Procurement Specialist - Logistics
- Salary: $30 - 40 per hour
Job Title: Procurement Support Specialist- Logistics
Location: Remote in the United States (Open to all time zones)
Contract Duration:12 months with the possibility of extension
Ideal Start Date: April 3rd
Working Hours: 7am PST to 3:30pm PST
Pay Rate: 30-40/hour, depending on experience
We are seeking an experienced Procurement Support Specialist with a minimum of 5 years of experience in materials purchasing and logistics, preferably in the solar or electrical industry. The candidate should have a strong background in communicating delivery dates with vendors, project managers, and subcontractors. The ideal candidate will have experience in both procurement and scheduling, with a 50/50 split between the two.
Travel: Occasional team gatherings once a quarter (if required)
This is a remote position, and we are open to candidates from all time zones. The contract duration is at least a year, with the possibility of extension. If you have experience in solar or electrical industries and have worked in materials purchasing and logistics, we encourage you to apply. NO visa sponcership availible at this time W2 candidates only.
Description:Summary: The Project Controls Manager is responsible for leadership, direction, management, and performance of a project controls team. The Project Controls Manager is responsible to assure that the reporting systems for project controls, the project controls roles and staff and the tools used in project controls are developed, available and functioning according to enterprise requirements. The department performs complex aspects of individual project estimating, scheduling, change documentation and cost control while reporting to accounting and clients. The Project Controls Manager is a critical position as the leader in project controls. This position supports Project Managers and Project Directors on projects and programs of varying size and complexity. The Project Controls Manager will be expected to lead and direct the team that provides review of the project controls status (cost, contract, WBS, schedule, resource, etc.). This position is critical to the coaching and mentoring of Project Controls Specialists.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned. Responsible for the development of effective scheduling reports, cost reports, cash flow reports and forecasts for multiple projects.Responsible for the development, implementation, and management of a reporting data warehouse to produce valuable program controls reports and data for multiple large projects.Responsible for recruitment, development, training, retention and evaluating performance of the project controls team.Responsible for the development and implementation of project execution plans.Develop and maintain effective relationships with existing and potential clients, customers, and contractors to develop additional business.Responsible for engineering, procurement, and construction planning, scheduling, logistics and cost control.Serves as a point of contact for technical questions from the project team.Experience with Construction Self-Perform projects.Ensure accurate cost management and forecast reporting.Interfaces with the Project Management Team and Accounting Department to review project costs and contingency costs and support external audits.Experience in negotiation of heavy industrial project prime agreements and construction contract/subcontract agreements.Responsible for the review of upstream (prime contract) / downstream (purchase orders & subcontract) change orders.Responsible for analyzing a cash flow report.Responsible for leading the Interactive Project Planning Meetings (IPPM).Responsible for presentation of Project Controls reporting.Lead and direct schedule management involving critical path method scheduling techniques, estimating, project cost management, forecasting and document control for multiple projects.Recommends schedule work arounds and mitigation efforts to the team.Ensure accurate Earned Value Management system reporting.Responsible for analyzing progress curves.Responsible for the review of material takeoffs.Oversee the risk management process by identifying and mitigating risk potentials to the project.Responsible for ensuring quality checks and inspections on project controls deliverables.Responsible for the review of field audits to validate accuracy of reporting and processes.Capable of performing Project Forensic Analysis. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.A minimum of 15 years of direct project controls experience.Must have field experience in order to facilitate and produce detailed construction schedules and interface those construction schedules with engineering and procurement activities.Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Excellent interpersonal skills.Accounting experience required.Expert user of Microsoft office.Expert user of Oracle Primavera P6Experience with Construction Self-Perform projects.Experience in negotiation of heavy industrial project prime agreements and construction contract/subcontract agreements.
