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Procurement Mgr

Location: 

Wyomissing, PA, US

Company:  UGI Energy Services, LLC

UGI Energy Services supplies and markets natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to 40,000 customer locations across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern US.

We are a supplier, marketer, and midstream services provider – one backed by 135 years of natural gas experience, plus our own expanding energy infrastructure. Along with buying and selling energy commodities at the wholesale level, UGIES owns and operates key electric generation and midstream natural gas assets throughout Pennsylvania.

With headquarters and supply sources near the heart of the Marcellus Shale, UGIES is well positioned to meet the changing energy demands of commercial, industrial, institutional, and government customers for years to come.

OVERVIEW:  The Procurement Manager is responsible for leading, managing and executing procurement to include development, monitoring and execution of all related purchasing and contracting activities required to accomplish the organization’s procurement needs.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Develop and assimilate the central procurement function within the company’s culture, people and processes
  • Manage and prioritize the procurement department currently consisting of 2 direct reports including setting targets and monitoring performance
  • Establish and deliver a sourcing strategy that promotes adequate lead-time deliveries and leverages financial analysis and competitive bids/RFPs for cost savings and other target objectives
  • Run supplier contract management administration activities including negotiation, compliance, assumption, and renewals
  • Monitors the life cycle, in collaboration with project managers or department representatives, to make sure vendors perform requirements defined within contracts. 
  • Manages and executes/oversees the activities of solicitation processes to include, but not limited to, Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Invitations for Bids (IFB).  Coordinates with all departments to review and create specifications.
  • Establish policies, new processes and systems to more effectively and efficiently manage the P2P and inventory management cycles
  • Oversee the procurement card and fleet card program and grow spend to maximize cost savings, productivity gains and financial incentives
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure the most advantageous terms.
  • Prepare bid evaluations on both price and terms and make recommendations.
  • Review and audit purchase orders and invoices for accuracy and compliance with respective terms.
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients.
  • Anticipate unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies.
  • Perform risk management regarding supply contracts and agreements.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read manuals, drawings, schematics, blue prints and research technical matters to stay current with applicable technical and industry changes, a plus.
  • Strategic thinking and planning skills and experience.
  • Ability to manage staff and complete projects cost effectively.
  • Proven track record of process and internal control improvements.
  • Distinctive problem solving and analysis skills combined with sound business judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal and consultative skills; ability to collaborate with business leaders and build consensus on important supply chain decisions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, finance or accounting and strong preference for CPA or MBA
  • 5 to 10+ years of business experience in vendor sourcing, contracts management and supply chain management demonstrating progressive responsibility and growth.

UGI Energy Services, is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.


Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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