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Entergy Corporation

Supply Chain Leader II

Entergy Corporation - Spring, TX

Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function: Other

MRV Minimum Salary: $91,000.00

MRV Maximum Salary: $137,000.00

FLSA Status: Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings: 1.00

Req ID: 74690

Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


Job Summary/Purpose:

The Supply Chain Leader is responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing long term companywide project strategies for the supply of materials and services for Generation and Renewables projects. Responsibilities also include monitoring supplier performance and establishing corrective measures with suppliers. An important aspect of this role is seeking maximum value for the company to achieve schedule and cost certainty.


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Achieve Entergy’s annual cost savings goals in support of Entergy’s financial performance objectives.  Develop project profiles, sourcing processes, business cases and implementation plans to maximize opportunities of overall cost reduction and increased supplier performance across projects.  Create and model Total Cost of Ownership for categories and sourcing decisions. Leverage purchasing power of aggregated spend, resulting in maximized price, contractual terms and vendor service levels.


Lead negotiations and contract development for projects and other complex companywide agreements.  Lead/participate in Continuous Process Improvement teams to improve all aspects of the supply chain process and ensure effective implementation of those improvements. Model market conditions to estimate costs in support of project budget development.


Provide Supply Chain oversight and leadership to assigned Business Unit project teams to ensure solicitation, placement and implementation of project contracts are robust and in accordance with Entergy’s Procurement Policy and project methodologies.


Assist and direct tactical groups in negotiating terms and conditions, claims and dispute resolution. Act as a Subject Matter Expert(SME) in project market conditions, sourcing strategies, supplier performance management and outsourced project activity.


Evaluate rates, incentives, and cost structures of contracts to ensure consistency with market conditions. Monitor and resolve contract claims. Advise the Project Manager on requirements of the contract. Monitor Contractors to maximize performance and ensure correction of declining trends.


Maintain awareness of project schedules and commitments (i.e., Milestones) to provide support to meet project schedules.  Report out on project status, risks and issues. Develop and maintain risk assessment and mitigation plans.


Support the emergency response organization.


Minimum education required of the position:

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, a technical discipline or a relevant field is required.  MBA degree is a plus.


Minimum experience required of the position:

5 or more years Contracting Experience (development and implementation of project contracts, EPC contracts, service and material contracts, outsource contracts).

Desired: 5 or more years of experience contracting for a power generation facility.


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

Knowledge of all phases of contracting (including Bid, Evaluation, Award, Negotiation, Contract Development, Performance Monitoring, Claims, Dispute Resolution). Analytical techniques to identify cost savings/sourcing opportunities. Knowledge of assigned project scopes. Knowledge of power plant/utility operations and business practices. Knowledge of legal/regulatory requirements. Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. Must have experience with and the potential to lead large complex work teams and projects across business units. Ability to develop and present business cases for complex, high dollar procurements. Excellent oral, written, problem solving, and facilitating skills.  Proficiency in basic Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook).  Desired: Knowledge of Process Improvement Techniques; Analytical Modeling Experience; Demonstrated Negotiating Skills; Experience with Enterprise contracting/procurement system. Other Requirements: Some overnight Travel; Emergency Coverage Rotation; Unscheduled emergency support.


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position:



EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.


Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website,, Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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Entergy Corporation


Supply Chain Leader II Entergy Corporation - Spring, TX, United States


Location: Spring, TX

Company Profile:
We suffered an employee fatality in 2012 and a contractor fatality in 2013. In 2012, employee lost-time injuries increased over 2011. This safety performance is devastating. We are working to build greater safety awareness and a stronger safety culture. Achieving an accident-free work environment for our employees and contractors remains a top priority.