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Senior Sourcing Specialist [HYBRID]

Job Description **Join the Clean Energy Revolution**

Become a **Senior Sourcing Specialist** at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will develop and execute sourcing strategies for projects that will build the energy infrastructure of tomorrow in eMobility (Transportation Electrification), Building Technology, Energy Efficiency, Customer Experience, Consulting and Professional Services.

As a **Senior Sourcing Specialist** , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

**A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!**

+ Use interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills to manage a variety of strategies for value creation, cost savings, continuous improvement, and risk mitigation.

+ Develop and optimize sourcing strategies and continuous improvement initiatives.

+ Lead/participate in competitive solicitations, supplier selection, achievement of applicable Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), contract negotiations and development.

+ Represent SCE as a primary contact in transactions involving the purchase, lease, or licensing of materials, supplies, equipment, services, and/or technology.

+ Participate in and may direct the development, negotiation, and procurement of moderately complex purchase orders, change orders, requests for proposals, and contracts/agreements.

+ Negotiate Terms & Conditions and amendments to contracts/agreements as required.

+ Ensure achievement of the best value to the organization by coordinating the bid process and making recommendations for contract awards of moderate value.

+ Lead strategic sourcing studies, forecasts, and cost projections with moderate impact on business and operational strategy.

+ Establish and maintain positive working relationships with suppliers, corporate leaders/managers, supervisory and non-supervisory personnel.

+ Interpret contract provisions, resolve unusual or politically sensitive disputes, and resolve complicated invoice and payment issues.

+ May make final decisions consistent with organizational authorization levels.

+ On occasion may provide functional direction to other procurement agents.

**The essentials**

+ Five years of experience in purchasing, contract management and/or negotiating contracts.

**The preferred**

+ Bachelor’s degree or higher in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, or related field.

+ Experience using SAP software in a purchasing environment, and utilizing Ariba Sourcing, Contracting, and P2P modules.

+ Knowledge and decision-making experience of purchasing practices and policies, and knowledge of procurement contracts and standard terms and conditions.

+ Experience with industry best practices, standards, utility regulations, procedures and compliance as they relate to purchasing.

+ Experience prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously, and analyzing information and making strategic decisions regarding scope, impact, policy, development, and implementation.

+ CPM, CPSM, CPCM, CCCM, and/or PMP certification(s).

**You should know**

+ This position’s work mode is **hybrid** . The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage. The work mode can be changed based on business needs.

+ Visit our Candidate Resource page (https\:// to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

+ Position will require up to 10% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

+ Relocation does not apply to this position.

**About Southern California Edison**

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you will have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are 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.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.

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