We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members.
AAA…we're one of the largest Membership organizations in the country, but we’re so much more than our legendary roadside service. We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members. We're community minded, and celebrate the growth, development and successes of our diverse Team Members. Whether you’re just starting your journey or looking to grow your career, we’ll support you every step of the way.
Why Work for us:
Impact. Play a key role in innovating the future of auto repair while reinventing AAA and the value propositions we deliver to over 6 million Members.
Development. Our team is designed to grow business and business leaders. We intend for you to demonstrate your capabilities and leadership skills and earn rapid advancement.
Recognition. We offer a competitive total compensation package including salary, performance bonus, benefits, and 401(k) company match and discretionary contributions.
Lifestyle. We do honorable work, and we practice our values: humility, integrity, teamwork, and service.
Responsible for managing company-wide suppliers throughout the Procurement Life-cycle of Budget Confirmation, Supplier Sourcing & Selection, Contracting, Savings Management and Supplier Performance Management. Support Procurement Life-cycle processes for the company’s business lines and departments. Collaborate with the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement team to identify, build and implement process improvements to grow the team and the procurement function.
Knowledge – educate stakeholders and back office support staff (Legal, Compliance, Risk & IT) on procurement systems, processes and policies.
Strategy – assist with 12-month rolling procurement plan. Schedule and organize sourcing events, such as RFPs and Auctions.
Communication – engage and communicate with suppliers, stakeholders, team members, managers and back office support staff.
Supplier Life-Cycle Management – responsible for enforcing policies and procedures associated with the supplier life-cycle.
Sourcing and Selection – assist Sourcing Specialist & stakeholders with the management and sourcing of suppliers and assist with identifying new suppliers.
Contracting – work with stakeholders and back office support staff to review, negotiate and execute contracts with suppliers.
Contract Management – manage the entire contract life-cycle, to include renewals and terminations.
Supplier Performance Management – assist with maintaining relationships with key suppliers and provide support when conducting supplier business reviews.
Cost Savings – collaborate with stakeholders and Sourcing Specialists to identify and realize cost-savings opportunities.
Purchase Order Management - help manage the PO process, to ensure that stakeholders and suppliers are following company policies/procedures.
Experience working with suppliers
Familiarity with commercial and contract terms
Understands contract life-cycle and contract terminology
Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate with others
Proven ability to work with employees, at all levels of the organization
Ability to multi-task and handle high-stress environments
Good decision making and problem solving skills
Good analytical skills, with a strong aptitude for numbers and financial basics
Good negotiation skills
Strong presentation skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong attention to detail
Proven sensitivity to cultural diversity in the business environment
Education & Experience / Licenses & Certification
Four year undergraduate degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain or combination of education with relevant experience
1-2+ years of strategic sourcing, procurement, purchasing and supplier management or relevant experience
1-2+ years of experience directly related to RFP management, supplier selection, negotiation and contract life cycle
1+ years of financial analysis and modeling experience with increasing levels of responsibility, preferred
Experience using Workday ERP SaaS, preferred
Experience using Scout RFP SaaS, preferred
Experience using an eProcurement platform or SaaS, strongly preferred
Intermediate to Advanced user of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint