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Director of Tactical Procurement

Company: Koch Industries, Inc.
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

We're prepping for scheduled maintenance! Application submissions will be closed from 11:00 pm EST Friday to 9:00 am EST on Saturday. DEPCOM Power is looking to add a Director of Tactical Procurement as the next leader of their Procurement Execution Group for their US-based utility-scale solar EPC Division. The right individual will be a highly motivated, charismatic leader with a proven track record in managing the Procurement function in a fast paced, rapidly expanding organization. They must be skilled in developing staff, developing Procurement tools and techniques, and managing large & complex procurement transactions.At DEPCOM Power, we design, build and operate some of the largest and most efficient solar plants for leading utility companies and asset owners. Our expert solar industry veterans have created a project portfolio of more than $4 billion, while successfully meeting every commercial operation date and energy output guarantee. Our superior capabilities are continuously expanding to provide enhanced energy solutions across the broader energy industry sector. As part of Koch Engineered Solutions, and with locations across the United States, we are looking for ambitious and entrepreneurial-spirited professionals to join us on our growth journey to transform one of America's fastest growing energy sectors.What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Management of a high-performance tactical Procurement Team
  • Development of procurement infrastructure to support a rapidly growing business while driving company-wide adoption of purchasing best practices, controls, and processes
  • Lead "value engineering" efforts of Procurement processes to ensure maximum transaction efficiency
  • Develop necessary infrastructure (reporting, archiving etc.) to manage and monitor the activities of the group
  • Ensure development and maintenance of a robust internal control process around procurement transactions
  • Development of documented Procurement Manual and robust training process for new hires to ensure consistency of activities within the group
  • Drive analytical methods such as spend analysis, commodity price trending and order analysis to support and increase accuracy of ordering methodology
  • Cultivate and maintain a collaborative partnership with other key groups including Accounting, Project Management and Project Finance/Controls to ensure alignment with budgets and other company key objectives
  • Identifying and implementing supplier diversity strategies/programs to achieve company-wide targets
  • Development and implementation of an ESG program for our supply baseThe Experience You Will BringRequirements:
    • Experience developing procurement policies, procedures, and infrastructure in a high paced, rapidly growing environment
    • Previous experience leading and developing staff
    • Experience in process development and improvement with exception reporting infrastructure and -ERP/procurement system implementation -What Will Put You Ahead
      • Experience in a tactical procurement environment where tactical and strategic procurement are separated under different leadership -
      • Tactical procurement experience focused on the purchase of equipment and materials in a construction and/or renewable energy business
      • Understanding of complex sourcing concepts with experience proactively planning for new/emerging industry trendsKoch Engineered Solutions, part of the Koch Industries family of companies, is a dynamic network of businesses that work together to create an ecosystem of domain expertise. Increasing operational efficiency and safety. Reducing waste and emissions. The manufacturing challenges of today aren't just about improving performance or practicing environmental stewardship, such as managing water and waste, reducing carbon emissions and increasing energy efficiency. They are about doing both, but better. That's where you come in. We are a people company. It's our people who bring the domain expertise and engineered solutions to our customers. Join our ranks and change the world. Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter. At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: Not ready to apply? Take a minute to sign up to receive notifications on opportunities that match your interests.Food. Shelter. Clothing. Transportation. Koch Industries creates life's basic necessities, while innovating ways to make them even better. Yet our advocacy for a free and open society is what truly sets us apart.

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