Procurement System Administrator in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 9/30/2021

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Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

Reporting to the Procurement Operations Director, the Procurement Specialist will be responsible for the administration of the technology platform (Coupa). The Procurement Specialist will also provide procurement data reporting, monitoring of company-wide procurement performance, and other support services for the indirect sourcing and procurement leadership. This individual will also support supplier onboarding and ad-hoc functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Procurement Management

  • Understand mapping of Coupa data to legacy systems, bulk data uploads, maintenance of integration with legacy systems, configuration and updates in the Coupa system.
  • Act as an escalation point for stakeholders and platform representative in the context of larger organizational and technical discussions.
  • Provide customer guidance in the areas of application support and ad-hoc reporting.
  • Coordinate testing across the platform according to defined test strategy, release strategy, and best practices across test environments.
  • Document and resolve Level 1 and Level 2 issues for system users. Escalate critical items to the designated parties.
  • Understand the complete data flow from Oracle to Coupa to Oracle at a detailed level.
  • Help troubleshoot issues that users may have which could be data, process, Coupa configuration or integration related.
  • Root cause, document and work with IT/Coupa to resolve any integration related errors.
  • Review Coupa release notes and apply them to the ATD configuration and processes.
  • Validate and test Coupa release roll-out and change management activities.
  • Ensure that all eProcurement system configuration (e.g., users, approvals, and filters) are set up in accordance with ATD’s procurement policies
  • Conduct regularly scheduled maintenance of the eProcurement platform and requisite data elements
  • Serve as liaison between ATD and Procurement technology support service.
  • Train identified resources to serve as secondary administrators.  This would include tool configuration, data maintenance/management, help desk support, and transactional support

Direct Report Position Title(s)

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  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Technology, or other quantitative discipline)


  • Experience: Experience with Coupa and Oracle

Candidate Skills and Competencies


  • Organizational Finance Policies Compliance and Maintenance
    • Assist in the continuous development of the organization's policies.
    • Analyze the impact of changes to organizational finance policies.
    • Encourage others to comply with all organizational regulations, policies, and processes.
  • Internal Control
    • Demonstrate a general understanding of the control systems the organization has in place to internally control financial operations.
    • Recommend productive and practical updates and modifications to the organization's control policies and procedures.
  • Financial Planning
    • Demonstrate awareness of the organization's budgeting process, adhere to budgeting protocols, and work in a manner that is consistent with achieving the organization's financial goals.
    • Gather information pertinent to the budgeting process and analyze validity of inputs.
    • Aware of the organization's financial goals in the short and long term.
  • Data Analysis
    • Demonstrate an understanding of metrics.
    • Able to identify patterns and predict data outcomes, and use information to shape programs and affect all business units.
    • Incorporate data and insights from multiple sources to tell a meaningful story and share actionable recommendations.

Additional Details (work environment, specializations, etc.)

  • Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to office conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
  • Travel Required: Approximately 10% of the time, including travel throughout Canada and to the US.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R16476