Enterprise Holdings Vendor Management Analyst - Supply Chain Management in St. Louis, Missouri
The Vendor Management Analyst is responsible for leading sourcing events specific to the procurement of new and existing hardware and/or software products and technology related services. This position acts as a liaison between the company and its suppliers for assigned products and services. The Vendor Management Analyst maintains vendor relationships and holds vendors accountable to service level agreements. This position participates in managing product lifecycle and identifies where technology and services could deliver more value.
Enterprise Holdings Inc. and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses – which include extensive car rental and carsharing services, truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales – accounted for nearly $22.5 billion in revenue and operated nearly 1.7 million vehicles in fiscal year 2020.
Enterprise Holdings – through its integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries and franchises – operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands at more than 9,500 fully staffed neighborhood and airport locations in 100 countries and territories throughout the world.
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This position is located at our Corporate Headquarters in Clayton, MO.
Responsible for supply of new and existing hardware and/or software products and services, including preparing data for forecasts, delivering forecast to suppliers, and establishing inventories. May assist in creating project vision cost estimates.
Lead sourcing events to realize cost savings, improved value, and process efficiencies.
Establishes & maintains supplier relationships, including conducting internal and external meetings to facilitate discussions regarding performance against service level agreements and contracted services; may lead the design and maintenance of key performance indicators to measure supplier performance or compliance; holds vendors accountable to established service level agreements.
Gathers, interprets, and documents requirements to support the integration of new technology and services; work with internal business partners and/or suppliers to coordinate the implementation of service delivery for hardware and/or software.
Facilitates supplier selection process and contract negotiation through use of RFI/RFQ/RFP documents and procedures.
Participates in managing product lifecycle, conducts research to validate that current hardware and/or software products and services pricing provides value to the organization.
Evaluates business requests for new software to determine feasibility; researches and identifies options that best serve company needs.
Serves as an escalation point for supply issues and constraints.
Communicates hardware and/or software product and service standards, pricing, availability, lifecycle timelines, supplier preferences, and alternative sources to appropriate stakeholders.
Monitors warranty and maintenance coverage expirations to proactively identify hardware or software with expiring coverage and provides information to senior team members to assist with strategic planning, participates in making renewal recommendations.
Monitors financial health of suppliers and other risk factors.
Performs task automation and implements process improvements; recommends enhancements that result in increased quality and service.
Maintains established service level agreements to manage customer expectations and quality standards; identifies opportunities for improvement.
Acts as a liaison between the company and its suppliers for assigned products and services.
Protects our customers, our employees, and our brands by incorporating security and compliance in all decisions and daily job responsibilities; follows security policies and procedures; continuously identifies and recommends opportunities for improving security.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans
Bachelor’s Degree (Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Business Management, or related area of study preferred)
Must be authorized to work in the US and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
One (1+) or more years of related supply chain experience or technology procurement
Intermediate or greater proficiency with the Microsoft Office product suite
Experience with a Source to Pay software system preferred
Working With a Team
Planning and Organizing
Enterprise Holdings/Enterprise Rent-A-Car/Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental seeks and values people of all backgrounds because every employee, customer and business partner is important. Enterprise Holdings is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.