for Supply Management (ISM) APP and/or CPM Certifications preferred

The hiring range for this position in Anaheim, CA is $ 69,600.00 to $ 85,000.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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