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Entergy Procurement Specialist (Nuc) II - Sr. in Jackson, Mississippi

Date: Mar 25, 2020

Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Company: Entergy

*This position may be filled as a Procurement Specialist II, III or Sr. in the Jackson, Mississippi area. Two vacancies will be filled by this one posting.*

Job Summary/Purpose:

Responsible for the overall procurement, and contract negotiations/administration of products and services required for efficient and cost effective system operation. Engages the customer proactively while offering transformative and innovative solutions in a timely manner.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Conducts/implements full cycle (cradle to grave) Contracting and Procurement methodologies including identifying bidders, coordinating with stakeholders, developing RFx (Request for Information, Quote, Proposal, etc.), facilitating commercial and technical evaluations, developing award recommendation and executing purchasing/contract documents, including negotiation of terms and conditions. Must be familiar with Blanket Order agreements and Master Purchase Agreements (MPAs).

Interfaces with customer departments including Maintenance, Production, Engineering, Operations, Chemistry and Project Management, Legal, Tax, Risk Management. Participates in Entergy’s Continuous Improvement (CI) Strategy, Employee Driven Excellence (EDE), includes an understanding of the applicable Strategic Category Plans and Supply Chain process/commodity teams to improve the procurement process, procedures or technology.

Assists in drafting responses to audits, condition reports and other data requests. Ensures ethical standards and company polices are followed in all procurement related functions.

Conducts research activities. Obtains favorable commercial terms and conditions while maintaining the appropriate quality and costs.

Assists customers regarding procurement or contract requirements, issues, concerns or administrative processes in a timely manner. Administers and monitors supplier performance. Must have a commitment to safety. Able to multitask, show effective organizational skills, with a willingness to learn and support a team environment.

Provides reports for immediate supervisors. Performs other duties as required, directed or assigned.

Minimum education required of this position:

Prefer either Supply Chain related B.A./B.S. degree (such as business, accounting, finance, engineering/technical), CPA, professional supply chain/procurement certification, OR equivalent related experience.

Prefer a Master's Degree

Minimum experience required of this position:

Procurement Specialist II - 1-3 years of procurement or related experience.

Procurement Specialist III - 2-5 years of procurement or related experience.

Sr. Procurement Specialist - 3-8 years of experience.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

Has working understanding of all applicable procurement policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Has appropriate level of understanding of Supply Chain Management fundamentals. Demonstrated ability to apply applicable codes and regulations, including UCC, Contract Law and FERC. Behaviors demonstrate commitment to effectively manage costs. Good computer knowledge and the ability to use procurement software systems.

Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 95700

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

Job Segment: Procurement, Engineer, Risk Management, Supply, Operations, Engineering, Finance, Research

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