Director, MRO Procurement in Nashville, TN at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 6/29/2019

Job Snapshot

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    5846 Crossings Boulevard
    Nashville, TN
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Job Description

  • Manage LKQ's North America Indirect spend
  • Collects and analyzes data; performs other financial and quantitative analysis as appropriate
  • Manages Request for Proposal events, including identifying and pre-qualifying potential suppliers, analyzing responses, presenting results, negotiating and contracting, and managing the process with North America and global scope
  • Tracks and reports savings
  • Serve as a leader for multiple procurement projects with limited daily direction
  • Lead key vendor/supplier negotiations
  • Source and evaluate potential suppliers
  • Actively participate in assigned project teams and partner with engineers team for the development and execution of global MRO commodity strategies
  • Manage supply base and supplier relationships on a local, regional, and global level
  • Build out processes and systems to support better spend visibility & process compliance
  • Supports implementation of procurement processes and Buyers Network activities in North America, including coordination with category buyers and implementation and enforcement of preferred suppliers
  • Assists and/or leads special projects as required/assigned
  • Initiate and support the continual improvement of LKQ Corporations quality improvement system
  • Assume other duties as assigned

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (Business or Engineering preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Procurement with a preference towards indirect MROs
  • Demonstrated background and proven experience with RFQ processes, data analysis, supplier evaluation and commodity support
  • Must have strong Analytical and interpersonal skills; Advanced knowledge of Replenishment concepts and systems; advanced problem solving ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Excel and data/quantitative analysis skills
  • Experience managing the contracting process
  • Ability to work on a team as well as independently
  • Ability to prioritize work on multiple projects occurring simultaneously
  • Proficiency with Concur, Coupa, MS Office or similar software packages