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Sourcing Specialist

Company: Nexamp
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Do you want to be a part of the clean energy movement? Are you passionate about improving our environment for this generation and those to follow? Are you ready to take on new challenges and collaborate with a future-focused team leading the way into new markets? Join Nexamp!This is where you can learn from industry leaders and become one yourself. It's fast-paced, mission-based work that challenges the status quo. Be on the team that's changing the world.What we're looking for:Nexamp is looking to hire a Sourcing Specialist. In this role, you will be responsible for working with the Sourcing Project Manager 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. You will also be working on sustaining end-of-life project material changes that will impact costs. This is a hybrid role out of our Chicago office and reports to the Sourcing Project Manager.What you'll do: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 ROMs.Negotiate equipment costs and project timeline deliverables with the supplier.Manage tactical purchasing activities such as expediting material, orders, past due POs, open POs, PO confirmations, receiving/purchasing related issues, IFM accounting/purchasing related issues, etc.Update and maintain standard costs until PO execution per project.Understanding of technical functionality of equipment and accessory equipment.Conduct and facilitate technical design reviews with suppliers, to confirm functionality of the part/component and manufacturability.Assist the Category Managers with the sourcing of new suppliers for new or existing products and update the COE war room data including, but not limited to:Onboarding new suppliersCurrent project equipment costsPresent COE cost-saving initiativesWhat you'll bring:2+ years experience in supplier quality/management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Previous purchasing experience.Strong project management skills.ERP knowledge and experience e.g. SAP, Oracle, etc.Commitment to Nexamp's mission and have a passion for solving tomorrow's climate crisis today.Demonstrated experience in effectively communicating information, ideas, and perspectives with people inside and beyond your organization.Experience in showcasing initiative to make improvements to current work, processes, products, and services across the organization. We value accountability and an ownership mentality.Ability to ask appropriate questions, analyze data, identify the root causes of problems, and present creative solutions.Expertise in building strong internal and external relationships with customers and stakeholders, instilling trust and loyalty across the industry.Eagerness to develop a fundamental understanding of how Nexamp operates and then apply that knowledge effectively to inform business decisions.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.You'll love working here because:Not only will you get to take part in meaningful work and have the chance to change the world alongside innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, but 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, and vision insurance starting day one; flexible paid time off and holiday PTO; commuter benefits, cell phone reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment. We have headquarters in Boston, MA and Chicago, IL, in addition to growing offices nationwide. We provide healthy snacks, coffee, service days and other volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!Nexamp's People team manages all aspects of recruitment and hiring within our organization. We want to inform third-party recruiters, staffing firms, and related agencies that Nexamp does not accept unsolicited resumes. Resumes will only be considered from these entities if a signed agreement is in place and the People team explicitly authorizes external recruiting assistance for a specific position. Any unsolicited resumes received will be deemed the property of Nexamp. We want to emphasize that Nexamp is not liable for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Nexamp, Chicago , Sourcing Specialist, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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