Spencer Ogden are pleased to be partnered with an established Offshore Wind Developer spearheading the Energy Transition. Our partners are looking to bring on a Procurement Associate to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry.As Procurement Associate, you will support the procurement/contracting cycle on the project by achieving the best cost-effective conditions, lowering risk and ensuring the delivery of all products and services required for the different phases of the projects. Duties in these projects will involve: Contributing to commercial aspects of development, consenting, engineering, construction and, maintenanceFacilitating competitive processes and commercial management or contractsEnsuring that all procurement and contracting matters are in accordance with legislation and essential requirements You will be expected to: Prepare and maintain planning of sourcing activitiesDuring the tender: coordination of the internal stakeholders which are part of the negotiation such as legal, risk assessment or technical departmentsSet out contracts that are fully compliant to support our business needs which are legally binding, mitigate any and all commercial risksAlongside the project management, team members, internal lawyers, assist in the handling of claimsTake accountability for contract analysis and advise the project team on the content of the contractWork with the Supply Chain and Local Content Lead to create strong relationships with the related suppliers across the supply chainAnalyse trends and forecasts within the market place The right candidate will have: 2+ relevant experience sourcing goods and services, preferably related to offshore industriesExperience in other roles with commercial, legal, contract management or tendering positions
This company is one of the world's leading offshore wind energy companies, with a portfolio of offshore wind turbines ranging from 3 MW to 15 MW. The company's offshore wind sourcing team is looking for a Procurement Manager who will be responsible for negotiation, fulfilment of the offshore POs, expediting and deliveries of the project. The Procurement Manager will report to the Project Director.Roles and Responsibilities:· Directing the Project Sourcing strategy for cost, vendors panel, on time PO placement, on time delivery and execution of services.· Sponsors buyers in invoices treatment, bonds requests to suppliers and purchase order negotiations· Has the authority to make resolutions in his/her project within the project Sourcing scope.· Understands the commercial part of the TSA (Turbine Supply Agreement) contract and ensures its flow down terms into Purchase Orders and project subcontracts· Ensures that all relevant sourcing processes, work instructions and guidelines are followed within the project as well as ensures compliance with Corporate Instructions, Legal, Financial, and Quality directives· Supports sourcing fulfilment leader for the correct delivery of products and materials on-time and with due quality requirements. Works together with sourcing fulfilment leader on improvement of supplier performance.Required Qualifications:- Degree in commerce, engineering or science- Masters is desirable but not essentialDesired Characteristics:· Minimum 5 years experience as Project Sourcing Manager or Supply Chain management· Secure understanding of finance and commercial implications on the global energy market· Good understanding of legal/contractual aspects of an EPC contract.· Risk management knowledge.· Team player and a good communicator· Strong Negotiation skills.
Spencer Ogden are pleased to be partnered with an established Offshore Wind Developer spearheading the Energy Transition. Our partners are looking to bring on a Procurement and Contracts Manager to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry. As Procurement and Contracts Manager, you will support the procurement/contracting cycle on the project by providing all elements of contract administration, procurement and commercial management support. Duties in these projects will involve: Contract Management of multiple offshore and onshore contracts.Procurement and coordination for both offshore and onshore works and services across different project.Operational budget creation and management You will be expected to: Coordinate a range of activities associated with direct procurement activities on offshore and onshore projects.Manage procurement processes.Execute contract negotiation, contract management and administration.Oversee payments/forecasting, SRM and reporting. The right candidate will have: Chartered QS (preferable)Degree in Quantity Surveying and/or Procurement/Commercial relatedContract Administration and Contract Management (during execution phase) of offshore contracts and expected to have experience of various forms of contractsProcurement of offshore and onshore contractsContract Administration and Contract Management during execution phase If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Location - Dateland, AZPay $35-$40/hrEnds 12/1/2023Per diem: $75/daySoft skills:OutgoingSelf-motivatedAbility to solve problemsAble to work closely with several teams onsiteNo complainersPositive attitudeWilling to travel anywhereAble to give 110% and work through any problems if any Coordinating transportation providers to ensure prompt and proper movement of shipmentsResponding to customer inquiries and referring clients to the proper channelsReviewing purchase orders and shipping documents to ensure accuracyMaking special shipping arrangements as necessaryTracking and fixing shipping errorsPreparing bills and invoicesManaging distribution and shipment budgetsEnsuring that the quality of all services provided meets the required standardsDeveloping processes that make the supply chain more efficient and organized
