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Procurement Specialist Job

Date: Dec 7, 2018

Location: Westborough-Home Office, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 16 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.


We are currently looking for a highly motivated individual who want to join a dynamic department and fast paced category going through a major transformation. The Ideal candidate is someone who’s looking to bring innovation, contribute ideas and play a part in the strategic sourcing and procurement department specifically in the marketing category focusing on facilities, construction and capital equipment categories.

The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Procurement Category Manager including category management, supplier relationship management, commercial negotiations, procurement process management, process improvement, market research, supplier development. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for planning, analyzing and budgeting management. 

The Procurement Specialist is expected to have knowledge of current industry trends to:

  • Support of the Category Manager
  • Work with Stakeholders to establish clear business needs
  • To execute operationally, complex sourcing activities
  • Manage the delivery of savings targets
  • Understands the seven steps of sourcing processes
  • Run RFX, e-sourcing or auction projects as needed
  • Participate in vendors QBRs, encourage supplier’s innovation
  • Holds suppliers accountable for delivery using performance data
  • Understands the broad range of the assigned category to partner with the business stakeholders
  • Understanding of most contract terms and able to meet with legal to discuss business goals
  • Establishes a negotiation plan with clarity of desired outcomes, leveraging Manager support where appropriate
  • Work with cross functional Business Stakeholders to establish requirements
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify the appropriate supplier performance measurements (KPIs)
  • Always looking to identify improvement on existing processes
  • Able to build quantitative models to support vendor selection and decision making
  • Evaluate and apply the concept of total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Good understanding of supplier landscape, risks, and benefits in facilities, construction and capital equipment categories.





  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A or B.S.) in finance, business management or supply chain. MBA, MS preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and vendor management.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Ariba & P2P systems required.
  • Advanced knowledge in excel, word and power point
  • The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, specifically in communications across all levels in the organization.


BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Worcester