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Procurement Manager

Company: Qcells
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Overview

Q CELLS is one of the largest energy solution providers by offering high-quality solar PV modules with extremely reliable and outstanding energy yields. Our mission is to provide affordable and smart energy solutions through technology and innovation to create a sustainable future for the planet. We are expanding our business by offering revolutionary energy systems to residential customers including ESS, MLPE(power optimizers, micro-inverters), EV charging solutions, and Smart IoT with world-class software solutions. The procurement manager will be responsible for managing internal procurement processes, assisting senior leadership with our procurement strategy, and aligning the policies and procedures of Q CELLS' System Business Division in San Francisco including GELI, a renowned renew-able energy Software Company, Q CELLS had acquired.


  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to optimize the ESS(Energy storage system) procurement of materials and/or samples, services;
  • Manage costs using commodity management approach, and foster collaboration with development teams;
  • Institute vendor qualification through Quality, Delivery and Cost criteria, and monitor on-going performance through monthly business reviews;
  • Manage order process for suppliers and other related contract management processes;
  • Negotiate MSA (Master Supply/Service Agreement) disputed items with suppliers to minimize financial risk as well as maximize project profitability;
  • Support Managers in contract negotiations with Vendors & Suppliers;
  • Develop and maintain a working database of all materials, suppliers, products, etc., tracking history of project costs, schedules, and scope (lessons learned);
  • Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results;
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree required
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in contract management and/or procurement
    • Preferred experience in Solar or Renewable Energy
    • Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately and in support of project schedules and other deadlines
    • Experience in conducting supplier reviews and evaluation, and maintaining good business relationships
    • SAP Experience preferred

      *CA Target Salary Range: $110000 - $150000 / year

      The salary range is required by the California Pay Transparency Act and may differ depending on the location of those candidates hired nationwide. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to, skill set, education, licenses and certifications, essential job duties & requirements, and the necessary experience relative to the job's minimum qualifications.

      *This target salary range is not an offer of compensation>

      Physical, Mental, & Physical Demands

      To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


      Standing: 20% of time

      Sitting: 60% of time

      Walking: 20% of time


      Pulling: up to 10 Pounds

      Pushing: up to 10 Pounds

      Carrying: up to 10 Pounds

      Lifting: up to 10 Pounds

      Agility (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)

      Turning: F

      Twisting: F

      Bending: O

      Crouching: O

      Balancing: N

      Climbing: N

      Crawling: N

      Kneeling: N

      Dexterity (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)

      Typing: F

      Handling: F

      Reaching: F

Keywords: Qcells, San Francisco , Procurement Manager, Executive , San Francisco, California

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