Senior HSEQ Specialist to work in Underground Hydrogen gas storage facility in Lulea Sweden Role: Senior HSEQ specialistContract length: April 2023 - December 2024Location: Lulea (SE)The project is a hydrogen gas storage facility, so hydrogen experience would be a bonus.Assignment descriptionDS-PO – draft account:The department is DS-P's support for operational management (project office).• Responsibility for managing the operational investment portfolio.• Operational support to the unit in HSSEQ matters.• Ensure quality and project efficiency.• Coordinate DS-P operational risks• Project staffing**DS-PO provides operational specialists in HSSEQ, time and resource planning and program administration. Responsibility:We need to get hold of a senior resource who can work with HSEQ independently in collaboration with our project manager.The consultant must be completely comfortable moving in sparsely populated areas, the mountains, etc. Regardless of the season.Puma would need a resource for this, it is a resource for operational management see below example:- Follow-up Eltel's reporting of Enia events must be closed within 30 days.- Run HSEQ meetings weekly with Eltel, MSA PL attends them as well- Carry out Safety Walks / Safety Rounds weekly at different sites in the rollout areas- Monitor that Eltel is updated with its Risk-P/Risk-U in the worksOther follow-up when/if more serious events occur
My client is currently sourcing an experienced Electrical Engineer who will be responsible for the technical and commercial aspects of onshore grid connections for large offshore wind farms. They will coordinate the expertise to deliver HV sub-stations for these projects and project manage external contracts.They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team on the ongoing development of several offshore wind projects around the coast of Ireland and the UK, with the opportunity to join a specific offshore wind project team when projects reach this stage in their development.The successful candidate will be highly motivated, innovative, commercially driven and have a track record of successfully delivering projects of a comparable nature and scale. Key Responsibilities: Key responsibilities include: Act as electrical lead for all onshore electrical works (substations, grid connections etc.) and coordinate interfaces with the renewable generation plant, civil works, TSO/DSO etc. Responsible for the optimization of the design and supporting the construction stage.Coordinate the overall system design (system studies, protection, SCADA, grid code compliance, FEED’s etc.)Preparation of all the electrical specifications and technical documentation to develop tender.Evaluation of tender submission and contract negotiation ensuring that award to preferred tenders achieves best value for money. Act as the focal point for all Electrical integrity issues.Development of substation layouts and drawings for planning submissions; Coordination with OEMs, contractors, partners, and other key stakeholders. Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceThe successful candidate must have: Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in large scale generation/energy sector with experience of working on electrical systems between MV and 400 kV . Strong contract management experience with an excellent understanding of Tendering, Tender evaluations, scoping, planning, design, costing, construction and commissioning assistance and oversight associated with substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale renewable generation projects. Working knowledge of and experience in the implementation of Engineering, Procurement & execution of EPC style contracts.A proven track record in delivering substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale generation projects.Experience of dealing with commercial aspects during project delivery.Experience in contract management with strong contract negotiation skills.Full drivers’ licence valid for use in Republic of Ireland.Level 8 Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification. This role is based in Dublin or Cork but travel to project locations as required, is a key requirement of the role. Please apply via the link or contact Hannah-Jo using the details below for more information. P: 0141 212 4801E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Renewable Network Specialist - Hybrid Job SummaryWe are currently recruiting for a Renewable Network Specialist. This position is responsible for supporting the SCADA systems at Renewable Generation facilities throughout Wisconsin. Support includes the design, implementation, and commissioning of systems at new facilities, ongoing operational support, and replacements/retrofits of existing facilities. The Renewable Network Specialist on SCADA Engineer/Specialist would focus primarily on Solar, Wind, and Battery facilities, but may also provide support at times in Hydro Generation and other types of Generation facilities.This Hybrid role offers a blend of working from home, working at our Madison, WI office (or one of our Wisconsin operations centers) and traveling throughout the Wisconsin territory to Generation sites.Travel is estimated to be 25-50% and will depend on the candidate's location and the projects assigned. For candidates living in the Madison area, travel will consist of primarily day trips, with some overnight travel expected. Minimal travel to Iowa is also required. The successful candidate must reside in Wisconsin.What you will do Monitors assigned system(s) or process(es) to assure sustained, efficient operation within prescribed quality