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Assoc Supply Chain Specialist

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Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location(s): West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33407

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  63735 


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Position Specific Description

Our Integrated Supply Chain Department is looking for an Associate Supply Chain Specialist to join their team in Riviera Beach, FL. This position provides logistics support in the development of utility-scale and distributed generation solar sites.  


Key responsibilities:
•    Manages the storage and inventory of solar components located in multiple state
•    Tracks and validates OEM-managed logistics plans (international and domestic).
•    Coordinates the delivery of warehoused solar components to development sites.
•    Report logistics data & intelligence to ISC leadership.
•    Supports emergency restoration efforts.


This position requires strong analytical, organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills. 


Job Overview

Employees in this position order materials and ensure their availability for an assigned business area. This role forecasts and plans for material needs and coordinates material movement. This job initiates, negotiates, and contracts spot-buys and assists with managing the relationship with related suppliers.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Executes the materials management process for assigned business units
  • Initiates, negotiates and contracts spot-buys and manages relationship with suppliers
  • Analyzes responses to simple bid requests, distills commercial differences, and makes succinct recommendations for contract award
  • Prepares simple materials supply agreements containing standard terms and conditions with little management oversight
  • Conducts routine negotiations successfully
  • Negotiates and executes purchase orders and resolves invoice discrepancies
  • Participates on materials management project teams
  • Provides market data to support supplier selection, qualification and on-going performance management
  • Conducts business dealings with integrity and regard for corporate guidelines, legal and environmental regulations
  • Able to physically receive, issue, warehouse and ship materials as required
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 0+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Purchasing/ Procurement
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Relocation Provided:  No


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami