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Procurement Operations Analyst - Food and Beverage

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Date: Mar 16, 2018

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Reporting to the Supervisor - Procurement Operations, the role of Analyst – Procurement Operations is responsible for the procurement elements of the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process and works in conjunction with our Accounts Payable function to ensure seamless P2P process flow in support of our business activities. This position involves interfacing with suppliers and internal customers and managing select projects. The individual will assist in managing supplier and Coupa user P2P Compliance as well as the development and institution of best practices and identification of streamlining opportunities for Procurement and across Vail Resorts. The role requires the individual to become a subject matter expert in food and beverage processes relating to the end-to-end P2P process.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a complete end to end understanding of the Vail Resorts P2P purchasing systems (Coupa) and processes including requisition creation, post-order management and invoice payment with an emphasis in the food and beverage commodities.
  • Proactively identify areas for process improvements across the P2P function, perform root cause analysis, and develop and implement process improvement activities with minimal manager direction
  • Focus on internal customer satisfaction by providing solutions to customer requests or issues and providing any necessary training
  • Serve as a point of operational support and escalation for supplier and P2P process related issues
  • Work with Procurement Technology team to develop a strong working relationship to drive system optimization and process improvements
  • Work with Sourcing Operations and Strategic Sourcing to support low dollar spend vendor relationships – with a focus in the food and beverage space
  • Coordinate corporate-wide cross-functional teams to establish specifications, processes, policies, and procedures to manage demand for assigned categories
  • Communicate with Accounts Payable in relation to payment issues. Help to ensure a smooth and “issue free” payment process


Job Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Business, Finance, Supply-Chain, Economics, or related field;
  • 1-2 years relevant work experience
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Exposure to Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, or related fields preferred 
  • Analytical skills, negotiation skills and strong verbal and written communication


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
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 148230

Nearest Major Market: Denver