Monday , January 30 2023

Duke Energy Careers For Lead Sourcing Specialist

Website Duke Energy Corporation

Job Description:

This position will support our fast-growing Renewables business which includes utility scale solar, commercial & industrial solar and battery storage projects. Candidate is expected to lead sourcing of major equipment and related services. Key categories include solar panels, integrated battery storage equipment, inverters, racking systems and other electrical equipment. Related services include construction and O&M services. This position will require the candidate to develop strategic sourcing solutions that further improve the business unit and lead to successful cost savings and on-time completion of projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans, leads, and coordinates strategic sourcing initiatives, market research analysis, and contracting strategies, which improve the competitiveness of projects
  • Develops and manages supplier relationships and programs
  • Builds and nurtures excellent relationships across all level of our Business Unit partners
  • Support supply chain strategies and initiatives approved by Supply Chain leaders
  • Maintains knowledge of commodities, sourcing of supply, services, diversity opportunities and market conditions that may impact future procurement

Job Requirements:

  • Strategic sourcing methodology, business acumen & customer service skills and understands market and supplier conditions
  • Certified Purchasing Manager and/or Certified Professional in Supply Management
  • Creation and delivery of presentations
  • Comfortable working with different ERP systems i.e. Maximo, JD Edwards and People Soft
  • Masters degree
  • Negotiation skills
  • Microsoft applications and technology
  • Experience preparing market solicitation documents, conducting competitive market processes (i.e. RFP, bids, alliance negotiations, deliver and measure targeted cost reductions)
  • Strong working knowledge of electric utility and/or Solar and Energy Storage
  • Expert research and analytical skills
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of Contracts
  • Experience developing innovative sourcing opportunities and strategies

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy Corporation

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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