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Procurement Manager

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Build and maintain relationships with major equipment suppliers (modules, inverters, trackers) for solar generating facilities;
  • Build and maintain relationships with EPC contractors;
  • Explore potential long-term supply agreements or preferential supplier relationships to obtain the most reliable volume allocation and competitive pricing possible;
  • Manage competitive bid processes for major equipment including RFP packages, bid evaluations, equipment awards, and purchase order negotiations;
  • Manage competitive bid processes for EPC Agreements including RFP packages, bid evaluations and contract negotiations.
  • Develop standard technical specifications for major equipment using in-house and external specialists;
  • Define and implement a third-party quality assurance, surveillance and control program;
  • Oversee purchase order administration pre- and post-NTP including approval of invoices, management of QA/QC programs, transportation and logistics, storage, warranty administration and general commercial term enforcement;
  • Work closely with the VP of Construction to optimize economics across projects and streamline procurement execution and management;
  • Resolve issues relating to quality, late deliveries, and defective product in a timely, professional, and effective manner.


The candidate must possess strong analytical, planning, organizational, and communication skills; be energetic and self-motivated; and be capable of handling multiple and diverse tasks. The applicant must have a degree in business or engineering and a minimum of 3 years of experience in the solar power industry including 5+ years of procurement experience.  Thorough knowledge of all aspects of procurement and construction (technology, equipment, methods); PO/contract negotiations; engineering, estimating, schedules and QA/QC required. 

The position will be based out of the Boston, MA office, but will require periodic travel to the jobsites.