Waste Management Vendor Relations Clerk in Tempe, Arizona

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I.Job Summary

Reporting to the Vendor Relations Manager, this position will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of internal and external (third party) relations.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Other minor duties may be assigned.
  • Addresses day-to-day issues related to the Vendor contracts, and works with internal partners to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Assist Manager in any internal oversight or external regulatory audits.
  • Ensures Vendors are meeting contractual obligations.
  • Reviews and analyzes processes and procedures to identify needs and provides recommendations with high emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Runs analysis on vendors and departmental performance. Examines, draws conclusions, and recommends actions.
  • Interacts externally to resolve issues effecting operations. This includes, but is not limited to vendors, and other outsourced companies.
  • Codes payable invoices with correct general ledger codes to ensure proper entry into computer.
  • Records all incoming issues, reconciling and settling all AP inquiries such as vendor statements.
  • Follow up with vendors to ensure deadlines and payment terms are adhered to.
  • Assists with developing and implementing process improvement solutions related to vendor processes and works with operating areas to implement.
  • Resolves issues with individual invoices to allow the invoices to be approved for payment

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited).

Experience: 3 years of relevant work experience.

B.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Microsoft Excel


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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Job: Operations

Title: Vendor Relations Clerk

Location: Arizona-Tempe

Requisition ID: 17011835