Operations Specialist - Supply Chain - Remote
Collaborates with Travel Services, Logistics, Contracting, Master Data Management and Procure to Pay to develop, implement and support initiatives across the Supply Chain, which may include but is not limited to working with staff and suppliers to source and price commodity/service requests. Reviews requests to ensure sourcing strategy in accordance with SCM guidelines, policies and strategies. Maintains relationships with vendors and customers regarding business issues, product and service requirements, etc. Provides guidance in purchasing and/or corporate card decisions, resolving service issues with vendors/users, analyzing data, and identifying expense management and/or corporate credit card initiatives. Participates in multiple work groups and assists with projects as directed by Leadership. Conducts research and analysis, benchmarking, and audits to ensure reasonableness and accuracy of information along with identifying and implementing best practices and improvements. Administers specific purchasing and/or payables programming while managing the day-to day-activity in an accurate and timely manner. Develops departmental policy and procedure documents, interprets and determines course of action when policies violations have occurred, serves as contact for staff and customer questions, develops training and creates reference guides.