Company: NextEra
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Juno Beach, Florida, United States

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy, Inc. headquartered in Juno Beach, FL is a leading clean energy company widely recognized for its efforts in sustainability, ethics and diversity. We own two electric companies: Florida Power & Light Company, which is the largest rate regulated utility company in the United States and Gulf Power Company, which serves customers in eight counties throughout Northwest Florida.

We are seeking a Senior Sourcing Managerto join our Integrated Supplier Chain Department in our Corporate Office, Juno Beach, FL. This role focuses on our Energy Storage and Solar Projects. The ideal candidate will establish, maintain and develop relationships with our strategic suppliers providing technical expertise and guidance throughout the procurement process to meet the goals of our renewables development build pipeline.

Job Overview

This position develops, evaluates, implements, and executes policies and programs directed towards providing contracted services and materials for the functional business unit (BU). Employees in this role lead supplier selection, qualification, development and overall supplier management for the entire contract life cycle. Successful candidates recommend and provide input to the determination of financial goals of the BU and analyze industry trends and evolving technology, in order to proactively identify supply base issues and minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and exploit emerging opportunities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Directs and manages sourcing team in efforts to decrease total cost of ownership and increase business unit productivity
• Determines priorities for area of accountability, to create clarity about focus and enable work to be completed efficiently
• Maintains and builds relationships with assigned business units, to facilitate understanding of business and supply chain requirements and to stress the importance of scheduling
• Forecasts projected sourcing requirements and manages the pipeline of assigned sourcing activity, to ensure adequate resources are applied
• Evaluates supplier core competencies and competitive positioning, using industry cost models
• Develops a negotiation strategy that delivers against business objectives and achieves sustainable relationships with suppliers
• Interacts with assigned operating business units, legal experts, and other Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) personnel
• Makes key decisions and/or recommendations concerning sourcing strategy, negotiation strategy, contract awards, and supplier management
• Interacts externally with the supplier community and industry analysts
• Oversees the management of the supplier base, ensuring new sources of supply are being continually developed and that ongoing supplier performance is being monitored
• Reviews and approves a comprehensive list of suppliers for bid processes, to ensure system activation of the best possible supply base
• Increases efficiency by continually improving the sourcing process, driving standardization of common items, and eliminating waste
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED
• Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
• Experience:10+ years
• Supervisor/Management Experience:10+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's - Business Administration

Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type:
Job Category: Purchasing/ Procurement
Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC
Location: Juno Beach, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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