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Analyst- Purchasing (AMC) Orange, CT in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Publication date: 16.11.2018REFERENCE: 5105906401

CompanyCompany: AVANGRID Management Company (AMC)Department: PurchasingJob Title: Analyst – Purchasing (2 positions)Reports to: Director – Networks PurchasingLocation: Orange, CTCross Company Responsibility: Yes

DescriptionJOB 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 theProcurement Services group. Drives cost reduction initiatives, customer service levels and quality requirementsacross 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, toensure 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 linewith 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 expertswhere 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 andfinancial risks.5. Maintains a thorough knowledge of specific commodities and up-to-date cost measurements. Tracks commodityand supplier performance using approved metrics. Analyzes trends and make corresponding decisions thatcontribute directly to the company’s competitive position.6. Establishes and manages the corporate alliance agreements via the formulation of requests forproposals/quotations, bid analysis, and risk evaluations. Abides by internal procedures.

RequirementsJOB 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 ofincreasing 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 offerAVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst 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 toemploy 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 locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, 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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