Idaho Power Company Senior Purchasing Agent in Boise, Idaho
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08/23/2017 at 11:59 pm Mountain Time
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Looking for a change?
Idaho Power Company, located in the heart of beautiful downtown Boise is seeking a Senior Purchasing Agent to join our Procurement team. Why consider Idaho Power as your next employer? We offer excellent benefits, stable employment, work-life balance, and challenging work in a quickly evolving industry.
The Senior Purchasing Agent:
Receives minimal guidance
Leads stakeholders in the development of internal customer purchase requirements of significant risk and/or complexity
Develops and executes procurement strategies
Solicits quotes, leads the competitive bidding process, negotiates contracts and issues purchase orders for steel structures, wood poles, cable and conductors, meters and other operational equipment. Meets business unit cost objectives with focus on best value to Idaho Power.
Expert in purchasing practices, terms and conditions, negotiations, competitive bid process and supplier management practices
Proficiency in use of ERP systems
Excellent time management, decision making, problem solving, presentation, analytical, negotiation, critical thinking and organizational skills
Strong attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Communicate effectively (verbal and written) with a variety of audiences (including management)
Work well in a team environment
Mentor procurement team members
Ability to prioritize and efficiently perform multiple tasks
Easily interact with different personalities including highly technical personnel and business leaders
Apply time management techniques and be flexible to changing priorities to ensure proper completion of tasks
Gather information, identify linkage and trends and apply findings to assignments
Must be able to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment and maintain composure while dealing effectively with a diverse customer base and constructively work under pressure when faced with high workloads and aggressive deadlines
May be required to work extended hours in the event of large emergencies, i.e. fires, outages, etc.
Embrace change and accept challenge
Ask difficult questions
Solve difficult problems
Must be reachable after normal business hours to respond to leadership and customer requests.
Education: Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or related field.
Experience: Six or more years related procurement/purchasing work experience.
Building Partnerships, Business Acumen, Communication, Customer Orientation, Decision Making, Planning and Organizing
Need Assistance Completing Your Application?
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Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.
Please note: Idaho Power will not provide sponsorship for obtaining an employment visa, such as an H-1B visa.
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Throughout Idaho Power's history, our skilled and dedicated employees have remained the foundation of our company. They fulfill our commitments to customers, shareowners and each other today and every day.
Idaho Power provides competitive pay and benefits and supports our employees through our values of safety, integrity and respect and a healthy work-life balance. Together, we build a secure and healthy future.
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Idaho Power Company
P.O. Box 70
Boise, ID 83707