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Analyst- Purchasing in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities

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.

  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.

Skills and 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.

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