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Sourcing Project Manager

Chicago, IL
2 months ago
Full time role

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Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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Job Description

Do you want to be part of the solar revolution that is transforming the energy landscape? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is leading the way into new markets sound exciting to you? Come join us as we take on new challenges and help build a better tomorrow. Our mission is clear: to reshape the energy landscape, delivering value to our clients and partners while benefiting our communities and society at large. Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 

SUMMARY

As part of the Nexamp team in the Sourcing Project Manager role you will be responsible for working within the regional business project platform teams. You will lead, coach, and manage a group of Sourcing Specialists that drive the product material cost savings roadmaps during the project acquisition phase thru the PTO project life cycle of the phases. You will also support the technology roadmap and project manufacturability through the supplier/business partner interface through the end of life project cycle. In this role you will work closely with other key functional representatives from Business Development, Construction, Commodity Management, Engineering, Quality and Logistics to ensure Nexamp supply base is effectively serving internal and external customer needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accountable for executing multiple project timelines within the assigned regions related to suppliers on cost/delivery/service performance from preconstruction to PTO. 
  • Provide direction from the quotation analysis that the Sourcing Specialists prepare from different suppliers, utilizing the total cost of ownership (TCO) tools and should cost of the parts, components, etc. 
  • Aid/provide input to Category Manager in supplier selection during the development of new technology roadmap or input to innovation groups that are required for a new or existing product.. 
  • Manage multiple equipment lists within assigned regional project portfolio for completeness, material readiness, adherence to milestones throughout.  
  • Responsible for managing a team of specialists that execute the orders for equipment for projects and obtaining engineering approvals. 
  • Responsible for managing a team of specialists that execute logistics, shipment to site for assigned projects. 
  • Support price negotiations related to material project costs within their portfolio. 
  • Own project equipment budget tracking, of costs related to equipment within their assigned portfolio. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to establish good working relationships with suppliers and internal customers (EPC, COE War Room, Project Reviews, Supplier reviews, internal stakeholder reviews). 
  • Aid/provide input to Category Manager in allocation/forecasting of equipment demands related to each strategic category.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years experience in supplier quality/management, commodity management, materials management, procurement, project management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of purchasing techniques including strategic supplier concepts.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Understanding of inventory management requirements.
  • ERP knowledge and experience e.g. SAP, Oracle, JDE, Baan, Visual, etc.
  • Customer oriented person with professional demeanor. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including effective written and oral communication abilities. 
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment.   
  • Continuous improvement, Six Sigma concepts & methodologies, and work experience as a leader with excellent negotiation skills preferred. 
  • Previous experience working in the development cycle of new products. 
  • CPIM or APICS equivalent combination of education and/or experience preferred.

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply.

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.

PERKS & COMPENSATION

Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance starting day one; Flexible Paid Time Off and Holiday PTO; Commuter Benefits, Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment, headquartered in Boston, MA with a fun, collaborative, downtown office! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!

NEXAMP VALUES AND MISSION

Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible.

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.

Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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