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Procure-to-Pay Manager in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

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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: 

The primiary and ultimate responsibility of this role is to be the overall lead for Procure-To-Pay (P2P) and contract compliance processes, the P2P Manager will establish and enforce corporate standards to ensure consistency and maximize efficiency of the P2P function. This includes responsibility for all P2P components of the Ariba solution. Key deliverables of this role include growing ATD’s spend under management through increasing our enabled and transacting spend across the Ariba supplier network, responsibilities in this role will include, designing and continually implementing optimal P2P channels for indirect categories and associated suppliers, identifing and/or implementing process changes to improve the overall efficiency/effectiveness of P2P, supervise Ariba Analyst and mange outsourced Application Management subscription, partner with Category Managers to ensure contracted suppliers are enabled and transacting in Ariba P2P, consult with A/P, IT and other business functions on any Ariba system or process related issues,and develop and implement P2P policies that support increasing our total spend under management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and continually implement optimal P2P channels for indirect categories and associated suppliers
  • Identify and/or implement process changes to improve the overall efficiency/effectiveness of P2P
  • Supervise analyst and mange outsourced Application Management subscription
  • Partner with Category Managers to ensure contracted suppliers are enabled and transacting in P2P
  • Consult with A/P, IT and other business functions on any system or process related issues
  • Develop and implement P2P policies that support increasing our total spend under management
  • Complete understanding of P2P functionality inclusive of catalogs and invoice against contract
  • Experienced in business process ownership
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical competency
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and grow relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, and suppliers at all levels  
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Key Partners (Positions):

  • Field users
  • Accounts Payable
  • IT
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Operations

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:                                

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree in a business discipline
  • Experience:  Two plus years of experience leading an Ariba procure-to-pay solution and associated business processes
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the company, in its discretion, may find appropriate and acceptable.

Key Competencies:

Organizational Awareness

  • Know the organization’s vision, mission and culture
  • Operate effectively within the different realms of the organization to promote benefit to the organization and the people that work there

Insight and Judgment

  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Readily admit errors
  • Assume full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behaviors, decisions and results
  • Use common sense and good judgment
  • Show self-awareness into his/her own motivations and those of others
  • Handle all business matters ethically and in full compliance with American Tire Distributors “Code of Conduct”

Problem Solving & Analytical Thinking

  • Identify and address root causes when solving problems.   Define problems clearly
  • Use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives
  • Resolve problems

Decision Making

  • Make sound, well informed and objective decisions
  • Anticipate the impact of decisions
  • Commitment of self and dedication of self in the face of uncertainty and adversity


  • Identify common goals and objectives to facilitate win-win
  • Pursue mutually beneficial and cooperative activities
  • Develop networks and build alliances
  • Engage in cross functional activities


  • Open to change and new information
  • Adapt behavior and method to changing conditions
  • Champion new ideas in the face of opposition

Creative Thinking

  • Use imagination to develop new solutions to problems
  • Design new methods where needed
  • Consider innovative approaches to solving challenges of the organization


  • Set well defined and realistic personal goals
  • Display initiative and commitment to meet goals
  • Work with minimal need for supervision

Customer Focus

  • Accurately assess the needs of clients, customers and partners
  • Possess knowledge and commitment to providing quality products and services

Change Management

  • Balance the requirement of change and continuity
  • Continually improve products and services while working within the basic organizational framework
  • Maintain focus, intensity and persistency in the face of competing interests and demands

Continuous Learning

  • Master new and technical business knowledge
  • Recognize own strengths and weaknesses
  • Seek feedback from others and pursue self-development

Stress Management

  • Deal calmly and effectively in the face of high demands
  • Balance job and personal pressures
  • Maintain a high level of productivity under pressure


  • Encourage cooperation, trust, pride and team identity
  • Work collaboratively with other functional teams to coordinate effective solutions
  • Share information and foster the exchange of ideas
  • Communicate effectively across teams, functions and departments

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • 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 150 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 weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required:  10+% of the time, travel throughout the US and will require overnight stays.

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

Shift Type: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Job ID: R08591