Responsible for beginning to end planning and procuring of inventory and maintenance materials. Supports the complete supply chain activities for assigned commodities, using sound business practices and ethics. Ensures all facets of strategic material planning and tactical purchasing/expediting are executed within corporate and department guidelines. Meets departmental goals in areas of material price reduction; supplier on-time delivery of quality material; inventory optimization, utilization, and accuracy; customer support & satisfaction. Position includes analysis of material needs and availability, negotiation/bid/purchase of materials, delivery interface, invoice problem resolution, and order close-out; requires extensive knowledge of assigned commodities, strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to successfully interface with technical personnel, and proficiency in all aspects of the procurement process. Position requires attention to details, exceptional organizational, prioritization, multi-tasking and time management skills and the ability to proactively determine the best course of action in problem solving. Must have extensive Microsoft Excel computer skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and other procurement application software and reporting software. Must keep abreast of industry competitive situations and alternative supply sources and cost trends. Must have the ability to work independently.
Education: Four year degree
Experience: Eight years of procurement and materials planning, preferably in the utilities industry
Equivalent Experience: Sixteen years Supply Chain profession with focus in inventory procurement and materials planning and management.
Specialized Skills (e.g., typing, computers, software, tools and equipment uses, etc.):Lawson software; Business Objects Reporting; Sharepoint
About Georgia Transmission Corporation
Georgia Transmission Corporation is the electric transmission arm of the state’s family of consumer-owned, non-profit utilities that serve 4 million people. As such, we plan, build and maintain a power grid that serves nearly half the state’s residents. We are owned by 38 of the state’s 41 cooperatives, and our transmission construction and maintenance schedules rival that of some of America’s largest utilities. Located just east of Atlanta, we offer opportunities in the following areas: engineering and technical, business and corporate affairs, operations and maintenance, and land and environmental services.
• Competitive salaries
• Health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
• Educational and certification assistance
• 401(k) and Retirement Income Plan
• Flexible schedules
• On-site Cafeteria and Credit Union, Fitness Center
• Challenging work
• Mentoring and training
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Georgia Transmission Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled