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Company Summary: 

At arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our customers. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement (Hustle). We achieve our goals by means of experience, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun! Come and join our team today! 


Position Summary: 

 Responsible for all functions relating to purchasing of manufacturing materials and supplies for Arvato Digital Services LLC operations.  Including: sourcing, initiating, and negotiating material purchases & contracts, spot buys when appropriate, just in time inventory, keeping excess inventory a minimum.  Assist with all procurement functions. 


Overall Responsibilities:   

  • Participate in monthly procurement meetings 
  • Report variances to the Strategic Sourcing Manager 
  • Place purchase orders 
  • Month end invoice reconciliation 
  • Assist in managing vendor relationships 
  • Issuance of RFP/RFQ’s 
  • Reporting 
  • Contract Negotiations 
  • Solutions Provider 
  • Proactive work ethics 
  • Partner with internal departments on needs and requirements 
  • Report issues regarding vendor product quality, dependability, and service issues 
  • Following ISO processes 
  • Other tasks as assigned 


Job Requirements:   

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Able to interact with all levels of employees, management, external and internal customers 
  • Organizational and planning skills, including ability to: prioritize work, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set personal goals and enforce personal deadlines, while maintaining flexibility to reassess and prioritize goals 
  • Analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills 
  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records 
  • Computer literacy 



High School Diploma with 3-4 years’ experience in procurement preferred but not required. Possess strong organizational interpersonal skills. Experience working with Excel, Word, Visio, Power Point, SAP and Outlook. 

About our company:
Arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

Arvato is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Arvato Digital Services LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Kentucky 

City: Louisville 

Postal Code: 40219 

Job ID: 203821

[[customQuickApply]]203821Arvato Digital Services LLC 

Date:  Jun 13, 2022

Louisville, KY, US, 40219

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Supply Chain Manager, Strategic Sourcing, Operations, Customer Service

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