and regulatory boundaries.Works with generating plant personnel to support the establishment and acceptance of plant system processes and process controls. Supports process performance implementation and continuous improvement to ensure positive change.Assists with the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of plant processes and systems. Assists with gathering accurate, reliable data by determining proper measurement methods, tools and calibration procedures. Provides input to assigned system control settings (parameters, targets, curves). Uses control plans and audits to ensure the methodology is standardized and being followed.Promotes the optimization of plant processes and equipment to maximize efficiency while meeting operational and regulatory requirements. Supports linkage between plant processes and plant/unit financial and operating goals, and regulatory requirements.Contributes to the implementation of process improvement programs and initiatives.Provides technical assistance as needed (design of experiments, statistical analysis, etc.). Interfaces with engineers and plant operations staff to transfer technical knowledge as needed. Facilitates process improvement teams as needed. Actively facilitates the transfer of knowledge within and across the Generation Business Unit.Assists in the development of justification for capital or maintenance projects to restore or improve performance of assigned systems. Frequently uses critical thinking skills necessary to develop recommendations which provide technically sound and the most cost-effective solutions applied to a specific problem.Assists plant operation and engineering staff during plant evaluation and testing of new products to determine the effect of changes on plant equipment and system performance. Identifies test methods and establishes standards for reporting.Assist plant operation and engineering staff in troubleshooting process or system issues.Performs as a key team member who makes positive, supportive contributions on teams that deal with technical or operational problems.Depending on applicant qualifications, proactively provides guidance to less experienced staff members. Has established effective working relationships with employees, contractors, customers, functional groups, and internal and external peers. Explains technical problems to internal stakeholders and accurately prepares detailed documents such as technical studies, project documentation for future reference, etc.Leverage contractors, service providers and other internal resources to create sustainable and reliable solutions for Generation operations needs.Cross functional team building to lead requirements gathering for new systems and existing system improvements for an international organization that finds the best solution given business constraints.Review and ability to create technical requirements regarding SCADA system and communication network with OEMs.Assist in the commissioning of SCADA systems for new Power Plants.Work with Engineering and Construction to enhance SCADA standards and improve commissioning activities.Ability to work well in and/or lead cross functional teams with little supervision or oversight Education Requirements Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related area is preferred. Required Experience 5 years of experience in a relevant field such as network engineering, IT/OT, power plant engineering or operations; industrial processes; or quality control/quality assurance Other Requirements Must possess a valid driver's license. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Practical knowledge of engineering concepts and disciplinesExcellent interpersonal skills including team facilitation and negotiationKnowledge of SCADA systems and principles of databases and historians.Ability to read and understand plans, specifications, drawings, and documents relating to computers, data systems,SCADA, and electrical schematics.Ability to quickly assess technical outages and requirements with the ability to develop and implement appropriate action plans.Ability or willingness to work around energized equipment under proper lock-out, tag-out, and other safety procedures.Demonstrated knowledge of plant processes, products and equipmentKnowledge of, or experience with change management in a transformational environmentDemonstrated effective leadership skillsAbility to work in a diverse environment Preferred candidates will have: Working knowledge of traditional power systems and equipment such as generators, exciters, transformers, relays, switchgear, cable, low voltage circuit breakers, motor control centers, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)Working knowledge of renewable power systems (wind, solar, battery storage).Network security design, testing, and evaluation including network zoning and segmentation and Router, firewall, and switch configuration.Cybersecurity best practices and NERC CIP regulatory compliance.Extensive experience and skill in designing, programming, testing, and servicing complete automation solutions including plant wide systems.Skilled in any types of SCADA software, for example, Industrial Automation Ignition, Emerson Ovation, GE SCADA, Siemens SCADA, Vestas Online Business, Novatech OrionSkilled in Information Technology including site management, Server administration, and network configuration, Active Directory, virtualization, and all network hardware including Cisco.Have worked extensively and troubleshot issues with IT Technologies such as LAN/WAN. TCP/IP, VPN, DNS, DHCP, VLAN's, VPN, Email Systems, VOIP, or wireshark.Designed and implemented database servers using Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle or Canary.
