Iberdrola USA AGILE Talent Program - Renewables Purchasing (REN 58611) Portland, OR in United States


Reports To: Director, Renewables Purchasing

Cross-Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department

Portland Corporate Office Portland,OR


AVANGRID, an innovative and growing energy company, needs a creative and ambitious recent college graduate to join our Purchasing team. You will take part in our development program to learn our business inside and out. If you are looking to broaden your skill set and build a satisfying career, apply today. For more information on our company, visit www.avangrid.com.

As part of the program, you will support Purchasing initiatives across Renewables and Corporate Business Areas from project inception to operations (e.g., permitting and development, construction, and operations). The ideal candidate is results-oriented, competitive, energetic, and enjoys taking on new challenges.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Participate in a dynamic professional development program with tailored challenges and projects including a pilot E-Procurement project.

  • Gain exposure to purchasing activities within a publically-traded, global Energy company.

  • Work with the management team to develop your business skills.

  • Work in an innovative and energized environment with a chance to make an impact.

  • Create a comprehensive personal development plan to develop competencies critical to both your and our success.

At AVANGRID, we want to grow with you. Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive overview of the corporate Purchasing functions with a focus on the Renewables sector. This is your chance to gain perspective and valuable experience.

  • Working in Purchasing will give you the opportunity to work and interact with a variety of the Businesses Areas,streamlining your ability to understand the key drivers of the growing Energy sector.

  • Opportunities to network and build lasting relationships with great colleagues across the globe.

  • A global perspective, as part of global energy leader Iberdrola Group, with opportunities to work in other parts of the world.

  • A focus on innovation and technology.

  • A commitment to the environment and providing clean, renewable energy.


Here’s what you need:

Skills & Abilities:

  • Leadership capabilities demonstrated through projects, internships, volunteer and/or work experiences.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills.

  • Project management and organizational skills.

  • Creative problem solving, with proven strength in analysis and critical thinking.

  • Adaptability to change and mobility.

  • Strong technical abilities and ability to learn quickly.

  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment.

  • Creative and innovative thinking.

  • Ability to deliver results.

  • The confidence to challenge and question where appropriate.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Completed Bachelor in Economics, Business Administration or Engineering-related field; GPA ≥ 3.0; Masters/MBA Degree preferred.

  • Less than 5 years of professional experience related to the field through internships or other opportunities or leadership and/or volunteer experience.

If requested, must be geographically mobile.

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 877-387-9061 or careers@avangrid.com


Department: Purchasing

Job Title: AGILE Talent Program – Renewables Purchasing

Location: USA – 1125 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR

REFERENCE: 5089077801

Publication date: 04.05.2018