Director of Procurement
Posted on 3/2/2023
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 8+ years of sourcing and procurement experience regarding indirect goods and services
  • BA/BS degree in business, supply chain, finance, or a related field
  • Experience with leading large systems required
  • Experience with leading and participating in cross-functional teams
  • High degree of understanding and usage of e-procurement tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work across various leadership levels
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple indirect spend categories
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • A sense of urgency, hands-on approach, and a bias for action
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Unquestioned personal integrity and work ethic
  • Develop appropriate policies, procedures and structure for world-class purchasing
  • Lead the development of sourcing strategies to drive significant cost savings and value-add in all indirect spend categories
  • Lead multi-stakeholder sourcing projects and negotiations; handle end-to-end RFP processes
  • Drive spend aggregation, vendor consolidation, and strategic sourcing disciplines
  • Evaluate supplier core competencies and competitive positioning to ensure the best pricing, service, and delivery
  • Centralize procurement and related activities, such as vendor contracts and spending, becoming point of contact to external vendors
  • Provide input to the annual budgeting process to ensure that purchasing benefits are memorialized in reduced spending targets where appropriate
Arrive Logistics

1,001-5,000 employees

Carrier and customer-centric logistics company
Company Overview
Arrive Logistics is defining a new standard for experience in freight, pushing the limits of what's possible for themselves and their partners every day.
  • Uncapped earning potential
  • Matching 401(k)
  • World class training program
  • Nationally recognized company culture
  • Incredible sales contests