Lead Analyst - Purchasing (Senior Buyer
Company: AVANGRID, Inc.
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Lead Analyst - Purchasing (Senior Buyer) Company: AVANGRID
MANAGEMENT COMPA Location: Orange, CT, US Rochester, NY, US Company
Company Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one
producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity
utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies
energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries
including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United
States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal,
Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.
Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy
model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids,
large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its
customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its
commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with
the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its
contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate
change. Responsibilities Supports affiliate Operating Company
critical infrastructure/major projects as the purchasing and
commercial lead. Mentors colleagues in Purchasing and lends
experience and knowledge to assist others in the department and the
business. Administers the competitive bidding process for large and
complex projects valued at up to several hundred million dollars.
Selects suppliers and manages corresponding partnerships for all
IUSA operating companies. Drive cost reduction initiatives,
customer service levels, generate reports and other initiatives
across the enterprise. Perform other duties assigned by
MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of
1. Strategically sources commodities and services on critical
infrastructure/major projects and other projects valued at up to
several hundred million dollars, using a variety of traditional and
methods. Assures an uninterrupted supply of goods and services
across all IUSA affiliates. Administers the competitive bidding
process, evaluates and selects suppliers based on the Procurement
Services Policy Manual and annual budgetary requirements.
2. Establish and execute sourcing strategies that ensure the best
available technology, meeting critical internal timelines at the
lowest possible TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), while ensuring
compliance with the business needs, internal QHSE (Quality, Health,
Safety & Environment), and procurement policies.
3. Leads cross-functional affiliate teams to drive purchasing
initiatives and improve bottom line performance. This includes
participation in Global teams, RFP's and initiatives with other
Iberdrola businesses as necessary. Centralizes the procurement
function for all affiliates and solicits assistance from subject
matter experts, and others within the business, as required.
3. Maintains current and accurate understanding of a broad base of
commodities, service categories and general business conditions.
Tracks material/service costs, and performance using approved.
Metrics and tools. Analyzes trends and makes corresponding sourcing
decisions that contribute directly to the company's competitive
position. Supports DBE programs and initiatives.
5. Negotiates and awards multi-faceted, large and complex, business
wide and affiliate specific enterprise contracts to minimize
operational, legal and financial risks. Formulates requests for
proposal/quotations/information, bid analysis, tenders, and risk
evaluations. Directs supplier negotiations and administers
agreements. Collaborates with both internal and external legal
6. Mentor junior members of the supply chain organization. Drives
creative solutions and communicate/suggest best practices to
management and colleagues.
7. The successful candidate will be part of a team which is
responsible for providing strategic procurement support to our
businesses in the USA. You'll contribute to building and
maintaining our Renewables & Networks businesses.
Internal Use Skills and Requirements --- Bachelors Degree or
Master's degree (in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering or
Business Administration) with a minimum of 3 years relevant
experience preferred. Or Associates Degree with a minimum of 5
years relevant experience required.
C.P.M., C.P.S.M, or equivalent or working toward achievement is
Background & Skills:
--- Strong oral, written, and presentation related communication
--- Strong Customer Service Orientation.
--- Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel,
--- Clear commercial focus (i.e., have a good understanding of
contract mechanisms and contract negotiation).
--- Advanced sourcing knowledge and able to work under tight
deadlines on multiple projects
--- Have a hands-on mindset and used to working in a changing
environment with a wide range of stakeholders placed in different
locations and countries
--- Able to self-task and work through others
Experience in Project Management, Project Engineering, or Business
- Develop Self & Others
- Empower to grow
- Collaborate and Share
- Be a role model
- Focus to achieve results
- Be agile
- Technical Skills Avangrid employees may be assigned a system
emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be
required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This
is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine,
Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate
functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid
Renewables AVANGRID's--employment practices and policies are geared
to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.
At--AVANGRID--we provide fair and equal employment and advancement
opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race,
color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other
status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about
equal employment by following this--link If you are an individual
with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our
online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a
reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources
department at 203-499-2777 email@example.com
Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford
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