Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist (Vogtle 1 & 2)
Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist – Vogtle 1 & 2
It's an exciting time to be part of our growing organization. Southern Nuclear, headquartered in Birmingham, AL, operates Southern Company's six nuclear reactors at three locations in Georgia and Alabama: two reactors at Plant Vogtle, near Waynesboro, GA; two reactors at Plant Hatch, near Baxley, GA; and two reactors at Plant Farley, near Dothan, AL. In addition, construction of two new reactors is ongoing at our Plant Vogtle location. If a new and significant challenge is what you have been longing for, and if you are energized, positive, committed, and desiring to make a difference, then we are looking for YOU to join our team!
Summary of Position Duties:
A Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist is responsible for supporting various work management or project management functions from a material sourcing perspective, focused solely in the area of 100% material availability. This position is responsible for material sourcing and inputting information into Maximo, including coordination of information on drawing submittals, fabrication schedules, delivery information, etc. The sourcing duties for parts, services, drawings and equipment are in support of nuclear projects, refueling outages, as well as on-line outage support as required. The position would also provide superior levels of customer service to Maintenance, Operations and other departments as necessary. A Sourcing Specialist will also be tasked to support various new and ongoing projects at the station and fleet level.
Specific duties include:
• Sourcing activities and material delivery requirements • Lead pre-bid meetings for materials and services • Lead cost saving initiatives to Deliver the Nuclear Promise • Serving as the point of contact for all supply chain sourcing activities • Set up sourcing tasks for drawing submittals, source surveillance and delivery on the various project purchases • Problem–solving, incomplete information on drawings, work with Procurement Engineering on issues (change orders, expediting purchase requisitions, etc.) • Coordination with Vendor Oversight and Site Design on source surveillance needs • MAXIMO Vendor Promise Dates • Documentum reporting • PO and project Reports to include all outage, P1, P2 and P3 purchases • Attend various project kickoff meetings as required (Design Review, EPC, etc.) • Initiate Liquidated Damages (LD) letters for back charges • Interface Plan of Day (POD) Specialist and Outage Specialists to review schedules to insure PO delivery consistent w/ POD requirements or outage milestones • Invoice Processing and Project Closeout Requirements
Job Requirements & Preferences:
Education: • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) • Masters Degree (a plus) Work Experience: • 3 years of Supply Chain / Project Management Experience (required) • Experience purchasing material, equipment, and / or drawing reviews (preferred) • General knowledge of Power Plant Operations (highly preferred)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Demonstrated accountability • Handling tight deadlines, managing priorities, and multiple projects with positive enthusiasm • Strong ability to influence and negotiate acceptable resolutions in project expectations and schedules. • Ability to host, lead and conduct meetings, both internal and external, with executive level management and other key personnel. • Superior written and oral communication skills at various levels within the organization including management, engineering, contractors and other key stakeholders • Enterprise Solutions Software Expertise – Maximo / Oracle / Southern Company Sourcing • Customer focused with ability to build and sustain relationships with internal customers, suppliers, contractors and other key stakeholders • Basic comprehension of specifications and engineering drawings • General knowledge of Accounting Principles and broad knowledge and understanding of internal controls and associated SOX requirements • Strong MS Office application skills including Microsoft Excel and Access (required)
• Self-directed with strong initiative and personal responsibility/accountability • Professionally driven and tenacious to persevere under adverse circumstances • Team player • Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the Southern Company's Values of Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment. _Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America’s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune’s annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at_ _www.southerncompany.com_ _._ _Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law._ _\#LI_
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Plant Vogtle - 7821 River Road (7821WAYNESBORO) 7821 River Road Waynesboro, 30830