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FirstEnergy Corp. Supply Chain Risk Analyst in Akron, Ohio

Supply Chain Risk Analyst


Akron, OH, US, 44308

Job Function: Procurement/Supply Chain

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 65784

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with the FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]

The Third-Party Risk Analyst is a member of the newly created Solutions and Standards team within the Supply Chain organization. The Solutions and Standards team is a Center of Excellence organization which drives continuous improvement and mitigates risk across Supply Chain and FirstEnergy. This analyst will be a part of the on-boarding, analysis, and on-going monitoring of third-party under the third-party risk management program. Will follow established guidelines to identify and resolve problems and will use some independence of thought but is expected to refer more complex problems to supervisors or other experts

This position can be sited at any location within the FirstEnergy service territory. (OH, PA, WV, NJ & MD)

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and developing strategies for third-party risk management across the organization

  • Ensuring all required information and supporting documentation are captured for new and existing third-party going through a triggering event or material change by coordinating with internal business units

  • Coordinating with business units to initiate renewals of due diligence

  • Drafting due diligence findings and reporting recommendations for controls and monitoring

  • Validating resubmitted documents and updates system accordingly as needed

  • Tracking onboarding requests, re-assesses pipeline, and manages assignments as necessary.

  • Monitoring, researching, analyzing, and addressing all essential compliance activities

  • Coordinating directly with other areas of the organization to obtain relevant FirstEnergy requirements (i.e. Risk, Legal, Cyber Security, Information Security, etc.)

  • Promptly responding to queries and assists with problem-solving of matters received from internal personnel

  • Implementing process improvement to create efficiencies.

  • Informing management on status of cases and proactively identifies and flags issues.

  • May be accountable for regular and ad hoc reporting

  • Performing special projects as required and any other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, education or a related discipline is required and 7-10 years’ related work experience.

  • In lieu of a degree, 10 years of related experience required. Related work experience includes previous third-party risk analysis and management. Certification for Risk Professional a plus.

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Detail-oriented

  • Ability to work with individuals at all organizational levels

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification


FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Akron

Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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