-10 20 years of experience within the related functions-Demonstrable experience in leading strategic conversations with stakeholders, including deliberations of strategic options and trade offs-Experienced in conducting external market scans, benchmarking and assessment of competitive position with clear recommendation on strategic actions-Strong business acumen with keen eye for value, demonstrated by experience in developing and executing business plans-Strong nose for value and a clear communicator-Knowledge on clean energy industry, including but not limited to markets, competitors, customers, and value drivers are bonus-Has extensive experience in asset operations ( eg hydrogen, ammonia and/or industrial gas plants)-Talent must possess project management experience and skills. Talent to be familiar/be involved in all project management phases.-Subject Matter Expert on end to end Hydrogen value chain from production to application.-Familiar with Hydrogen related technologies (ammonia cracking, electrolysis) and able to commercially and technically compare and evaluate the technologies.
Location - Dublin/Cork, flexible working structure.Salary - Market leading, with wider benefits package.Reporting To - Renewable Engineering Manager.Job Overview: The role of Senior Offshore Wind Foundation Engineer will be to provide technical input and expertise on structures relating to offshore wind (both fixed bottom and floating, both WTGs and offshore substations) during the full lifecycle of development and operations.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Defining and implementing engineering strategies and plans relating to offshore foundations including tendering (preparation, evaluation and selection of preferred consultants), negotiating and managing high value design contracts whilst managing multiple consultants and associated interfaces.Undertake critical technical reviews of offshore structural design work.Support certification processes with independent verification bodies to reduce design risk and enhance asset value.Develop and define internal procedures, engineering standards and technical acceptance criteria for offshore foundations (fixed and floating).Provision of technical support relating to offshore wind structures for certification, fabrication, transport & installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance.Manage and provide design guidance and internal technical verification of WTG and offshore substation platform foundations.Inform DevEx, CapEx and OpEx assumptions and estimates relating to offshore structures throughout the various stages of project development.Assist with the preparation of construction contracts (e.g. employer's requirements and technical specifications) and contribute to project scheduling / budgeting and risk managementWork closely with internal stakeholders, project partners, external design consultants and contractors to produce optimal solutions suiting project objectives.Lead the identification of topics for research such as software, technologies, materials, fabrication methodologies to be investigated in field of expertise.Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams in developing technical aspects of offshore wind projects (fixed and floating) in anticipation of key project milestones such as seabed leasing events, planning applications, route to market auctions, FID and COD.Provision of technical and strategic advice to Lead Engineer / Project Manager(s) on projects. Requirements:Essential: Possess a Civil / Structural / Geotechnical Engineering degree (Level 8) or equivalent4+ years of experience in offshore industry, with at least 7 years post graduate experienceExperience in design and / or design management of offshore foundations (monopiles and jackets).Knowledge and experience of planning, managing and executing offshore foundation design contracts, design management, program management, cost and risk control.An understanding of relevant design codes and standards.Knowledge of integrated loads analysis, primary and secondary steel designs, corrosion protection systems, structural materials, welding, fatigue, bolt design, FE analysis, environmental loading, transport and installation, operation and maintenance. Desirable: Master's degree (Level 9), ideally relating to Offshore Engineering.8+ years of experience in offshore industry.Chartered Engineer status.Experience in design and / or design management of floating offshore foundations (semi-submersibles, barges, moorings, anchors, etc.)Experience with offshore structural inspections. