Procurement Engineering Specialist, Levels III or Senior

Date: Nov 15, 2022

Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 11/27/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

 

At Entergy, we power life today and for future generations. With approximately 5,000 megawatts of nuclear capacity, Entergy has a proud history of producing nuclear clean air electricity.

 

Our nuclear safety culture is strong, and our performance record has proven us to be a clean, reliable, and affordable provider of electricity for our household customers in our utility areas of the southern U.S. and to our commercial customers in other parts of the country.

 

Entergy Nuclear is a business unit of Entergy Corporation that employs approximately 4,000 highly skilled and dedicated professionals. As a community partner, we are invested in the economic success of the towns, schools, and families we support in five states.

 

We invite you to learn more about Entergy Nuclear and the nuclear clean air energy that we supply for our nation. Entergy Nuclear Fact Sheet

 

This position may be filled at the Procurement Engring Spec, I, II, III, Sr, Sr Lead level depending on qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *

 

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:

Minimum experience/education required of the position:

  • Procurement Engineering Specialist III: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other scientific discipline, and minimum 3+ years of procurement engineering experience OR in lieu of a degree, minimum 7+ years of equivalent related experience.
  • Procurement Engineering Specialist Sr: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other scientific discipline, and minimum 6+ years of procurement engineering experience, with at least four (4) years supporting the nuclear energy industry OR in lieu of a degree, minimum 10+ years of equivalent related experience.
  • Preferred experience for this position:
    • Electrical experience or Electrical degree is preferred for this position.
    • 2+ Years of Procurement Engineering experience.
    • Technical mastery of engineering principles, in depth knowledge of procedures, programs, and standards in responsible areas.
    • Performance and development of Commercial Grade Dedication evaluations.

 

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 Mississippi : Jackson 
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 109601
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

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.

Accessibility: 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. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

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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