Procurement Manager

Date:  Nov 21, 2023

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85008

Company:  WillScot | Mobile Mini
Req ID:  50546

At WillScot Mobile Mini (NASDAQ WSC), our 4000+ people are at the heart of everything we do. In addition to providing industry-leading pay and benefits, we provide opportunities for development and upward mobility, while investing in the communities we serve.


We are the undisputed leader in providing innovative flexible workspace and portable storage solutions, serving an incredible range of customers across all industries from 240+ locations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


Our values are our foundation. We’re constantly striving to diversify our teams to ensure we have the best and brightest talent. We’re deeply committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace where each person can contribute while being their authentic self. For more about WillScot Mobile Mini and who we are, click here.


Come build your future with us!



The Procurement Manager is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and controlling of daily procurement processes and best practices; evaluating the efficiency of service levels of vendors; assisting with the planning and management of strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend but focusing on repair, refurbishment, & service vendors across North America; and ensuring all Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) are met.


  • Identify key customer issues that are critical to quality and cost savings; create key performance indicators, procurement performance standards and processes to exceed customer and stakeholder expectations.
  • Partner with internal stakeholder to understand the business needs and then develop and execute annual category plans that meet and exceed their goals and objectives.
  • Provide recommendations and assistance to senior management in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of procurement decisions and procedures.
  • Ensure continuous improvement (Cl) and alignment with the company vision, mission and objectives.
  • Ensure quality and service levels of purchased goods and services are in line with WillScot Mobile Mini's expectations and meet or exceed all safety requirements.
  • Develop new methods and procedures that create savings and value for the operation by eliminating waste, controlling costs, and effectively manage inventory and consumable levels.
  • Provide timely support and feedback to both internal and external customers on request.
  • Work closely with Branch, Operations and Service Managers to gain program buy-in and compliance and ensure the efficient and continual improvement of procurement, including, but not limited to the reduction of product wait times and inventory and consumables levels.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Work with the Supplier Management Team to implement metrics and measurements to effectively evaluate organizational spending trends and improve systems related to procurement.
  • Develop cost baselines for spending categories; monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand; capital justifications for equipment and process technology to improve quality, costs and cycle times.
  • Completion of monthly reporting of procurement spend and savings to key stakeholders.
  • Represent, communicate and promote corporate goals and engage your team in setting specific, measurable objectives.
  • Craft negotiation strategies with vendors for optimal terms including price and service guarantees, actively search new supply sources where current vendors are inadequate.
  • Manage special projects as assigned, including but not limited to potential costs and savings of new projects, implementation of new procurement platform (Ariba), risk analysis and inventory and quality control.


  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Procurement and/or Operations.
  • Strong understanding of industry regulations, standards, and recommended practices as they pertain to our business, particularly construction and labor.
  • Must have excellent organization, negotiation and networking skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to demonstrate professional two-way communication with people at all levels of the organization and external contacts
  • Experience with cost performance improvements and Lean.
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership, problem solving, creativity, strategic thinking, fostering cooperation and teamwork.
  • Excellent problem solving skills to include quantitative and analytical analysis, course of action
  • development, recurrence prevention and follow-up.
  • Strong understanding of sourcing and vendor management.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple, changing priorities in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Commitment to corporate goals and ethics.
  • Strong knowledge working with procurement platforms.
  • SAP Ariba preferred.

Disclaimer: This posting describes the general nature and level of work performed and does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required. Collaboration and teamwork drive our success. Team members may be required to perform duties outside normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.


WillScot Mobile Mini provides equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


WillScot Mobile Mini embraces diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We are focused on building teams that include a variety of backgrounds, lived experiences, and skills.

The more inclusive we are, the stronger we will be!

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