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Contracts Manager FoundationsSpencer Ogden are pleased to be partnered with a leading Energy provider, spearheading the Energy Transition, looking to diversify from and build on their Oil & Gas roots. Our partners are looking to bring on a Contracts Manager to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry.As Contracts Manager, you will partner with Project Directors as Commercial Lead to optimise contracting strategies and maximise value in the procurement, contracting and negotiation process of project contracts while leading a team of Contracts Foundations Specialists. Duties in these projects will involve: Leading a negotiating team during demanding Contract negotiationsManaging interfaces between internal and external stakeholders to ensure contracts are optimised for the businessProviding direction to the evaluation team with a focus on specification review, equipment selection, commercial and negotiation strategy You will be expected to: Support an integrated portfolio approach to procuring goods and services and offer advice as requiredProvide commercial input into business development, specific market analysis projects, and other transaction support activitiesLead discussion with Procurement to devise strategy for development of competitive procurement processesDay-to-day management of the evaluation team with a focus on specification review, equipment selection, commercial and negotiation strategy to guarantee financeable contractsAttend supplier meetings/discussions and guide the team on addressing topics related to the technical & commercial aspects of the EPC or other contractsProvide commercial input into procurement strategies and evaluations, and develop cost optimisationsParticipate in and contribute to due diligence reports of potential acquisitions opportunities The right candidate will have: 10+ relevant experienceProven contract management skills coupled with a track record in delivering large complex projects including providing contractual input to large offshore wind projectsA comprehensive understanding of offshore wind projects, industry and supply chain If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
This will be working with a General Contractor and LEED and energy efficiency projects throughout New Mexico. Responsibilities: The work will oversee and manage several trades. SolarElectricalConcreteInterior/ Exterior finishesDemolitionCivil Work Provide support to the Project Manager for all activities leading up to and including construction activities including permitting, project scoping, bidding and procurement, cost estimating, scheduling and planning;Provide daily oversight and coordination of all project site construction subcontractors and activities;Manage daily job briefings with Sub-contractors;Manage off site storage of equipment and coordinate delivery of equipment with subcontractors;Inspect major equipment deliveries and document any discrepancies to vendorsReview/ attend Factory Acceptance Test to ensure compliance with design/operational parametersReview construction work plans to ensure EHS protocol is maintained;Oversee third party inspectors as needed for inspection of the work;Coordinate permit inspections with subcontractors and the AHJ. Insure all permit requirements are met and paperwork/records posted;Review lift plans, including critical lift and logistic plans for all rigging activities;Provide accurate and timely project status updates and communication to Project Team;Provide updates of the project construction schedules with weekly look ahead summaries of critical tasks;Assist the Project Manager with the preparation of regular project budget updates and forecasts of future costs;Work collectively with Project Manager to ensure proper lines of communication are established, performance and production goals are met, and budgetary requirements are maintained;Organize and participate in weekly project meetings with project management staff;Organize and maintain project related files, drawings, materials, and correspondence;Provide site level coordination with equipment vendors, labor subcontractors and professional services subcontractors in support of on-time, on-budget performance within the specified work scope and quality;Prepare and present regular construction progress reporting to internal company and external customer recipients;Oversee project expenditures and job cost accounting processes: including accuracy, submittals, documentation, approvals, NCRs, payment reporting, and cost tracking;Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, federal, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes; Qualifications:Minimum 7 years construction management work experience focusing on complex facility infrastructure, industrial power, or distributed energy facility project delivery.Proven experience with OSHA safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project management regulations, practices, and codes.OSHA 10 CertificationProven experience with OSHA 10 safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project management regulations, practices, and codes.Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and foster positive business relationships.Strong verbal, written, computer, technical communication and presentation skills.Proficient computer skills with applications including MS Word, Excel, MS Project, and cloud-based construction management software such as Procore or equivalent.Working knowledge of API, AWS, ASME and ANSI Codes.Working knowledge of other discipline codes (i.e.: NACE, IEEE, IBC, NRC etc.).