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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 158,000 employees in 79 countries and annual sales of € 41.5 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all over the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Procurement Operations Lead
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Alpharetta

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation is currently seeking a Procurement Operations Lead to join our team in Alpharetta, GA

Leads business and end-users through the Source-to-Contract & Procure-to-Pay cycle and understands business organization processes, structure, issues, anticipates their needs and determines potential solutions.  Defines measures, analyzes, improves and controls current & future state processes and guides internal users through the solution design process to make decisions with full visibility into best practices.  Assists internal users in the development of processes and procedures which leverage Ariba solution functionality being deployed.

This position is responsible for working with tkE Procurement Managers, Line of Business managers and Field users to ensure respective suppliers are prepared to transact according to standards and guidelines. This involves reaching out to suppliers, communicating tkE’s requirements and value proposition, and on-boarding suppliers to tkE’s procurement system. Assist with defining the scope, responsibilities, methodology and approach required to enable the supplier base on the Ariba P2O platform as well as respective catalogs. This position is responsible for supplier training including developing supplier training programs.

Supplier Management

  • Engage suppliers to transact with the company via the Ariba Supplier Network.
  • Provide supplier training and conduct testing to ensure catalogs, Punchouts, POs, invoices and contracts are functioning as designed to support the procurement process.
  • Responsible for working with the line of business users to understand, document and evaluate existing supplier & catalog procurement processes in order to enable the processes on the Ariba network.
  • Supplier On-Boarding Management
  • Responsible for supplier analytics, communication and engagement with the supplier community, engagement with the business, and is responsible for on-boarding of suppliers to the Ariba Network.
  • Work directly with the supplier community to assist them with the execution of on-boarding requirements to the network.
  • Troubleshoot and test electronic document flow within the supplier network.
  • Use knowledge of business policies and procurement processes to evaluate supplier on-boarding options and recommend on-boarding processes.

 

Catalog Management

  • Work with internal operations to determine catalog needs and communicate new or adjusted catalogs to the user base.
  • Create and manage procedures for loading, testing, and approving catalog inputs and Punchouts from suppliers.
  • Manage contracts and contract pricing within the P2P solution jointly with Procurement Managers.

 

Internal Users

  • Effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, in large or small groups to present ideas, findings, gain buy in, resolve issues and drive change management.
  • Recognizes the service needs of users and delivers exceptional results.
  • Quickly understands new Ariba solution enhancements in order to present them confidently to the business areas & end users

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5 + years working within operational procurement processes, procedures and systems
  • Knowledge of Oracle ERP and Ariba Procure-to-Pay systems or equivalent system
  • Coordinated procurement/supply chain processes, procedures and systems implementation, initiatives, and enhancements
  • Demonstrated working ability to work with direct and cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to apply sound business principles and practices to project management and change management processes
  • Experience with project management, strategy, and process improvement
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation is currently seeking a Procurement Operations Lead to join our team in Alpharetta, GA

Leads business and end-users through the Source-to-Contract & Procure-to-Pay cycle and understands business organization processes, structure, issues, anticipates their needs and determines potential solutions.  Defines measures, analyzes, improves and controls current & future state processes and guides internal users through the solution design process to make decisions with full visibility into best practices.  Assists internal users in the development of processes and procedures which leverage Ariba solution functionality being deployed.

This position is responsible for working with tkE Procurement Managers, Line of Business managers and Field users to ensure respective suppliers are prepared to transact according to standards and guidelines. This involves reaching out to suppliers, communicating tkE’s requirements and value proposition, and on-boarding suppliers to tkE’s procurement system. Assist with defining the scope, responsibilities, methodology and approach required to enable the supplier base on the Ariba P2O platform as well as respective catalogs. This position is responsible for supplier training including developing supplier training programs.

Supplier Management

  • Engage suppliers to transact with the company via the Ariba Supplier Network.
  • Provide supplier training and conduct testing to ensure catalogs, Punchouts, POs, invoices and contracts are functioning as designed to support the procurement process.
  • Responsible for working with the line of business users to understand, document and evaluate existing supplier & catalog procurement processes in order to enable the processes on the Ariba network.
  • Supplier On-Boarding Management
  • Responsible for supplier analytics, communication and engagement with the supplier community, engagement with the business, and is responsible for on-boarding of suppliers to the Ariba Network.
  • Work directly with the supplier community to assist them with the execution of on-boarding requirements to the network.
  • Troubleshoot and test electronic document flow within the supplier network.
  • Use knowledge of business policies and procurement processes to evaluate supplier on-boarding options and recommend on-boarding processes.

 

Catalog Management

  • Work with internal operations to determine catalog needs and communicate new or adjusted catalogs to the user base.
  • Create and manage procedures for loading, testing, and approving catalog inputs and Punchouts from suppliers.
  • Manage contracts and contract pricing within the P2P solution jointly with Procurement Managers.

 

Internal Users

  • Effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, in large or small groups to present ideas, findings, gain buy in, resolve issues and drive change management.
  • Recognizes the service needs of users and delivers exceptional results.
  • Quickly understands new Ariba solution enhancements in order to present them confidently to the business areas & end users
Your profile
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5 + years working within operational procurement processes, procedures and systems
  • Knowledge of Oracle ERP and Ariba Procure-to-Pay systems or equivalent system
  • Coordinated procurement/supply chain processes, procedures and systems implementation, initiatives, and enhancements
  • Demonstrated working ability to work with direct and cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to apply sound business principles and practices to project management and change management processes
  • Experience with project management, strategy, and process improvement
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions