Supplier Performance Manager

| Columbia, MO, USA
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EquipmentShare is Hiring a Supplier Performance Manager

EquipmentShare is searching for a Supplier Performance Manager for our corporate office in Columbia, MO (or remote with travel), to support our team as the department continues to grow. As a Supplier Performance Manager, you will take charge of optimizing supplier relationships to drive cost efficiency and enhance operational excellence by providing actionable reporting metrics. Collaborating closely with the sourcing team, you will play a critical role in evaluating supplier performance, leading scorecard development, and conducting benchmarking exercises to negotiate favorable terms and reduce costs. By leveraging data-driven insights into our supplier performance you will contribute to cost savings and operational improvement initiatives within our locations.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Development and execution of a supplier rationalization plan and strategy.
  • Documenting current supplier capabilities, business requirements, and overall performance.
  • Identifying and continually pursuing cost and service improvement opportunities.
  • Assist in negotiating favorable terms, pricing, and service level agreements with suppliers.
  • Facilitate new supplier evaluations and onboarding, collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Managing supplier spend and contributing to budget forecasting efforts.
  • Intake and verify supplier invoices, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Coordinating with the Risk team to support enterprise-wide initiatives.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships within the Risk supplier community.
  • Researching and resolving disputes with suppliers, participating in the development of corrective action plans.
  • Conducting ongoing supplier performance monitoring and onsite reviews.
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders and suppliers to identify performance gaps and drive solutions.
  • Establishing process improvements for suppliers and enhancing interactions within the organization.
  • Providing reporting to various levels of executive and management forums.

Why We’re a Better Place to Work:

  • Competitive salary.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage for full-time employees.

  • 401(k) and company match.

  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus company paid holidays.

  • Stocked breakroom and full kitchen, chef prepared meals daily (breakfast and lunch).

  • State of the art onsite gym (Corporate HQ) with instructor led-courses/Gym stipend for remote employees.

  • Seasonal and year round wellness challenges.

  • Company sponsored events (annual family gatherings, happy hours and more).

  • Volunteering and local charity initiatives that help you nurture and grow the communities you call home. Employees receive 16 hours of paid volunteer time per year. 

  • Opportunities for career and professional development with conferences, events, seminars and continued education. 

About You 

Our mission to change an entire industry is not easily achieved, so we only hire people who are inspired by the goal and up for the challenge. In turn, our employees have every opportunity to grow with us, achieve personal and professional success and enjoy making a tangible difference in an industry that’s long been resistant to change. 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong team building, relationship management, and project management skills.
  • Robust business analysis and problem-solving abilities, including data review and analysis.
  • Ability to multitask, work effectively in a team environment, and adapt to changing priorities. 
  • Adaptability: Capable of operating in a complex, rapidly changing environment while adhering to tight schedules.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be a change management enthusiast. 

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of related experience in vendor management, negotiations, or account management.
  • Experience managing or leading projects/workstreams within customer satisfaction or success roles.
  • Strong working knowledge of supplier management best practices and industry trends with local and international suppliers.
  • Proven experience driving initiatives to achieve cost savings and efficiencies through strategic vendor partnerships and innovative solutions
  • Proficient in computer skills, including spreadsheets, word processing, and business solutions software.
  • Familiarity with navigating and interpreting complex procedures, policies, and agreements.
  • Must have worked within the construction, mining, industrial manufacturing, or engineering equipment sectors within supply chain, purchasing, sourcing, rental or pricing departments. 
  • Experience at an Automotive Parts Aftermarket, Contruction or Agricultural OEM company within the will be advantageous. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Standing and sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Occasional travel may exceed 30%.

EquipmentShare is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. EquipmentShare is an equal opportunity
employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,
protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

More Information on EquipmentShare
EquipmentShare operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Kansas City, MO. EquipmentShare was founded in 2014. To see all 34 open jobs at EquipmentShare, click here.
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