Supply Chain Project Manager in California

Southern California Edison
Supply Chain Project Manager (Ref.# JP24518-SL)
Location: Rosemead, CA

Job Requirements:
Bachelors degree in business or related field or an equivalent combination
of education, training, and experience. Possesses five or more years in and
a thorough knowledge of material and services contracts, including fixed
price, time and material, and cost reimbursable contracts. Thorough
knowledge and demonstrated ability to apply principles of financial
analysis, activity based costing, and supply chain methodology.
Demonstrated
skills and abilities in professional field to include project, program, and
contract management as well as directing cross-functional teams to address
supply chain issues and problem resolution. Demonstrated ability to
establish and maintain positive working relationships with all levels of
customers and suppliers from service users to corporate officers.
Demonstrated ability to understand and negotiate customer business
requirements. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills,
including experience in oral presentations, group facilitation, and
negotiations. Demonstrated ability to assess and manage risk to negotiate
successful contract resolution. Demonstrated ability to motivate others.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated
ability
to incorporate both short and long-term goals and objectives when making
recommendations and decisions. Demonstrated ability to respond promptly and
effectively to conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple
projects simultaneously and effectively. Knowledgeable in and able to
effectively use PC software applications, such as MS Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, Project, etc.

Preferences:
Degree: BA/BS, Certificate: C.P.M.. Broad knowledge of Supply Chain process
and supporting activities. Strong knowledge of purchasing practices and
policies. Knowledge of procurement contracts and standard terms and
conditions.

Typical Responsibilities:
Responsible for contract management related issues to ensure contractual
obligations are met so Edison can realize the full value for which it
contracted. Responsible/accountable for development and implementation of
supply chain strategies and business processes to meet Company, department,
and business unit goals and objectives. Responsible for
facilitating/leading
various cross functional teams to assist in the implementation of various
supply chain strategies. Responsible for the development, monitoring, and
implementation of supplier performance goals related to cost, quality, and
service related functions. Responsible for competitive solicitation,
supplier selection, development of contracts, contract language, and
associated terms and conditions to ensure appropriate risk mitigation
(title, warranty, damage to Edison property or injury to Edison personnel,
indemnity, infringement, professional liability, etc.) These contracts will
routinely have multi-year terms valued at several million dollars to
procure
materials and services critical to Edisons business strategy. Responsible
for negotiating contractual terms and other related commercial items that
have a major financial impact on Edison. Responsible for coordinating and
resolving field disagreements and potential disputes in collaboration with
business unit representatives and suppliers. Responsible for providing
leadership, facilitation, collaboration, total cost reduction, cost
savings,
and Supplier Diversity goals. Responsible for understanding, interpreting,
and applying business tools (logistical, financial, commercial, risk, and
cost analysis) to attain desired results. This position will work directly
with various suppliers at all levels to maintain effective supplier
relationships.
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