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Senior Purchasing Specialist

Company: Vroom, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Vroom is an innovative end-to-end ecommerce company that is revolutionizing the car buying experience. Our scalable, data-driven technology brings all phases of the vehicle buying and selling process to consumers wherever they are and offers an extensive selection of vehicles, transparent pricing, competitive financing, and contact-free, at-home pick-up and delivery. We have experienced tremendous growth and have become a disruptive force in the automotive industry. Vroom is an exciting, dynamic workplace, and there's no better time to join the team than right now.

The Vroom Acquisitions Team is looking for a dedicated professional for an entry level training position with a passion for cars, the ability to multitask, has an eye for quality and someone that is dedicated who has room to grow! The Senior Purchasing Specialist contributes to our team's success by combing through inventory, matching vehicle descriptions with our standards and making sure inventory is stocked into our systems. In this candidate we are looking for someone to work closely with the Purchasing Analysts to define prioritization and workload and also someone that contributes to special projects and strategic initiatives.

The ideal candidate must be energetic, highly organized, and hard working. While individual contributions will be recognized, teamwork is essential to achieve the highest level of success.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Process high volume of documents meeting daily deadlines.


* Identify process and business opportunities through data.


* Extract large data files from vendors and auctions..


* Condense/formulate large complex data sets to simple tables that teams can consume quickly..


* Validate business data objects for accuracy and completeness


* Read, interpret and transcribe data in order to maintain accurate records


* Bidding support on auction platforms for procurement


* Stock inventory and validate accuracies via daily audit


* Monitor workflow processes upstream/downstream



Qualifications and Education Requirements

* High School degree required


* Bachelor's degree is preferred


* Strong Analytical problem solving and decision-making skills.


* Database SQL, Scripting, Pivot, Macros, Excel Expert


* Proficient in Google/Microsoft suites


* Intermediate Access, PowerPoint, and Word


* Excellent communication skills.



Commitment to Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity

Vroom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating a work environment where all employees can find their drive. To do that, we champion a workplace where each and every person is treated with dignity and respect and is valued for their unique perspective and contributions. Our values of SPEED: Service, Progress, Employees, Engagement, and Development are only possible in an environment where every individual has the ability to bring their whole selves to work and contribute fully.

Vroom's policy is to maintain a working environment that encourages mutual respect, promotes harmonious and congenial relationships between employees, and is free from all forms of discrimination and harassment of any employee (or applicant for employment or service provider) by anyone, including supervisors, co-workers, vendors, or clients. Harassment and discrimination in any manner or form is expressly prohibited. There is no tolerance for discrimination or unequal treatment of any kind on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual and reproductive health decisions, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status or civil partnership/union status, familial status, military or veteran status, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, alienage or citizenship status, unemployment status, sexual violence or stalking victim status, caregiver status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This practice applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, rehire, termination of employment, development and training, compensation, benefits and retirement.

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