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Analyst - Purchasing (AMC 70740) Rochester, NY, US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 14.02.2019
REFERENCE: 5109258701


Company


Company: AVANGRID Management Company (AMC)
Department: Purchasing
Job Title: Analyst – Purchasing
Reports to: Director – Process Management
Location: Rochester, NY, US
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes


Business and Department
AMC-NY-East Avenue
Rochester,NY


Description


JOB SUMMARY:


Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:


Selects suppliers and manages corresponding partnerships for all Iberdrola USA operating companies via the
Procurement Services group. Drives cost reduction initiatives, customer service levels and quality requirements
across the enterprise. Performs other duties assigned by management.


MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):


1. Strategically sources commodities and services, using a variety of traditional and leading edge methods, to
ensure an uninterrupted supply of goods and services across all Iberdrola USA companies.
2. Evaluates and selects suppliers based on their ability to maintain optimum customer service levels at costs in line
with annual budgetary expectations.
3. Leads cross-functional enterprise teams to drive procurement initiatives and bottom line performance.
Centralizes the procurement function for all operating companies and solicit assistance from subject matter experts
where required. Prevents and contains contract leakage to maximize strategic procurement results.
4. Negotiates and awards multi-faceted, business-wide enterprise contracts to minimize operational, legal and
financial risks.
5. Maintains a thorough knowledge of specific commodities and up-to-date cost measurements. Tracks commodity
and supplier performance using approved metrics. Analyzes trends and make corresponding decisions that


contribute directly to the company’s competitive position.
6. Establishes and manages the corporate alliance agreements via the formulation of requests for
proposals/quotations, bid analysis, and risk evaluations. Abides by internal procedures.


Requirements


JOB REQUIREMENTS:


Education & Experience Required:



• Associate’s Degree and three years or more of purchasing/ supply chain experience is required.

• Bachelors or MBA in a Technical (Engineering) or Supply Chain fields can be substituted for experience.


Skills & Abilities:



• Strong informal, leadership and communication skills and the ability to mentor team members.

• Clear commercial focus (i.e. contract writing, negotiation) and proven record of cost reduction. Proven record of
increasing responsibility in an individual contributor role.

• Strong customer service orientation and clear sense of urgency.

• Proven project management and work planning skills.

• Strong oral, written, and presentation related communication skills.


This opportunity will offer


AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.


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apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at
203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com