Title:  Procurement Engineering Spec II-Sr Lead

Date:  Jan 7, 2022
Legal Entity:  Entergy Services, LLC
Description: 

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Tracing its history to 1913 and headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

 

The company’s utility business provides electric retail and wholesale power to customers in four states through five utility operating companies: Entergy Arkansas, LLC; Entergy Louisiana, LLC; Entergy Mississippi, LLC; Entergy New Orleans, LLC; and Entergy Texas, Inc. Entergy also delivers natural gas services to 200,000 customers in New Orleans and parts of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Entergy is winding down its wholesale generation business, which provides power to wholesale customers primarily from our two remaining nuclear facilities located in the northern United States.

 

The electric utility industry is rapidly changing, and Entergy is entering an exciting period of growth as we prepare for the future. We are building the premier utility, a utility that delivers sustainable value to all its stakeholders – our customers, employees, communities and owners – as measured by strong net promoter scores, high levels of service, superior and affordable products and services, highly skilled and engaged employees, and industry-leading financial performance. We are focusing our sights on three key priorities — customer centricity, continuous improvement, and creating a culture of belonging for our employees. Join us as we take the next step on our journey to building the premier utility.

 

Job Summary/Purpose:

Responsible for the establishment of accurate technical and quality requirements, performance of Commercial Grade Dedication evaluations, and development of Item Equivalency Evaluations. 

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Developing Equivalency Evaluations to determine suitable replacement parts and components to address obsolete or unavailable items.

Performing Parts Interchangeability Evaluations for replacement material which is interchangeable with original plant equipment, with no change to form, fit, or function.

Performing technical evaluations and reviews of procurement documents.

Establishing and utilizing commercial grade dedications to support procurement activities.

Evaluating and documenting the disposition of technical discrepancies identified during the procurement process, receipt inspection process, and inventory control process.

Interfacing with internal and external groups on procurement related activities, as needed (e.g., supplier audit or Commercial Grade Survey checklists, establishing the technical and quality requirements of an item to be procured, interpretation of codes or standards, etc.).

 

Minimum Requirements: Education/Experience:

  • Procurement Engineering Specialist : Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other scientific discipline, and minimum 2+ years of procurement engineering experience

 

Preferred experience:

  • Electrical Discipline
  • Technical mastery of engineering principles, in depth knowledge of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible areas.

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

Knowledge of nuclear plant technology, systems and components. Ability to work with all disciplines (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls), manufacturers and suppliers including contractors. Good problem solving and change management skills. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work for timely and accurate completion. Communicates technical information, concepts, and ideas verbally and in writing. 

 

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

Professional Engineering License and/or SRO License or Certification are helpful.

Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson
Job Function: Engineering
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 102741
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:
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.

 

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.


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