We Energies Commodity Specialist in Green Bay, WI, Wisconsin

4044BRJob Title:Commodity SpecialistRequisition Number:4044BREducation/Experience Requirements:The Commodity Specialist minimum qualifications;2 years of direct sourcing experience to include: Purchasing/procurement of materials and/or services. In lieu of sourcing experience, Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Finance or a related field required.The Sr. Commodity Specialist position, in addition to the minimum qualifications, requires:Demonstrated ability to perform sourcing functions and processes independently with minimal oversight from department leadersDemonstrated ability to lead complex procurement projects with significant scopes and value, including cross functional team management and project management skillsDemonstrated ability to prioritize his/her work to meet the needs of internal clients.Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with peers, internal customers, and suppliersDemonstrated ability to identify and capture process improvement and cost reduction opportunitiesDemonstrated organization and preparation skills to lead complex negotiations with suppliersDemonstrated workplace professionalismBachelor's Degree Preferred. External Location:WI-Green Bay, WI-MilwaukeeEmployment Type:RegularExternal Job Responsibilities:WEC Business Services, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is seeking a self-driven Commodity Specialist.Opportunities exist in our Green Bay, WI and Milwaukee, WI offices. The Commodity Specialist is responsible for full scope procurement of all materials and services for the assigned business units using the e-Procurement tools. You will establish a wide range of sourcing strategies to support the business units in meeting/managing their demands.Full scope procurement includes;Mitigate the company’s liability and risk through negotiating legal terms and conditions.Establish and manage risk on existing contracts with suppliers.Prepare and lead negotiations (standard & complex) with suppliers.Manage supplier transitions as part of contract implementation.Participate in cross-functional procurement teams.Provide commercial management for major initiatives.Communicate vital market, contract, and supplier information to business units.In addition, implement strategic approaches to sourcing goods/services to achieve superior business results that satisfy business unit, department and corporate objectives. Ensure the key strategies of the Supply Chain sourcing plan are delivered according to plan. Establish cross-functional teams consisting of suppliers and company stakeholders and provide leadership, coaching, and support to team members to insure the team’s success. Provide work direction to Sourcing Analysts to coordinate material planning and inventory management. Company:WEC Business Services EEO Statement:WEC Energy Group and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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