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Procurement Analyst in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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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 Director, Procurement Operations, the Procurement Analyst will identify and execute all tactical sourcing opportunities and support any strategic sourcing analytics as required by the sourcing managers. The Procurement Analyst will also support supplier onboarding and ad-hoc purchasing functions as well as manage user and supplier compliance to indirect contracts and day-to-day support issues. This position is primarily a project-driven and task-driven individual contributor.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Procurement Management

  • Assess all non-catalog, non-contract transactions above a pre-defined spend threshold to determine need for tactical or strategic sourcing events.
  • Partner with business units to facilitate supplier bidding processes. Obtain request for information and request for quotes.
  • Leverage cross-functional and cross-portfolio spend, teams and resources to maximize cost savings for ATD.
  • Convert moderate dollar and moderate risk purchase requests and orders covered under contract to a purchase order transaction.
  • Interact with suppliers to resolve transactional issues on a daily basis.
  • Manage supplier performance management process under supervision of management through use of reporting and analysis tools.
  • Develop and manage repository for active supplier contracts.
  • Perform administrative duties including documentation, metrics reporting, filing.
  • Interface with AP for vendor issues relating to vendors.
  • Make low dollar spot buys when necessary.
  • Act as primary liaison between ATD, suppliers and Coupa.
  • Enforce program/policy goals within organization.
  • Consistently assess transactional activity against suppliers to develop recommendations for enablement and advancement of relationships (e.g., deciding to shift method of transaction from PO emails to a hosted/punch-out catalog).
  • Reinforce supplier enablement program compliance with identified suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Manage supplier relationships, monitor and enforce supplier compliance and escalation process for non-compliance.
  • Develop and facilitate supplier education and training as necessary.
  • Promote initiatives internally with Procurement category managers, business relationship owners, catalog managers, Accounts Payable, and others; externally with suppliers.
  • Support the concur expense audit process for the region, and work with the Director, Procurement Ops to identify and track non-compliant users.
  • Produce ad-hoc procurement analysis reporting and process and policy compliancy reporting and work with the Director, Procurement Ops to identify / mitigate and track non-compliance.

Process Improvement Management

  • Coordinate with sourcing team to assist in sourcing initiatives.
  • Work on special projects as requested by management (procurement policy, spend visibility, contract management, and sales/use tax for indirect spend).

Direct Report Position Title(s)

  • None



  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Technology, or other quantitative discipline)
  • 2+ years of purchasing department experience with large spend organization
  • First-hand purchasing and sourcing experience


  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (i.e. - pivot tables, look-ups) and Visio experience
  • Certifications: CPSM, Green Belt, and/or Coupa certifications
  • Experience with Coupa and Oracle
  • Technical knowledge and expertise in certain commodity areas

Candidate Skills and Competencies


  • Organizational Finance Policies Compliance and Maintenance
    • Demonstrate awareness and knowledge of the organization's policies, such as the organization's travel policies.
    • Comply with organizational regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Keep up to date with most current organizational finance policies.
  • Internal Control
    • Recognize the need for internal controls, such as duties conflict segregation, user access, and data integrity controls, and abide by the relevant organizational policies.         
    • Act in a manner to prevent error and fraud issues.
  • 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.
    • Identify discrepancies between actual and budgeted spending.
    • Aware of the organization's financial goals in the short and long term.
  • Data Analysis
    • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of metrics.
    • Select relevant and insightful metrics.
    • Able to identify patterns and predict data outcomes, and use information to shape programs and affect all business units.
    • Employ evidence-based decision making, and support key decisions with data.
    • Evaluate existing technology and advocate for investments in new technology to meet data requirements.
    • Incorporate data and insights from multiple sources to tell a meaningful story and share actionable recommendations.


Additional Details (work environment, specializations, etc.)

  • 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

Shift Type: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Job ID: R07428