Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.
As a Supply Chain Associate for Southern California Edison you will be supporting and developing sourcing strategies for the Indirect Procurement group within Supply Management. The Indirect Procurement group manages over $1.2 billion in annual spend for Information Technology, Customer Service, Professional Services, and Consulting Services. It’s challenging but deeply rewarding work. You’re interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills will be fully exercised as you manage a variety of strategies that focus on value creation, cost savings, continuous improvement, and risk mitigation. You will be responsible for supporting and maintaining data analytics pertaining to the development and optimization of sourcing strategies and continuous improvement initiatives. You will lead/participate in competitive solicitation, supplier selection, achievement of applicable Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), contract negotiation and development.
Performing transactions involving the purchase, lease, or licensing of materials, supplies, services, technology, and/or equipment.
Participating in the development and negotiation of minor to moderately complex purchase orders, change orders, requests for proposals, contracts/agreements, and amendments to contracts/agreements as required.
Ensuring achievement of the best value to the Company by coordinating and monitoring the competitive bid process, including conducting job walks and/or bidder conferences, and making recommendations for contract awards of minor to moderate value.
Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with vendors, suppliers, consultants, and contractors as well as corporate managers, supervisory and non-supervisory personnel.
Providing advice, solutions, and recommendations on purchasing decisions having minor to moderate impact on the Corporation.
Participating in supply chain strategy studies, forecasts, and cost projections with minor to moderate impact on business and operational strategy, as assigned.
Determining the appropriate buying strategy to maximize the potential value to be received from suppliers and contractors.
Maintaining a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, or related field.
Typically possesses up to three years of experience in purchasing and negotiating contracts.
Typically possesses up to three years of experience developing and/or negotiating purchase orders, change orders, requests for proposals, contracts/agreements, and amendments to contracts/agreements.
Demonstrated experience using SAP software in a purchasing environment.
Demonstrated experience with Supply Chain process requirements and supporting activities.
Demonstrated experience with procurement contracts and standard terms and conditions.
Demonstrated experience with industry best practices, standards, regulations and procedures as they relate to procurement.
Demonstrated ability to understand customer business requirements and ability to negotiate the support requirements.
Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.
SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
Internal Number: 71024359
About Southern California Edison
Every day, we at SCE are working hard for our communities, our environment, and our future. As one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, we’re bringing more clean and renewable sources of energy to Southern California, modernizing our electric grid for a more secure and reliable energy future. We’re a national leader in solar delivery and battery storage. And we’re supporting greener transport and helping to make electric vehicles more affordable. We’re cutting emissions and greenhouse gases to provide cleaner air for everyone. And in everything we do for businesses, customers, and communities, we’re offering more flexibility, more choices, and more ways to save. We’re making substantial investments in a clean energy future, for ourselves and for the next generation. It’s an investment in our employees, our customers, and our communities. We’re all on one team and together, we’re building tomorrow’s energy foundation today.