Sourcing Specialist

Chicago, IL
about 2 months ago
Full time role


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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! 


As part of the Nexamp team in the Sourcing Specialist role you will be responsible for working with the Sourcing Project Managers regional project teams. You will be accountable for managing the material PO execution within the overall projects, OTD, first article certification, and transfer of materials to the project sites, and also working on sustaining end of life project material changes that will impact costs.


  • Manage tactical purchasing activities such as expediting material, orders, past due PO’s, open PO’s, PO confirmations, receiving/purchasing related issues, IFM accounting/purchasing related issues, etc.
  • Update and maintain standard costs until PO execution per project.
  • Key participant in regional project portfolio execution, ensuring that program deliverables are met by timely delivery of material.
  • Utilize the approved vendor list (AVL) as the source of suppliers to be used for quotations.
  • Analyze quotations from different suppliers, utilizing the total cost of ownership (TCO) tools and reconciling with approved ROM's.
  • Negotiate with the supplier the equipment costs and project timeline deliverables.
  • Understand technical functionality of equipment and accessory equipment.
  • Conduct and facilitate technical design reviews with suppliers, in order to confirm functionality of the part/component and manufacturability.
  • Assist the Category Managers with the sourcing of new suppliers for new or existing products update the COE War room data including/but not limited to:
    • Onboarding new Suppliers
    • Current project equipment costs
    • Present COE Cost saving initiatives


  • 1+ years experience in supplier quality/management, procurement, purchasing, buying, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • ERP knowledge and experience, e.g. SAP, Oracle,
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including effective written and oral communication abilities
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.

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.


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!


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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