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UPS Procurement Process Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

UPS is seeking a dynamic Procurement Process Specialist to support Procurement Operations initiatives. He/She researches, recommends, develops and implements process improvements within the group. The Procurement Process Specialist collaborates with global, cross-functional UPS teams, leveraging technology and employing critical thinking to drive efficiencies. If you're looking for an exciting and challenging career opportunity, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Analyzes aspects of the S2P process and identifies improvement opportunities

  • Facilitates user business requirement development to create useful applications

  • Prepares project timelines and communicates to requester to set expectations

  • Assists in development of project plans (i.e., detailed plan, milestones, and work breakdown structures) and assigns tasks to resources to ensure project will be completed on time and according to specifications

  • Identifies affected functions and groups and works with them to negotiate process changes, ownership of processes, and to manage project impact

  • Assists in the design and implementation of communication plans to ensure those affected by projects are informed and updated

  • Follows up with assigned resources formally (e.g., status meetings, etc.) and informally to continuously manage the productivity of the team, project timelines, and deliverables

  • Troubleshoots current applications, isolates errors, and takes corrective action to resolve issues

  • Develops project lifecycles, including project scope, resources, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building, and deployment to see projects from beginning-to-end

Knowledge and Skills

  • Previous related work experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or internationally comparable degree) - Preferred

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills - Preferred

  • Experience with Oracle ERP system - Preferred

  • Experience with SaaS based electronic platforms (i.e., Ariba, Tradeshift) - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE

Category: Finance, Accounting, and Tax

Requisition Number: 183011

Location: Atlanta,Georgia

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