JBS USA Energy Procurement Analyst in Greeley, Colorado

Energy Procurement Analyst

Location:Corporate Headquarters - Greeley, CO

Job Code:17324

of openings:1


Purchasing Energy Support


Greeley, Colorado

Reports to:

Energy Category Manager

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Energy Category Manager, the Purchasing Energy Support position is responsible for assisting the category manager with physical natural gas, electricity, and Co2/Nitrogen sourcing strategies. Additionally, the Procurement Energy Support position plays a crucial role in the execution of day to day sourcing processes and providing the most reliable and lowest cost energy/Co2 supply to our plants.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Energy Category Manager to develop sourcing strategies for purchasing natural gas, electricity, and Co2, that reduce costs and/or mitigate risk

  • Work cross-functionally with plant buyers, procurement analysts, and internal business stakeholders to develop business requirements for sourcing events

  • Utilize internal and external (market research) analysis in sourcing and risk management decisions to ensure category objectives and targets are being met

  • Perform spend analytics and identify sourcing levers to achieve targeted savings and optimized Total Cost of Ownership through strategic sourcing initiatives

  • Support the Energy Category Manager by leading strategic sourcing events and associated support activity including: development of sourcing profiles, execution of sourcing strategies and management of supplier contracts and pricing agreements.

  • Support the Energy Category Manager in sound contract management and ensure valid contracts are in place

  • Maintain database of pricing and usage information for natural gas, electricity, and Nitrogen/Co2

  • Develop reporting tools to communicate fundamental market drivers and analysis to internal stakeholders

  • Stay informed of regulatory rate cases for utilities which could materially impact costs for plants

  • Spot check invoices from utilities to ensure tax exemptions are in place and late fees are avoided

  • Work with other category managers to share information that could affect their purchasing strategies (motors, chemicals etc.)

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Proven proficiency in Excel; knowledge of SAP a plus

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • General curiosity and interest in markets, knowledge of renewable energy sources a plus

  • Team player with a positive attitude who can work with multiple internal and supplier teams

  • Knowledge and experience in Energy markets or commodity trading is desirable