Indirect Procurement Specialist II
Posted on 3/7/2023
May Mobility

51-200 employees

Autonomous vehicle technology company
Company Overview
May Mobility's mission is to transform cities around the world through autonomous technology to create a safer, greener, more accessible world. They’re building the world’s best autonomy system to reimagine transit by minimizing congestion, expanding access and encouraging better land use in order to foster more green, vibrant and livable spaces.
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Service
Operations & Logistics
Customer Success & Support
  • Bachelor's degree in business, operations, supply chain, engineering, or applicable discipline
  • 5+ years of Purchasing experience in either IT, Professional Services
  • Strong understanding of legal contractual terms and conditions and how to mitigate risks
  • Self-starter with excellent customer service credentials, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
  • A “Can do” attitude and respect for continuous improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrate a bias toward action and ability to work autonomously
  • Very detail oriented with proven negotiation experience
  • Understanding of general finance and make/buy analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (G Suite, Excel, Word)
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License
  • It's preferred if you have experience with ERP software
  • Implement day to day procure-to-pay transactions for indirect/non-inventory purchases by converting purchase requests into standard Purchase Orders
  • Identify reliable sources, request bids, evaluate quotations, make supplier selections, and coordinate the negotiation of contracts as required to purchase materials and services
  • Support outsourcing and purchasing activities, quoting, SOW, and requisitions related to product development while ensuring suppliers' on-time delivery
  • Deliver value to the organization through developing RFx documents and evaluating supplier proposals (scope, cost, timing, risk, etc.) while prioritizing related company values and objectives
  • Lead cross-functional strategic planning efforts and clearly communicate strategic sourcing options and final recommendations
  • Expedite and resolve high priority concerns and challenges with a sense of urgency
  • Negotiate favorable pricing and terms with suppliers
  • Work with internal customers to understand purchasing needs and timelines
  • Engage and collaborate with internal departments to ensure contract agreement compliance pertaining to legal implications/terms and conditions required to protect the company
  • Manage business transactions in ERP including Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Receipts, and Invoice processing
  • Develop and execute cost savings strategies to support company goals and departmental commitments
  • Solve problems by analyzing possible solutions using technical experience/judgment with a moderate level of guidance and direction
  • Effectively communicate complex information involving Developmental Purchasing, Indirect Procurement, Supply Base, or Supply Chain to others
  • Drive results with a moderate level of guidance and direction