Solar Operations, Procurement Associate

  • Nexamp
  • Chicago, IL
  • Sep 11, 2020

Job Description

Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is making a difference in our environment excite you? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? If you’re excited about career growth, group volunteering, and the occasional ping pong after hours, then this is the job for you. Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 

 

SUMMARY

Nexamp is seeking a Solar Operations, Associate to support end to end execution of a supply chain management strategy for the organization.  The Solar Operations, Associate will assist in implementing procurement support on a tactical level dealing with project level logistics, vendor management, and procurement operational level support.  In addition, this candidate will support all Solar Operations for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction team. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support execution of a global organizational supply chain management strategy based upon continuous monitoring and forecasting of variable market conditions

  • Assists operations in purchasing budgets, plans, policies, and procedures within the organization

  • Assists in executing the purchasing strategy to supply projects sites with Just-In-Time delivery minimizing warehousing and logistics costs enterprise wide, while monitoring budgetary impacts.

  • Supports operations and logistics in all procurement and logistical needs to include equipment purchasing & project budgeting and warehouse management/inventory in order to facilitate solar project builds.

  • Support the Director, Solar Operations and Solar Operations Manager in all facets of procurement, logistics, and estimation.

  • Maintain relationships with vendors and distributors to ensure project schedules and budgets are successfully achieved.

  • Vendor onboarding, warranty documentation, specification drawing management, and equipment RFQs

  • Coordinate with internal engineering and construction teams, as well as key vendors on equipment specifications and delivery timing through scheduled weekly meetings and on demand requests

 

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on, results-oriented, and a team player.

Key qualifications are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Supply Chain Management or Engineering

  • Construction experience and/or knowledge, industry best practices of PV industry

  • Must be proficient in MS Office.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in order to effectively coordinate with internal teams and external partners

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to manage a multitude of contemporary tasks and deadlines and independently prioritize tasks accordingly

  • Experience with Netsuite, Procore, and Salesforce or equivalent ERP, Project Management, and CRM platforms preferred

PERKS & COMPENSATION

Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp Offers. This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401 (k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance with company contribution; Open Paid Time Off and Company Holidays; Commuter Benefits and Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a Fun, Collaborative, Downtown Office Environment. We provide healthy snacks, coffee, in-office yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!

 NEXAMP VALUES AND MISSION

Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.

Sectors

Energy

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