Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Louisville

Description

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.
Join Schneider Electric and power your career!
Discover the opportunity to join an international, dynamic and responsible company that fosters the development of all its people around the world. Every day we empower employees to achieve more and experience exciting careers. Find out how our values and unique position make Schneider Electric the employer of choice.
The Energy and Sustainability Services division is seeking a Regional Energy Buyer to work on the Sourcing team to manage the many facets of the procurement process in order to meet client goals.
Position responsibilities:
Participate in extensive training in energy field
Acquire and maintain expertise in specified natural gas and electric power markets.
Initiate needed Request For Proposal processes for clients
Assist in investigating, identifying, and providing impact assessments of pertinent market information.
Perform Excel-based analysis of supplier bids to determine appropriate pricing products for clients.
Participate in negotiations for supply terms and prices with supplier base.
Create purchasing recommendations for clients.
Implement client-approved energy strategies.
Micro-level commodity research (utility switch rules, etc).
Maintain historical pricing for assigned geographic areas.
A growing company with a positive industry reputation
Recognized leader in a market where energy services are in demand
Entrepreneurial company with a positive corporate culture
Qualifications
Qualifications:
High commitment to company vision and values.
Bachelor’s degree
Ability to identify, analyze, and comprehend information from numerous sources, and communicate pertinent information to the appropriate parties.
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Products, especially Excel
Ability to provide excellent customer service, both internally and externally.
Work well on teams, within and outside of function.
1-4 years of procurement experience preferred, and experience in the procurement of a particularly volatile commodity strongly preferred.

If our recruiting team determines your background may be a good match for this position, we'll contact you directly regarding the next steps in the process.
Internal mobility is a top priority at Schneider Electric. If you’re looking for your next step or want to try something new, applying for an internal opportunity can help you further develop your career.
We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.
We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.
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You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled. It is the responsibility of each employee to inform your manager that you’re applying for a new internal opportunity. If you are not selected for an interview, you will receive electronic notification; you are not guaranteed a call from the recruiting team.
It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.
Primary Location
:
US-Kentucky-Louisville
Schedule
:
Full-time
Unposting Date
:
Dec 7, 2018, 4:59:00 PM

About the company

Schneider Electric SE is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management. It is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France and is also based at the World Trade Center of Grenoble.

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation.

Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

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