Operations Procurement Manager

  • Competitive
  • United States California
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
Job Summary:

My client, a large Renewable Energy Company, is currently seeking a Manager, Operations Procurement to join their Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) team. The candidate is expected to support the team by providing procurement services for operational RNG sites which include strategic sourcing, tactical purchasing, implementation of procurement policies and procedures, and standardization of supply chain across the operational fleet. The Procurement Manager, Operations Procurement is expected to work closely with Operations, Asset Management, and EHS teams to ensure safe, reliable, and compliant operations of the RNG sites by creating and managing a robust supply chain across the enterprise.

  • Implement procurement policies and procedures across the RNG business; ensure compliance and champion such policies and procedures for RNG Operations
  • Perform both strategic sourcing and tactical purchasing within Sage Intacct and Maximo with Procurement Buyers
  • Lead RFI/RFQ/RFP sourcing events with suppliers
  • Work with Legal to negotiate and establish framework agreements with strategic suppliers
  • Conduct quarterly performance reviews on strategic suppliers
  • Develop and establish approved vendors and contractors
  • Identify value creation opportunities to reduce operational expense (OPEX) and increase capital efficiency (CAPEX)
  • Develop and establish spare parts inventory and purchasing strategy with Operations
  • Oversee warranty claims process with contractors and vendors for Operations
Success Criteria (what success will look like in this role):
  • Ability to establish, streamline, and optimize supply chain networks from coast to coast
  • Ability to learn ERP and CMMS systems quickly
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with Operations, Asset Management, EHS, Legal, and Finance
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask frequently and successfully
  • Ability to analyze and recommend solutions when faced with ambiguity
  • Ability to manage time effectively allocate resources efficiently
  • Go-Getter mentality with passion for collaboration and success 
  • Desire to develop and implement a procurement program from ground up
  • Desire to advance waste and energy solutions that bring global benefit
Experience & Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in supply chain, engineering, or business
  • MBA or other relevant advanced degree preferred
  • 7+ years of operational procurement experiences within energy industry; renewable, oil & gas, petrochemical, etc.
  • Strong commercial acumen with ability to create supply chain solutions and deliver value
  • Strong negotiation, organization, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Effective at creating, summarizing, and presenting information logically for executive decision making
  • Fluency in ERP – Sage Intacct and/or Maximo
  • Fluency in Microsoft Suite – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook

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