CBRE shall be providing its client with Power and Cooling equipment purchasing and supply chain management support. The primary categories of mechanical and electrical equipment included are back-up power generators, generator enclosures, electrical switchgear, transformers, bus duct and mechanical cooling equipment.
Candidates with mechanical or electrical engineering background are preferred, but also candidates with prior knowledge of this type of equipment would be helpful to support day-to-day operations, large and complex project deployments, and will work across numerous customer teams.
The Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager will also provide the following Services:
Manage legacy product iterations and releases for data center equipment through the client's New Product Introduction ("NPI") process
Coordinating details, such as lead times, delivery schedules, quantities and types of equipment between suppliers and contractors for Owner Negotiated - Contractor Procured ("ONCP") and Owner Furnished Equipment ("OFE") programs
Add vendors and new bank account information to the procurement system for payment processing; Address and resolve supplier invoicing issues between Accounts Receivable and/or Project Management teams
Draft Purchase Order ("PO") details and track POs within client's internal Project Information & Metric Management System (PIMMS)
Support on Compliance, Deviations & Exceptions ("CDE") reviews regarding tracking and closure on specifications and Services between suppliers, engineering and internal project management teams; and Procurement and supply chain support on spares requests from internal Data Center Other duties may be assigned.
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Recommends staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management, or some related technical field, from four-year College and/or University or have 5 year of commercial MEP equipment purchasing experience. Minimum of two years of related experience and/or training. Minimum five years experience in procurement of real estate or facility management services and supplies.
Must have prior work experience with purchasing, sourcing, or purchasing of commercial mechanical and electrical equipment used in large construction projects.
Working Knowledge of Purchasing statistics: Work Load in/out, Individual Buyer Stat, PPV, and MRP Stats, and Contract Log.
Supply Management Certifications are preferred, but not required.
Accomplishments in handling diverse and complex sourcing transactions, negotiations, and contractual responsibility.
Must have strong technical skills and comfort using the following:
Power user of Google Applications; including Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, GMail, and Hangouts (Google video conferencing)
Dashboard creation using Tableau or similar applications.
Comfort with frequent video conferencing
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
C.P.M., C.P.S.M. or N.A.C.M. certifications or eligibility preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite. Working knowledge of database reporting and platform manipulation. Familiarity with use of contracts management tools and platforms.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
Internal Number: 20009877
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