Commodity Manager, Spare Parts and Services
Advanced Microgrid Solutions
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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ABOUT THIS POSITION
Location: This is a hybrid role in Arlington, VA with 25% travel
As a Commodity Manager:
•You will lead the spare parts procurement and delivery strategy working with regional service teams to ensure site availability.
•You will develop a parts sourcing and management strategy to support high availability and e-commerce of common spare parts.
•Work with regional service teams to maintain a master list of spare parts for Fluence products
•You will develop and implement contract standards and pricing models for spare parts.
•Work on cost reduction initiatives in all venues of the commodity.
•Analyze spend and demand for savings opportunities and develop fulfillment concepts to support our customer commitments.
•You will manage supplier selection based on Total Cost of Ownership criteria (incl. system cost comparison, quality, reliability, delivery, transport costs, long term production plan etc.).
What will the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?
- You have a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or Engineering with 5+ years of experience in global operations or supply chain functions or a master’s degree with 3+ relevant experience.
- Experience with contract negotiations, supplier management, and logistic optimization initiatives.
- Experience with core ERP software applications such as SAP or Oracle.
- Experience with global spare parts and service procurement, sourcing, and logistics is preferred.
- You are self-motivated; able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to requests, as well as collaborating with others to utilize resources and knowledge of others in identifying solutions.
- You enjoy working in an international environment,
- You are comfortable with working with teams and suppliers in different time zones and business travel as needed.
At Fluence we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply!
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Pet Insurance
Generous 401K Match
Annual Bonus Incentive
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