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Data Center Procurement Director

San Jose, CA
This opportunity is with a leading mission-critical data center developer / wholesaler / colo provider.  This firm provides data center solutions custom-fit to the requirements of their client's mission-critical operational facilities. They provide reliability of mission-critical facilities for many of the world's largest organizations

Procurement Director – Data Center Colo
Responsibilities
  • The individual will be autonomous with respect to driving equipment submittals from cradle to grave of the product(s) assigned to her / him.
  • Individual will be a self-starter and with the ability to manage multiple single line diagrams, product specifications and driving OFCI Equipment submittals to closure (approval).
  • Successfully candidate will understand RFIs and RFQs for the sourcing of equipment for low voltage switchgear, medium switchgear, transformers, electrical skids, and other data center equipment systems as needed
  • Serve as a liaison between our supply chain partners to manage Engineering change orders, lead-times and costs are managed and communicated properly.
  • Analyze project schedules for on-site equipment delivery dates to maintain and execute the Materials Requirement Plan (MRP) to support a project
  • Obtaining and analyze vendors quotes, change order and submittals
  • Support Finance / Accounting with invoicing issues
  • Drive project-level tasks and milestones assigned by the project management team
  • Scheduling start-up and commissioning support services from the vendors
  • Maintain and develop supplier relationships
Duties
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure clarity of the specifications and operational requirements
  • Work with the Finance to ensure all purchases have appropriately been costed to a project
  • Coordinate the approval and release of the necessary equipment per construction schedule
  • Negotiate best-landed price with primary and secondary vendors, as applicable
  • Support the negotiation of complex requests for equipment and services from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Manage and support equipment inventory planning efforts and forecasting
 
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience, is required
  • 5, or more, years of experience in a supply chain role is required
  • Data Center or industrial equipment experience is strongly preferred
  • Aptitude to learn quickly and drive things to closure is required
  • Strong business acumen with a strong commercial background is required
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques is required
Submittal Instructions
Qualified candidates can send their resume to resume@pkaza.com ( resume at pkaza dot com ) with 13399008  in the subject. After applying, if you have further questions, you may call 973-895-5200 and ask for Iggy. You can also submit via our career portal and also see all of our critical facility openings at: https://jobs.pkaza.com
  
If this job is not for you, feel free to forward this along. WE PAY FOR REFERRALS!!

Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, medical insurance and a 401(k) plan

EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V


Peter Kazella & Associates Inc / Pkaza is a third party employment firm. All fees assessed by Pkaza will be paid by the employer that we represent and not by the candidate.
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