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Procurement Specialist

Company name
Dollar General Corporation

Goodlettsville, TN

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Company Overview
At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of Serving Others. Let's Grow Together!
General Summary:
The Procurement Specialist partners with the Procurement Managers and category stakeholders on e-enabled strategic procurement process and execution. Stakeholders may include (but not limited to) senior leadership, spend owners, category managers, buyers, suppliers, etc. The Procurement Specialist is also responsible for coordinating with suppliers on the procurement processes.
The Procurement Specialist supports the Procurement Team, as needed, in executing the negotiated agreements by providing project support, such as (but not limited to) supplier research, purchase order issuance, invoice audit for recovery, inventory management and compliance enforcement.
Job Details
Procurement Administration

Process and execute Non-Disclosure Agreements
Process and validate Supplier samples
Conducts merchandise domestic quote sheets audits
Maintain the Procurement Supplier Database
Maintain the Procurement Contract Database
Performs quarterly invoice auditing
Add and verify Suppliers in RFPs
Coordinates all aspects of supply ordering for general use supplies, print and other expense items
Compiles and maintains information and records to prepare purchase orders, and reviews or processes invoices
Issue purchase orders
Monitors inventory levels and field ordering habits
Tracks and researches orders, ensuring timely fulfillment

Sourcing Project Execution

With direction from the Procurement Managers, supports the processes and infrastructure necessary to achieve best-in-class procurement practices including:

RFP and Auction Programming
Supplier Search, Outreach, Training, and Documentation
Internal User Training and Documentation

Review supply market and category criteria for the appropriateness of auction, and ensure consistency with key requirements for auction success
Develop category-specific supplier communication plan to support the execution of the procurement strategy, and conduct supplier orientation and training on the procurement process
Design and build the optimal bid structure within an auction to ensure consistency with key success requirements and execute request for proposals, auctions and practice auctions
Validate final bids and generate and distribute Request for Proposals and auction reports
Post analysis of negotiated data to develop recommendation and next steps
Support the implementation recommendation for categories, where appropriate


Strong communication, interpersonal and consultant-type skills in managing various internal stakeholders, cultural dynamics and effectively interfacing with multiple levels within the organization
Proficient understanding of Internet technology
Must have ability to work in fast-paced environment and be highly adaptable to change
Ability to think \u201coutside the box\u201d and be an entrepreneurial self-starter
Ability to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously, with the ability to prioritize
Ability to be a team player and be customer service driven

Work Experience/Education:

Bachelor's degree in Business
A minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience may be substituted for the degree
Up to 2 years e-procurement experience
Demonstrated project management skills (specifically in managing multiple projects)
Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
Knowledge of Ariba and Coupa systems a plus

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Dollar General Corporation
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Company Profile
Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based Dollar General Corporation is the nation's largest small-box discount retailer. We make shopping for everyday needs simpler and hassle-free by offering a carefully edited assortment of the most popular brands at low everyday prices in small, convenient locations. Dollar General ranks among the largest retailers of top-quality brands made by America's most-trusted manufacturers, such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills and Nabisco.

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