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Vendor Relations Specialist

Switch

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted May 15, 2021.

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Switch, Inc. (NYSE: SWCH), is the independent global leader in exascale data center ecosystems, edge data center designs, industry-leading telecommunications solutions and next-generation technology innovation. Switch Founder and CEO Rob Roy has developed more than 500 issued and pending patent claims covering data center designs that have manifested into the company’s world-renowned data centers and technology solutions.

We innovate to sustainably progress the digital foundation of the connected world with a focus on enterprise-class and emerging hybrid cloud solutions. The Switch PRIMES, located in Las Vegas and Tahoe Reno, Nevada; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Atlanta, Georgia are the world’s most powerful exascale data center campus ecosystems with low latency to major U.S. markets. Visit switch.com for more information or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


Vendor Management Specialist – Las Vegas, NV

The purpose of this position is to manage and maintain the vendor address book and files to ensure that the company adheres to the highest level of operating and SOX compliance standards for the company’s vendors.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for onboarding and vetting new vendors for all locations
  • Ensures that all required documentation is received and data is entered accurately
  • Audits Vendor Master Files
  • Tracks and monitors several accounts through reporting for requested or pending vendor documentation
  • Updates vendor accounts when requested and properly file supporting documents
  • Maintains record availability within the company systems and provides supporting documents when requested
  • Maintains continuity of work operations by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs to appropriate departments or personnel
  • Works with Procurement Audit and Process Specialist and Procurement Management to maintain SOX compliance
  • Supports Procurement team as needed
  • Works with Legal department as needed to review and finalize vendor contracts/agreements
  • Works with different Accounting departments to update vendor accounts as needed


Other Duties:

  • Maintains Procurement Approval Matrix
  • All other duties as assigned


Required Job Skills:

  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changes in the work environment, while managing competing demands
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to communicate with and provide routine assistance to vendors and fellow team members
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment and independently
  • Excellent organizational skills, discipline and attention to detail
  • Ability to be proactive, take initiative, handle multiple responsibilities, and ensure follow-through
  • Ability to create and maintain positive interpersonal relationships
  • Requires basic knowledge of legal and other vendor documentation
  • Ability to follow routine verbal or written instructions
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information


Computer Equipment and Software:

  • Thorough working knowledge of various software applications including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills required
  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards, DocuSign and Adobe Acrobat strongly preferred


Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a purchasing, accounting, supply chain or construction procurement environment
  • Data Center experience preferred


Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, use hands, operate a computer, and have specific vision abilities to include close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus working with computer and business equipment.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

If your position requires you to work in the field and/or warehouse, it is mandatory that you wear approved Personal Protective Equipment.
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This position offers competitive pay and benefits.

To apply for this position, please visit our website.

Switch
7135 South Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118

Switch is an equal opportunity employer.

Principals only please. Temporary or permanent placement recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster. Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Job Requirements:
See job description.