QTS

Procurement Coordinator

US-GA-Duluth
Job ID
2018-2079
Category
Procurement

OVERVIEW

The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New trends. New opportunities. There’s true excitement surrounding the future. That’s where QTS comes in. We’re fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center. We innovate next-generation cloud and hybrid solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated I.T. platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we’re defining the curve.

 

As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center companies, we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve new problems, and create new solutions to improve lives.

 

We are powered by our people.

 

At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we’d like to invite you to join us.

 

The Procurement Coordinator is responsible for managing, organizing and coordinating all vendor and procurement related documentation for the Department. 

RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned

  • Support our goal of doubling our size by 2020 by maximizing the value we get from our suppliers
  • Maintain the contract database
  • Own the supplier onboarding process
  • Serve as the primary Procurement point of contact for Legal department inquiries
  • Field inquiries from Accounts Payable to support resolving supplier invoice related issues
  • Analyze purchasing and vendor data and provide reports as necessary from existing Software Applications (Zycus, Great Plains, and ServiceNow)
  • Field telephone calls and inquiries on Procurement related process and activities
  • Identify ways to fulfill the organization’s needs more effectively and efficiently while reducing risk and achieving high compliance standards
  • Collaborate with suppliers to improve their processes when needed
  • Improve the any processes as necessary to eliminate root causes of waste
  • Provide backup coverage to Procurement Buyers as needed

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Intersect – Able to bring together multiple people from multiple levels and functions across multiple companies/cultures to create value.
  • Invent – Able to assist in alignment of the strategic direction of QTS and supplier(s) alongside the Category Managers.
  • Invest – Able to assist category managers with managing supplier relationships
  • Act – Holds team members accountable for delivering on their assigned projects.
  • Adjust – Lead Procurement team meetings

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent professional experience
  • One or more years of related professional work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong Administrative Skills
  • Certification in Supply Chain Management
  • Experience/exposure in technology and real estate industries

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to organize, interpret, and draw appropriate conclusions from large volumes of data
  • Ability to present findings to a multi-leveled audience

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