ng Transmission & Distribution, Vegetation Management, Transportation Services, Environmental Compliance, Power Generation, Design & Planning and Inspections. This role provides you with abundant opportunities to learn and contribute to a wide variety of projects in areas ranging from Goat Grazing for managing vegetation to cutting edge UAS Aerial Vehicles for inspecting infrastructure. Some category strategies you may lead include:
Edison's vehicle fleet (4,000 vehicles), maintenance (30 garages), AirOps (Helicopters and drones)
Wildfire Mitigation - Vegetation Management and Fire Watch services
Powerplant / Outage Maintenance
Contracted Crane Services
Hydroelectric Turbine Repair
Emergency Environmental Response
Biologists / Archeologists
LiDAR and Satellite inspections
While your hybrid desk location will be around Rosemead, or another location such as Santa Ana or Pomona, CA, you will support all 50,000 square miles of Edison's territory and there is a possibility for you to co-locate with your client at any one of the many field locations within this territory.
This position may also require you to support additional Edison workgroups, depending on future demand.
As a Category Manager, your work will help power Southern California, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?
A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!
Developing Comprehensive Category Strategies.
Leading competitive solicitations including job walks, bid evaluation, negotiations, supplier selection, and contract development to drive value and ensure appropriate risk mitigation.
Maintaining an understanding of market trends and opportunities.
Partnering with suppliers to ensure adherence to Edison's Supplier Diversity goals.
Supporting the development and implementation of business processes to meet company, department, and business unit objectives.
Implementing supplier performance goals related to cost, quality, and service.
Seven (7) years of combined experience in a procurement, contract management, strategic sourcing, market research, cost analysis, contract drafting, supply chain optimization, contractor performance or negotiation function.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including oral presentations, group facilitation and negotiations.
Excellent analytical skills with an established ability to scrutinize complex data to make decisions and clearly support those decisions with objective rationale.
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
Proficiency transacting in our SAP business platform including Ariba Sourcing Pro and Ariba Contracts Pro.
Experience leading the competitive proposal process (RFx).
Experience with procurement contracts and standard terms and conditions.
Experience with service related contracts including fixed price, fixed unit price, time and material contracts.
Experience managing multiple projects and clients simultaneously.
Ability to apply principles of financial analysis.
Effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.
You must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, and the ability to effectively manage stress.
Negotiation and authoring of complex service contracts including EPC and Long Term Service Agreements.
You should know
This position's work mode is hybrid. The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
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Location for this job is Rosemead. Other locations such as Santa Ana or Pomona may be considered.
Relocation may apply to this position
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