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Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist

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Company Overview

At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!


General Summary:

The Procurement Specialist partners with the Procurement Managers and category stakeholders on e-enabled strategic procurement process and execution. Stakeholders may include (but not limited to) senior leadership, spend owners, category managers, buyers, suppliers, etc. The Procurement Specialist is also responsible for coordinating with suppliers on the procurement processes.

The Procurement Specialist supports the Procurement Team, as needed, in executing the negotiated agreements by providing project support, such as (but not limited to) supplier research, purchase order issuance, invoice audit for recovery, inventory management and compliance enforcement.

Job Details

Procurement Administration

  • Process and execute Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Process and validate Supplier samples
  • Conducts merchandise domestic quote sheets audits
  • Maintain the Procurement Supplier Database
  • Maintain the Procurement Contract Database
  • Performs quarterly invoice auditing
  • Add and verify Suppliers in RFPs
  • Coordinates all aspects of supply ordering for general use supplies, print and other expense items
  • Compiles and maintains information and records to prepare purchase orders, and reviews or processes invoices
  • Issue purchase orders
  • Monitors inventory levels and field ordering habits
  • Tracks and researches orders, ensuring timely fulfillment

Sourcing Project Execution

  • With direction from the Procurement Managers, supports the processes and infrastructure necessary to achieve best-in-class procurement practices including:
    • RFP and Auction Programming
    • Supplier Search, Outreach, Training, and Documentation
    • Internal User Training and Documentation
  • Review supply market and category criteria for the appropriateness of auction, and ensure consistency with key requirements for auction success
  • Develop category-specific supplier communication plan to support the execution of the procurement strategy, and conduct supplier orientation and training on the procurement process
  • Design and build the optimal bid structure within an auction to ensure consistency with key success requirements and execute request for proposals, auctions and practice auctions
  • Validate final bids and generate and distribute Request for Proposals and auction reports
  • Post analysis of negotiated data to develop recommendation and next steps
  • Support the implementation recommendation for categories, where appropriate


  • Strong communication, interpersonal and consultant-type skills in managing various internal stakeholders, cultural dynamics and effectively interfacing with multiple levels within the organization
  • Proficient understanding of Internet technology
  • Must have ability to work in fast-paced environment and be highly adaptable to change
  • Ability to think “outside the box” and be an entrepreneurial self-starter
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously, with the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to be a team player and be customer service driven

Work Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience may be substituted for the degree
  • Up to 2 years e-procurement experience
  • Demonstrated project management skills (specifically in managing multiple projects)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Ariba and Coupa systems a plus


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