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Category Manager - Battery for BESS

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

China
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024
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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OUR CULTURE AND VALUES
We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.
We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.
We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
About This Position
Location:
Shenzhen/Shanghai/Hangzhou, China
Job Description:
You will source new partner suppliers and continually assess your supplier base.
You will develop the sourcing strategy in alignment with product management, operations, and technology.
You will lead cost reduction in in all venues of your commodities.
You will assess and manage the sourcing risk for the commodities, considering geopolitical and financial risks.
You will manage and develop vendors to adhere to Fluence compliance requirements.
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.).
You will develop and execute strategies to promote and constantly improve existing supplier performance in our supply chain, including holding regular supplier reviews (QBRs) and annual supplier evaluations.
Position Requirements:
You have a bachelor’s degree with 5-7+ years of relevant category management or commodity management experience or a master’s degree with 3+ relevant years' experience.
You have experience with negotiating contracts, effectively reducing risks and overall costs.
You communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and written
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 frequent travel (approximately 40% of the time – 1.5 week per month)
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.