Supply Chain Center of Excellence Manager

Chicago, IL
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 the Center of Excellence Manager you with be responsible for managing the overall center of excellence objectives associated with “cost savings”. You will organize, manage, and drive the overall supply chain cost managed associated within engineering, procurement, and construction. This includes overall cost management for Regional Projects across the entire organization, work in managing the project material budgets associated with new and existing projects spends, and managing department budgets this includes department spend, travel, etc. You'll also assist in the development of department KPI’s that will support and drive performance improvement as well as play a key role in supply chain cost management. You'll work closely with other key functional representatives from Regional Project Managers, Category Manager, Sourcing Specialists, Logistics, Finance, Engineering, and Business Development to ensure Nexamp supply base is effectively serving internal and external customer needs. 


  • Build and maintain supply Chain ‘War Room” and Corporate Staff reporting
  • Provide guidance to Supply Regional project manager, Supply Chain Category Manager, Logistics Manager and Sourcing Specialists as required.
  • Responsible for overall “cost savings” management for the corporation
  • Responsible for developing and assisting in “value analysis” projects
  • Develop and support CBOM value analysis projects and standards for spend.
  • Monitor supplier performance and taking necessary actions with internal stakeholders based on results.
  • Work with development team to develop reporting functions to support other internal stakeholders within the business
  • Develop effective and efficient supply base operational support plans to achieve business unit KPI's.
  • Lead and develop strategic initiatives to meet objectives and improve overall supply chain performance.
  • Supports ESG and Compliance within the business, establishes and owns initiatives.
  • Maintains and initiates updates to SOP's within the business unit.


  • 3+ years experience in supplier quality/management, commodity management, materials management, procurement, project management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and numerical analysis skills.
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, and listen attentively to others.
  • Knowledge of supplier contracts, product conformity, quality tool box, problem solving methodologies, and certification.
  • Continuous improvement, Six Sigma concepts & methodologies, and work experience as a leader with excellent negotiation skills will be considered an asset.
  • Good leadership, judgment, and an ability to innovate.

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.

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