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Specialist Operations - SCM

Job ID 161381BR Date posted 09/10/2021
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Finance
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Position description
Operations Specialists are expected to resolve Purchase Order related issues and source products for our customers. They are a main conduit between Mayo Clinic and our vendors for procuring products.

Collaborates with Travel Services, Logistics, Contracting, Master Data Management and Procure to Pay to develop, implement and support initiatives across the Supply Chain, which may include but is not limited to working with staff and suppliers to source and price commodity/service requests. Reviews requests to ensure sourcing strategy in accordance with SCM guidelines, policies and strategies. Maintains relationships with vendors and customers regarding business issues, product and service requirements, etc. Provides guidance in purchasing and/or corporate card decisions, resolving service issues with vendors/users, analyzing data, and identifying expense management and/or corporate credit card initiatives. Participates in multiple work groups and assists with projects as directed by Leadership. Conducts research and analysis, benchmarking, and audits to ensure reasonableness and accuracy of information along with identifying and implementing best practices and improvements. Administers specific purchasing and/or payables programming while managing the day-to day-activity in an accurate and timely manner. Develops departmental policy and procedure documents, interprets and determines course of action when policies violations have occurred, serves as contact for staff and customer questions, develops training and creates reference guides.

Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 3 years' relevant experience in Supply Chain, Business or Finance (i.e. purchasing/ travel card administration, accounts payable, procurement).

NOTE: All applicants must have completed application and current resume in order to be considered.

Internal Employees also need to:
  1. Attach last three performance appraisals electronically to application in applicant tracking system.
    1. Exceptions apply where three performance appraisals do not exist; in these cases, attach appraisals that are available.


Additional qualifications
Previous experience in purchasing/ travel management, project and data management skills, and has prior experience in developing and delivering training preferred.
Prior experience in managing a card program and experience with Concur and Lawson GL/MM/HR preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of associated technologies and programs, which may include SIMS, Par Excellence, management of the Corporate Card Program, Remedy and other productivity tools.
Ability to work independently with little supervision. Demonstrated understanding of accounting principles. Demonstrated analytical experience, and strong personal computer, communication, project management, leadership, problem solving, continuous improvement, customer service, and team building skills.

Exemption status
Non-exempt

Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $28.76 per hour.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
80

Schedule details
Department Service Hours: Monday through Friday, 7A-6P. Flexible working hours, based on customer needs, during normal service hours.

NOTE: Currently, this vacancy is open to telework/telecommute. Candidates are expected to reside within a reasonable travel distance to the Rochester, MN campus in order to work onsite for business needs, client and project meetings, etc.


Weekend schedule
No weekends, no holidays

NOTE: We will not sponsor or transfer visas for this position.


Remote
Yes

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter
Arminda Yutuc

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As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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