Vendor Relations Clerk II - #740287

Waste Management

Date: 01/14/2022 14:30 PM

City: Windsor, Connecticut

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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 Supervisor/Manager, this position will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of repairs process

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned

  • Receives customer requests and coordinates vendors for completion of repairs or equipment requests
  • Records all incoming requests in designated system(s) and follow up with vendors to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Continuous updates to customers, vendors and systems timely and accurately.
  • Addresses day-to-day follow-ups related to the vendor and works with internal and 3rd party partners to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Review and submission of quotes and information received from vendors to determine next steps, coordinating or ordering of parts, arranging freight and other trash management needs
  • Utilizes systems to check for accuracy on work orders entered to ensure they are processed efficiently and data is correct for reporting and billing purposes.
  • Monitor Team email and systems for new or escalated requests and to assist with coverage.
  • Maintain orders in assigned territory to meet individual/team metrics and ensure accuracy. Assist in other areas when needed.
  • Reviews and analyzes processes and procedures to identify needs and provide recommendations with high emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Interacts externally to resolve issues effecting operations. This includes, but is not limited to intercompany departments, vendors, and other outsourced companies.
  • Assists with developing and implementing process improvement solutions related to vendor processes and works with operating areas to implement.
  • Assist as necessary with the on-boarding process of all new vendors.
  • Assist with special projects as needed
  • Other duties assigned

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: HS Diploma or GED (accredited)
  • Experience: Two (2) years previous industry experience required. Internal candidates are successfully trained in a specific territory as well as one or more high profile clients. Must also maintain Team set average or above on monthly scorecard to be considered.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • None required
V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;
  • Normal setting for this job is: office setting.


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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