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Dish Network Procurement Specialist in LITTLETON, Colorado

Company Summary

DISH, an EchoStar Company, has been reimagining the future of connectivity for more than 40 years. Our business reach spans satellite television service, live-streaming and on-demand programming, smart home installation services, mobile plans and products, and now we are building America’s First Smart Network™.

Today, our brands include EchoStar, Hughes, DISH TV, Sling TV, Boost Infinite, Boost Mobile, DISH Wireless, OnTech and GenMobile.

Department Summary

Surpassing network limitations of the past, our Wireless Deployment organization is building the country’s first cloud-native, standalone 5G wireless network. This is the foundation of a connected world flexible enough to satisfy all the social, economic and transformative needs of today and the future.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Procurement Specialist will be an individual contributor responsible for supporting various strategic and operational activities of the Sourcing and Procurement teams. The ideal candidate will be someone who is driven, organized, detail-oriented, and enjoys developing and driving business processes. This role will participate in change management initiatives, sourcing/procurement activities, program management, and drive execution and accountability in the team, and will communicate with all levels of the organization. They will be responsible for creating, implementing, overseeing, and streamlining procurement processes to ensure efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage procurement projects, from initiation to execution, ensuring on-time delivery and cost-effectiveness, including managing stakeholders, maintaining friendly relations with internal clients, building realistic project plans, and delivering outcomes on time

  • Support development of Vendor Management programs and activities - must have experience with vendor management

  • Support vendor onboarding, part number setup, purchase requisitions, delivery tracking, and other procurement administrative duties

  • Develop program plans and reporting metrics to aid the team in working strategically, tactically, and efficiently

  • Assist in creating detailed purchase plans for material requirement planning, multi-source vendor qualification, and process improvement initiatives

  • Develop and maintain procurement policies, procedures, and best practices to enhance operational efficiency

Skills, Experience and Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • 4+ years’ experience in Sourcing, Procurement, Supply Chain and/or Program Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a technical field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of the procurement process and methodology, and familiarity with the suppliers who provide wireless network material and equipment

  • Familiarity with wireless network infrastructure and industry knowledge is a plus

  • Familiarity with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems

  • Analytical skills in operations and finance

  • Proficiency in Google Suite products as well as outstanding written and communication skills

  • Ability to create consensus and results from peers in cross-functional positions

  • Must be detail-oriented, skilled at multitasking, and an excellent problem solver

  • Passion for team environments and building robust relationships across the organization

Salary Ranges

Compensation: $63,150.00/Year - $90,000.00/Year

Benefits

We offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities, and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be viewed here: DISH Benefits .

The base pay range shown is a guideline. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, and competencies; compensation is based on the role's location and is subject to change based on work location. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check.

The posting will be active for a minimum of 3 days. The active posting will continue to extend by 3 days until the position is filled.

We pride ourselves on developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We are a true merit-based organization and work hard so there are no artificial barriers to one's potential success. DISH is committed to a workforce where everyone's opportunities are limitless.

Consistent with this commitment, DISH will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodation to otherwise qualified job applicants and employees with known physical or mental disabilities, unless doing so poses an undue hardship on the Company, poses a direct threat of substantial harm to the employee or others, or is otherwise not required by law.

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