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Procurement Specialist I/II/III

Company: Energy Northwest
Location: Richland
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job TitleProcurement Specialist I/II/IIIJob ID6846LocationEnergy NorthwestFull/Part TimeFull-TimeFavorite JobRegular/TemporaryRegularGeneral SummaryTHIS POSITION IS POSTED AT MULTIPLE LEVELSGENERAL SUMMARYThis position is responsible for procuring services and materials, including nuclear safety-related operational and spare parts, equipment, materials and supplies; identifying, tracking and maintaining the stock level of warehoused materials prior to use. The Procurement Specialist III is expected to perform independently, with minimal supervisory involvement in complex actions and issues, to support Energy Northwests objectives for cost competitiveness, material condition, public confidence and stewardship through procurement practices that conform to the Revised Code of Washington, Executive Board Resolutions, company policies and procedures, and prudent business practices.PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIESPerform independently with appropriate discretion and judgment, typically with minimal direction/support or management involvement. Evaluate and procure services and materials, including nuclear safety-related operational and spare parts, equipment, materials and supplies. Includes processing and administering purchase requisitions, purchase orders, internal supply requests and contracts, applying quality, technical and commercial requirements, expediting materials, and customer contact and service. Also includes all activities associated with planning, development of purchasing/contracting strategies, maintaining market intelligence and performance management of suppliers of strategic materials and services.Demonstrate skills in teamwork and communication to address and achieve resolution on critical procurement issues, both within Energy Northwest and with vendors/contractors. Provide advice and counsel to customers, peers, and management to ensure understanding of procurement strategies, and commercial and procurement actions.Provide knowledge (e.g., technical/consulting services) and personal accountability to manage implementation, administration, and issue resolution of contracts/purchase orders and related subjects using prudent and ethical business practices, good judgment, and application of interpersonal and negotiating skills. Coordinate communication and evaluation with Quality Assurance, Engineering/Technical, Legal, Auditing, and Finance, as appropriate and prudent.Conduct evaluation of bids and proposals sufficient to defend and justify award recommendation. Prepare clear, concise, and complete contract/purchase order documents, from pre-procurement through close-out phases. Maintain written records of pertinent activities, discussions, negotiations, contract changes, and correspondence to ensure Energy Northwest can demand and defend contractual rights.Assist customers to assure thorough and complete preparation of scope of work and other electronic or written documents required for the procurement process. Author and generate contracts and purchase orders within delegated procurement authority. Close out contracts and purchase orders upon completion of all technical, commercial, and legal requirements.Provide assistance/guidance to Procurement Specialists I & II.Represent Supply Chain Services at various work-week meetings and other required meetings as needed.Must participate on the Emergency Response Team (ERO) as designated, as well as represent Supply Chain Services in the Outage Command Center (OCC) as needed.Must support the biennial refueling outage.REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCERequires a Bachelors degree and five years of experience in government, regulated, or nuclear procurement analysis, evaluation, negotiation and execution, and principles and techniques of procurement processes OR a high school diploma or GED and nine years of experience in government, regulated, or nuclear procurement analysis, evaluation, negotiation and execution, and principles and techniques of procurement processes.DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEFour years of nuclear procurement experience. Experience in procurement activities of moderate complexity, with varied conditions of procurement analysis, evaluation, negotiation and execution, including principles and techniques of the negotiation process in a business environment.Has had some experience in assisting with Self-Assessments and/or Procedural revisions.BENEFITSWe offer substantial benefits which include medical, dental, vision and disability insurances and 4 weeks of personal time. We have three retirement programs available including a matching 401k and the Washington State Pension Plan. An at-risk compensation program and other voluntary benefits include flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, credit monitoring, and identity theft coverage.Salary RangeLevel I Salary: $67,838 minimum to $84,798 midpointLevel II Salary: $77,963 minimum to $97,454 midpointLevel III Salary: $89,665 minimum to $112,081 midpointTypically, selected candidates are hired at a salary rate between the minimum and midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience and qualifications, market rate, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.Equal Employment OpportunityWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate due to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.EEO is the law, click here to learn moreThis position is open until filled

Keywords: Energy Northwest, Richland , Procurement Specialist I/II/III, Other , Richland, Washington

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