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Procurement Coordinator in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

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  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
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Career Description

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

The Procurement Coordinator serves as a multi-facet role within Advance’s indirect procurement organization which includes a combination of project management, process management, analytics and administrative responsibilities.  The Procurement Coordinator’s is responsible for analyzing, planning, and as a part of a team implementing business and operational solutions within the procurement organization with the goal of improving efficiencies and reducing costs, This role is a unique position, allowing the potential candidate for opportunities to be exposed to all areas of the indirect procurement organization and taking on special projects that help lead the procurement organization through its transformational efforts.


  • Implement and monitor the progress of projects and programs as directed by management, and see programs through to completion
  • Identify improvement areas internally as well as perform closely with all internal stakeholders to prepare solutions
  • Work with cross functional teams, locations and vendors to ensure process changes are successfully implemented
  • Be the first point of contact in providing support for all internal customer questions and requests which includes system navigation and support
  • Prepare presentations and reports on behalf of department and Chief Procurement Officer
  • Participate to formulate workflow processes, methods and policies for applying vendors
  • Prepare documentation, including SOP development modification for assigned projects,
  • Help to define, create and document process and procedures based on operating practices and optimizing operational improvements
  • Perform return on investment (ROI) analysis to determine viability and priority of procurement projects
  • Provide root cause analysis and drive action plans while effectively communicating and translating data and results into business insights and actions
  • Assist in training staff members and new hires
  • Scheduling and organize all departmental meetings, and meetings on behalf of the Chief Procurement Officer
  • Resolves administrative problems by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions
  • Manage all departmental administrative tasks

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 1-3 years of experience in this or similar role

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Relationship management skills
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exhibits strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Demonstrates superior presentation skills
  • Customer service
  • Superior organizational skills
  • A motivated, self-starter who can excel without constant supervision
  • Comfortable in learning new systems


  • Microsoft office experience