Sr. Procurement Lead, Supply Chain Procurement Ops

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manages a team of Procurement Specialists while maintaining procurement buying activities as necessary/assigned
  • Works closely with business users, engineers, and EH&S to satisfy the pending requests
  • Utilizes the Strategic Procurement Operations sourcing processes and operating policies & procedures; including
  • developing RFQs, Supplier Bid Evaluations, Negotiations, and Supplier Relationship Management
  • Supports category management activities through providing supplier data, spend information, and any other relevant
  • information to assist with the optimization and strategic sourcing of managed spend category
  • Drive Total Cost of Ownership improvements to reduce costs and transactions; execute contract consolidation
  • opportunities
  • Liaise with internal customers of respective purchasing categories to ensure minimal disruption to customer service due to
  • Procurement process
  • Manage customer expectations effectively and communicate with customer groups regarding procurement policies as these
  • relate to customer notice provision, requests, etc.
  • Identify Procurement process and technology improvement initiatives and work with Projects & Planning function to
  • develop initiative proposals and documentation for review
  • Conduct meetings/requisition planning with internal customers
  • Manage service delivery by: supporting transactional processes (e.g. invoice questions, etc.), auditing processes, training
  • users, etc.
  • Conduct procurements in accordance with existing contracts, and may be required to issue ''spot buys, BPA's, CPA's'' as
  • necessary
  • Performs other relevant operational procurement assignments as discussed with management
  • Enhance supplier relationships and meet with suppliers on a regular basis
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree In a related field, such as
  • Business, Supply Chain,
  • Engineering, etc And 3+ years of work
  • experience Or
  • Master's Degree In a related field, such as
  • Business, Supply Chain,
  • Engineering, etc And 2+ years of work experience

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree In a related field, such as
  • Business, Supply Chain,
  • Engineering, etc

Required Work Experience

  • Advanced; contract creation, contract management, end-to-end value chain cost
  • analysis, negotiation, sourcing strategy, issue management, risk management,
  • communication skills, motivating and developing other Req And
  • Effectively interact with various levels of management, union personnel, internal and
  • external customers and vendors, as well as outside agencies. Req And
  • Demonstrates ability to accept challenges and use creative thinking to analyze data
  • and recommend solutions. Req And
  • Understanding of Contract / Procurement Law Req And
  • Understanding of Supplier Analysis, Screening, and Selection Req And
  • Understanding Contract Administration Req And
  • Business Partner Relationship Management Req And
  • Advanced focus in customer service Req And
  • 5-7 years 5+ years of experience in direct or indirect Procurement work, Category
  • Management, Con Edison Operations, or Finance Pref And
  • Con Edison Operational Knowledge Pref And
  • Understanding of Oracle EBS Pref

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Physical Demands

  • Must push, pull, lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must sit or stand to answer a phone for entire shift
  • Must sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for entire shift
  • Must be able to read small print and symbols.

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be willing and able to travel within Company service territory and supplier locations, some of which may require overnight travel.
  • Must be available to perform off-hour emergency buyer functions, some of which may require working extended or nontraditional
  • hours, including weekends and holidays.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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