Job Description

Join Pilot Flying J as a Purchasing Agent II

This position will require someone with:

* Bachelor’s degree required with major in finance, accounting, or related business field preferred
* Minimum three years’ related business experience required
* Telecom (Wireless, Local/Long Distance land lines, WAN, VOIP, etc) services billing experience required
* Intermediate to advanced Microsoft skills
* Good understanding or knowledge of contract basics preferred
* Knowledgeable about factors affecting market and pricing of products
* Ability to manage multiple problem resolutions and work-streams concurrently
* Manage competing priorities while ensuring excellent service and product quality versus cost
* Demonstrated analytical skills including the ability to perform financial modeling and coherently summarize results
* Proven and effective verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and balance the demands of changing priorities

The basic duties of this position include:

* Lead product and services administration and store support including sourcing, testing, and selecting new products, programs, and services; respond to store needs and solve store problems
* Compile and send out bid packages to potential vendors, analyze returned packages, negotiate contract terms and review, and analyze and edit contracts
* Recommend and collaborate in vendor evaluation, selection, and negotiation process; establish and maintain contractual and business relationships with the vendors, and adjust sourcing strategies based on supplier performance business unit input
* Conduct pricing analyses and total cost models as well as ad-hoc and standard reports
* Organize, review, and analyze company data to identify trends, create meaningful reporting, and develop action items
* Remain current with market trends through relationship with vendors; perform market research and identify new solutions to company’s key problems
* Identify, develop, and implement strategies to achieve process improvements and secure reductions according to implementation plans including post-bid invoice review to verify and track attained savings
* Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
* Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
* Complete other duties as assigned


Knoxville
TN
37909

Application Instructions

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