Vail Resorts Procurement Operations Analyst in Broomfield, Colorado
Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.
Job Classification: Year Round
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Broomfield, CO USA
The Vail Resorts Procurement Team is committed to Building Leaders and Driving Value. We are creating a world class procurement organization in our corporate headquarters to support a growing company of 37 resorts, 55,000+ employees and a market capitalization of over $7 billion. We are transforming our procurement organization to bring best-in-class category management, sourcing, vendor management, and procurement tools to enable data-driven decision making at Vail Resorts – the ski industry’s global leader.
Our team will be driven by top-tier talent, state-of-the-art systems and tools, and strategic process management to identify and deliver against the Company’s biggest supply chain value opportunities. We are creating a sustainable high-performing team that will develop talent and prioritize career growth through accelerated opportunities and progression. This is an opportunity to join the Procurement team at a critical inflection point and shape how we create value into the future.
Reporting to the Procurement Operations Manager, the Procurement Operations Analyst role will be responsible for effectively partnering with cross-functional stakeholders in order to drive seamless process flow in support of day-to-day purchasing activities. Stakeholders consist primarily of our remote purchasing user base, Accounts Payable, Procurement Technology, and Strategic Sourcing. This position will be required to identify and manage process improvement projects in order to drive efficiencies in the purchasing process. This individual is responsible for managing supplier and user compliance by identifying, developing, and instituting best practices in order to create an effective and efficient purchasing and payment process for Procurement and across Vail Resorts. Procurement Operations team members are responsible for partnering with and providing insight and solutions to partners across the Procurement team, helping to ensure the system is configured to promote policy compliance and adherence to Procure-to-Pay (P2P) processes and strategic supplier programs.
Serve as a subject matter expert in the Vail Resorts P2P system (Coupa) and processes including requisition creation, post-order management, inventory, and invoice payment
Focus on internal customer satisfaction by providing scalable solutions to customer inquiries, issues, and supplemental training needs
Serve as a point of operational support and escalation, including assisting the Accounts Payable team by providing advanced system usage troubleshooting
Leverage a strong working relationship with the Procurement Technology team to ensure alignment on system-focused improvements, initiatives, and software upgrades
Partner with Strategic Sourcing to support category strategies and supplier relationships from a system, process, and policy compliance perspective
Develop an expert-level understanding of category-specific strategies, including supplier capabilities and Coupa user landscape
Provide Coupa user behavior insight and process recommendations to ensure adherence to purchasing programs
Proactively identify technology and process requirements during supplier discovery and contracting phases
Perform data-driven root cause analysis to drive process compliance improvements across the P2P function with minimal manager direction
Coordinate with corporate-wide, cross-functional teams to address the need for changes to processes, policies, and procedures
1-2 years relevant work experience
Experience with process documentation and/or process improvement
Aptitude for learning technologies and systems
Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
Ability to work autonomously balancing multiple projects while providing a high level of customer support
Ability to demonstrate learning agility and thought-leadership as business needs change and increase in complexity
Curious, with a passion for understanding “the why” in order to continuously improve
Analytical skills, project management skills, and strong verbal and written communication
Exposure to Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, or related fields preferred
B.A. or B.S. in Business, Finance, Supply-Chain, Economics, or related field; relevant work experience also accepted in lieu of education requirements
We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at www.vailresortscareers.com
Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.
Requisition ID 232539