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Cupertino Electric Senior Purchasing Agent - FAR in Urbandale, Iowa

Position Title: Sr. Purchasing Agent - FAR

Reports To: Director or Purchasing

Location: San Jose, CA

Salary Range: $120,000 - $130,000

Final determination of a successful candidate’s starting pay will vary based on a number of factors, including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, education and experience. The pay scale listed for this position is generally for candidates that meet the specified qualifications and requirements listed on this specific job description. We provide a competitive compensation package that recognizes your experience, credentials, and education alongside a robust benefits program to meet your needs. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets.

WHO WE ARE

For nearly 70 years, Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) has been powered by people who’ve built a reputation for delivering high-profile, complex projects. Real, tangible things that alter the landscape and improve lives. But even more than that, we’ve built a reputation for integrity. We’re problem solvers and innovation seekers. We’re team players and safety fanatics. And we always—always—do the right thing. Even when no one is looking. Because what we do here is important, but how we do it is everything.

THE PURCHASING TEAM

Cupertino Electric’s Purchasing Team manages all equipment and materials purchases for both job sites and corporate expenditures. This includes vetting vendors and establishing and maintaining relationships with new and loyal suppliers.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a highly experienced Sr Purchasing Agent who will be responsible for the total procurement cycle of material, rentals, consumables, and sub-contracts, including sourcing, planning, purchasing, delivering, and returning of material in support of project requirements. As a member of the purchasing team, the successful individual will research, analyze, and evaluate sources of supply and material acquisitions per government FAR & DOD regulations. The individual will work closely with the core Project teams to manage high visibility and high value programs, applying purchasing skills to assure the timely and efficient execution of Cupertino’s portfolio of projects.

ABOUT YOU

You possess technical competency in electrical products and equipment coupled with a good understanding of the dynamics of the electrical industry. You bring a wide range of skills including excellent project management, facilitation, and communication skills. You have experience exercising good business judgment and are confident in tapping into your analytical thinking skills.

WHAT YOU WILL GAIN

You will gain exposure to all the moving parts of Cupertino Electric’s procurement process. In this role, you will be in an environment that allows you to develop strategies and skills to excel in negotiation, communication, and complex problem-solving. As a valued and essential partner to many of our teams, you will develop cross-functional relationships across the organization.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of education and experience that, in the sole judgment and discretion of Company, would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications may qualify.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience preferred.

Licensure/Certifications: CPSM Desired

Experience: Five (5) to Ten (10) years of increasing procurement experience related to purchasing electrical material. Must have working knowledge and proven experience directly related to FAR acquisition policies and procedures.

In addition to these skills, your technical skillset includes Microsoft Office Suite: Excel and Word. Proven written and verbal communication skills.

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

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CEI is a place where every single person can—and does—have an impact on the work we do and the communities we serve. Here, you can build your own story and grow to your full potential. You can collaborate and celebrate with amazing people. And you’ll go home every day knowing you helped contribute to important work that shapes people’s lives. Our commercial, data center and energy projects may be complex, but our approach is simple. We build great things and we do it with great people.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department, program or project needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

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Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

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