Job Details

  • Title: Sourcing Project Lead - Major Equipment & Materials
  • Code: RCI-201
  • Location: White Plains New York (NY) 10601
  • Posted Date: 11/22/2019
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform market analysis to understand supply base and market forces for the category, including monitoring commodity trends and analyzing the impact on equipment cost models.
  • Build the total cost of ownership models.
  • Support development and maintenance of Equipment & Commodities category strategies and initiatives in coordination with the Category Manager.
  • Design and execute strategic sourcing events.
  • Carry out fact-based discussions with suppliers to come to an agreement on the terms and conditions for new or renewed contracts.
SKILLS:
  • Highly collaborative team-oriented individual, who has proven the ability to build relationships with technical and business resources.
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment while delivering solid action-oriented results quickly.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Procurement experience with the proven ability to establish category management capabilities to drive compliance, performance, reduce cost, and reduce risk.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify, quantify and effectively leverage data to support business decisions.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with key suppliers.
  • Ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship, both internally and externally.
  • Understanding of the types of equipment & commodities that NYPA and the NYS entities NPYA supports use, including electric generation and transmission equipment and marine equipment
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations, or similar.
  • 1+ years of leadership/management experience with large and/or complex work efforts.
  • 3+ years’ experience managing materials categories, particularly major equipment and commodities.
  • 3+ year’s professional experience in Procurement, Finance, Accounting, and/or Supply Chain Management.
  • 3+ years’ experience in the Utility industry – Preferred