Southern California Edison Supply Chain Purchasing Agent in Rosemead, California


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Position Overview

This position will be responsible for supporting planning, business unit engagement, and training (PET), category strategy development, execution and performance measurement with a focus on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), compliance management and risk mitigation. Tasks may include but are not limited to, business unit engagement and planning, negotiating, developing, and managing compliance to contract/program budget, schedule, and quality standards. Primary focus is on identifying/delivering savings opportunities. The position will support the procurement planning, engagement, and training (PET) area within Indirect Procurement and may include other duties as assigned.

Typicalresponsibilities include:

  • Leads,contracting and procurement functions of the Indirect Procurement organizationand special projects, including PET, Customer Service, Information Technology,and Construction.

  • Managesthe execution of programs or contracts that have financial impact and may crossorganizational lines.

  • Interactswith Category Managers for continued sourcing success.

  • Maintainsconsistent interaction with suppliers and ensures adherence to establishedcontracts.

  • Integratework across relevant areas, developing strategies to enhance productivity,manage information and provide exceptional service to internal and externalstakeholders.

  • Assesswork activities for consolidation opportunities.

  • Assessbest work practices and technological fit Performs analysis supporting theresolution of risk issues and gap identification.

  • Developsmetrics to monitor area of responsibility, gaps and implementing action plansto remediate.

  • Develops, implements and executes change managementstrategies

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Seven years ofexperience in supply chain or contract management.

  • Experience negotiating contracts and/or end-userlicensing agreements.


  • BachelorDegree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Administration,Finance, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education,training, and experience.

  • Master’s Degree MA MS MBA

  • CertifiedPurchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), ProfessionalContracts Manager (CPCM), Project Management Professional (PMP)Certification

  • Experience withcomplex and back-office services contracts.

  • Demonstratedability to present recommendations and other communications regularly toall levels of the organization.

  • Experience ofSupply Chain processes and supporting activities.

  • Experience ofpurchasing practices and policies.

  • Experience ofprocurement contracts and standard terms and conditions.

  • Ability to makedecisions relating to various supply chain activities on a daily basis inoffice and field locations.

  • Experience withAriba and SAP.

  • Demonstratedability to execute projects to completion on an independent basis.

  • Demonstratedability to work effectively within a team environment.

  • Demonstratedexcellent oral and written communication skills, including oralpresentations, formal correspondence and contractual documentation, groupfacilitation, and negotiations.


  • Candidates for thisposition must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for anyemployer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Approximately 30% of travel isrequired for this position

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.


Job Supply Chain

Title: Supply Chain Purchasing Agent

Location: US-CA-Rosemead

Requisition ID: 71021266