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Procurement Agent - 510550

Company: Tennessee Valley Authority
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesProcurement Agent - 510550* Chattanooga or Knoxville Office*Organization: Resource Management & Operations ServicesDepartment: Transmission ContractsLocation: Chattanooga or Knoxville OfficePosting Open: 10/05/2020Posting Close: 10/15/2020 at 11:59PM ESTSalary: CompetitivePreferred Skills:Proficient use of Outlook.Familiarity with Maximo.Strong communication skills (oral and written).Ability to work with various people with different demands and priorities.Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.Experience working in the utility industry.Customer focused with an attention to detail.Job Summary:Fully performs both standard and non-standard transactions associated with the supply chain job family. Typical duties include: selecting, applying, and explaining procedures and practices to identify and resolve discrepancies, research information sources, and document and coordinate results.Typical duties may include:Contracting/Procurement:* Interviews suppliers for and conducts local sourcing activities for nominal products and services not covered by pre-sourced contracts. Executes contracts, agreements, and/or releases in support of these sourcing efforts. Prepares supplier documentation/procedures to ensure compliance with requirements such as prevailing wages, insurance, invoicing, etc. Coordinates evaluation of suppliers with customers upon completion of work. Conducts post-performance analysis.Materials/Inventory Planning:* Prepares material release documents and purchase requisitions based on requests from end users. Expedites materials for all assigned activities.Investment Recovery:* Sells surplus material, schedules transportation, and resolves transportation claims.Partnerships:* Responds to diverse and valley businesses on standard and non-standard matters and plans supplier events.Reporting:* Creates requisitions and enters procurement transactions into supply chain management software. Keys data into various business reporting systems and runs standard and non-standard reports such as procurement data and supplier performance reports. Creates presentation documents and flowcharts/diagrams. Maintains tracking of performance indicators using spreadsheets.Supervision Received:* Independently performs assignments with instructions as to general results expected. Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems.Skills and Proficiencies: (May be job or organization specific)* Knowledge of terms and conditions for routine contracts.* Knowledge of material needs, schedules and issues impacting the organization.* Knowledge of procurement practices/guidelines; i.e., BP9.* Knowledge of inventory analysis and reporting requirements.* Knowledge of basic transportation methods.* Ability to communicate orally and in writing with customers and suppliers.* Ability to perform data entry and retrieve data in various formats.* Ability to use supply chain software systems.Minimum Qualifications: (Consistent with Classification Standard)* Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements/Other Requirements* B.S. degree in business administration or related field or equivalent experience. Participation in CM/CA training modules is desired.Equal Employment OpportunityTVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA's Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.Drug-Free WorkplaceAll TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at www.samhsa.gov/workplace. TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).Equal Employment OpportunityTVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA's Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.Drug-Free WorkplaceAll TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at www.samhsa.gov/workplace. TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

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