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Procurement Specialist (Remote)

Company: The Boyd Group
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Elmhurst, Illinois
We put our team members first. You'll receive a great salary and benefits, and experience the support and opportunity you deserve. You're empowered to make decisions. You control your future.

Job Description:

Job Duties:

  • Work closely with local buyers, RVPs, Market Managers and GMs to promote Corporate Programs.
  • Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents via approved channel(s).
  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends. i.e. Work Day compliance report.
  • Review supplier adding/changing requests from shops and determine the approval of the vendors.
  • Direct local buyers to purchase from preferred vendors.
  • Conducting research on existing vendors to determine which vendors offer the best discount/pricing for OE parts and share the information with the Ops team, Acquisition team and Intake center team.
  • Working closely with preferred vendors to ensure the shops receiving the services/products to support The Boyd Group businesses.
  • Continually monitoring spend trend to determine if shops are in compliance with purchasing from preferred vendors.
  • Follow the Workday vendor selection process to ensure that the best vendors are secured.
  • Whenever applicable, conducting interviews with new vendors and informing approved vendors of their responsibilities and obligations.
  • Evaluating current vendor management programs and identifying ways to improve them.

    Procurement Specialist Skills and Qualifications:

    Great communication skills and work with cross-functional team members (i.e. Operation, AP, IT, Marketing...etc.)

    Data Analysis, Vendor Relationships, Organization, Customer focused (internal), Documentation Skills, Advanced Google sheet and Google doc skills.

    The ability to multitask effectively.

    Strong negotiation, management, and decision-making skills.

    4 plus years of vendor management experience.

    ERP experience (Work Day preferred).

    Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, marketing, business administration, or a related field.

    Benefits That Drive Your Success

    Gerber offers the comprehensive benefits you expect from an industry leader, including:
    • Competitive Pay Plans
    • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
    • Short-Term Disability & Life Insurance
    • Paid Vacation & Holidays
    • Continuing Education
    • Career Growth Opportunities

Keywords: The Boyd Group, Elmhurst , Procurement Specialist (Remote), Other , Elmhurst, Illinois

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