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Ariba Procurement Specialist


Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 168263 


BASIC PURPOSE: The Ariba Procurement Specialist will review and manage day to day tactile activities to service the overall Ariba Guided Buying functionality and may aid with strategic spend analyses.



  • Order review and approval in Ariba Guided Buying when required
  • Catalog review for accuracy related to current images, item descriptions, and negotiated item level pricing
  • End User Support for Ariba Guided Buying process compliance
  • Assist in onboarding, training and educating new vendors as needed related to catalog creation and revisions
  • Monitor and administer non-catalog requests
  • Monitor requisition approval process for Ariba Procurement group
  • Manage vendor inquiries of Ariba orders and ordering process
  • Provide support to Ariba Procurement Analyst and IT to implement and maintain configurations and data including authority hierarchies, catalogs, and changes to the system.
  • Participate in vendor negotiation and RFP support as directed
  • Conduct data gathering for spend analyses and reviews
  • Run, distribute and analyze Ariba reports; make recommendations as appropriate
  • Work with Ariba Procurement Analyst & SAP Procurement team to move items to Ariba as appropriate
  • Work with IT Help Desk to ensure a superior Ariba customer experience



  • Education:
      • High School Diploma required
      • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field preferred.
  • Experience:
      • Procurement experience required.
      • Ariba procurement module experience preferred.



  • Skills:
      • Hard skills: Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required, experience with large scale accounting systems strongly preferred.
      • Soft Skills: Ability to learn new software applications and computer programs; ability to type efficiently and

accurately; comfortable handling multiple interruptions and adjusting priorities throughout the workday while meeting deadlines; ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with diverse individuals and to consistently handle interpersonal situations in a professional and respectful manner; excellent memory and organizational ability, and sufficient arithmetic skills to perform routine accounting and mathematical computations.


  • Typical Physical Demands:
      • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
      • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
      • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
      • Possible evening/weekend work

Job Function(s): Accounting and Finance 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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