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Procurement Operations Contractor
Posted on 2/1/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience with 1 - 3 years of relevant professional experience (procurement, purchasing, supply chain management)
  • Experience managing multiple external relationships and stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail, grammar, brand tone, and voice
  • Interest and ability to self-serve, investigate, and get the data required to make quick and effective decisions
  • Organized execution-oriented operator with a mindset of continuous improvement
  • Top-notch organizational skills and comfort in analytical problem-solving
  • Ability to multitask, organize and work with rapidly changing priorities - you will support multiple high impact initiatives at once
  • Team player with a positive attitude and fortitude to work through ever-changing and dynamic operational conditions
  • Work with cross functional partners to refine and develop processes, ensuring consistent supply and efficient distribution of products across all markets
  • Manage inventory of business critical items through metrics-driven forecasting, ensuring zero out of stocks while minimizing financial burden
  • Streamline vendor on-boarding, ensure contracts and agreements are always updated and applicable for each vendor
  • Manage vendor relationships through efficient and timely purchasing while holding partners accountable
  • Develop scalable processes to improve all source-to-pay strategies focusing on speed, quality and cost
  • Work collaboratively with cross functional teams to ensure all products/services meet internal and industry standards
  • Support Field Operations teams with centralized supply procurement and distribution processes, optimizing for efficiency and growth
  • Problem-solve and troubleshoot daily operational issues, approaching all facets with an analytical, data-driven mindset
  • Incorporate technical knowledge to optimize internal system operations
  • Manage vendor onboarding requests, ensuring SLAs are met by cross functional stakeholders
  • Data gathering, organizing and review to identify performance trends and support business operations
  • Provide feedback and process improvements to benefit the entire company
Desired Qualifications
  • Proficiency in Excel/ Google sheets (basic knowledge of SQL is a plus) and ability to analyze data from patterns
  • Experience with Jira, Coupa and/ or Certa is a plus

10,001+ employees

Grocery delivery app
Company Overview
Instacart's mission is to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. The company operates a mobile app for the delivery and pick-up of groceries and household items.
  • Go far together
  • Grow the pie
  • Roll up your sleeves
  • Put it all on the table
  • Serve generously
Company Values
  • Wellness Tailored to You - Medical, dental, vision, retirement, life & disability coverage right alongside physical & mental wellness programs, memberships and stipends to keep you and your family feeling your best.
  • Family Building Benefits - No matter where you are in your family journey, we support you. Our plans cover modern family planning for all. We offer leave for all parents, flexible working schedules and an active [email protected] community.
  • Work From Home Stipend - We help outfit your WFH setup and offer reimbursements so you can be your most productive while at home.
  • Flexible Time Off - We all recharge differently. Take the time you need with our flexible time off policy.
  • Learning & Development - Whether you’re just starting your career or leading teams, we provide customized L&D programs to help you grow and an annual allowance to pursue your development.
  • Future Planning - We have you covered as you plan for your future. 401(k) matching in the U.S. and RRSP in Canada, student loan assistance through Peanut Butter, free Rocket Lawyer membership, SoFi & First Republic financial planning and more.
  • Community Connection - Support the communities you care about with volunteer weeks and get involved with our social impact program, Instacart Serves.
  • Instacart Express Membership - We help keep your fridge stocked. Unlock grocery discounts with our Instacart Beta app while testing our latest features.