Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

A-C Electric Company is growing rapidly and has an immediate need for full-time Procurment Manager.

The mission of the Procurement Manager is to establish and facilitate best practices achieving economies of scale in the procurement of materials necessary for effective and efficient operations at A-C Electric Company. The Procurement Manager will successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position while demonstrating A-C Electric Company’s Vision, Mission and Core Values.

Key Responsibilities:
• Establish and maintain strong and positive relationships with suppliers and vendors.
• Negotiate pricing, supplier contracts and service level agreements with manufacturers, vendors, suppliers and agents to ensure the highest quality products for lowest possible cost or best competitive price.
• Receive and evaluate quotations, interview vendors and select/recommend suppliers while considering price, delivery requirements, and past performance of vendor/supplier.
• Process purchase orders, requisitions, and other purchasing documents for the purchase of materials, tools, and equipment.
• Schedule and coordinates delivery of materials and equipment.
• Review Bill of Material with Management to determine major buy-outs and subcontracts versus field order/release items.
• Develop Project Procurement Plan in conjunction with Management.
• Lead implementation of supplier optimization and supplier risk management initiatives, along with Continuous Improvement and Lean Activities by conducting supplier and subcontractor analysis, evaluate potential new suppliers and manage the overall supplier qualification process, as required.
• Review and approve invoices. Coordinate and resolve invoice problems with vendor and A/P.
• Coordinate and administer material returns, credits and refusals process while ensuring cost efficient handling.
• Coordinates and administers special procurement projects, as required.
• Perform additional duties as directed.
• Operate and implement purchasing software.
• Develop policies and procedures while maintaining terms and conditions.

• Proficient in computer software including MS Office applications; Spectrum.
• Lean Six Sigma, ISO 9000 Lean.
• Working Knowledge of Purchasing statistics: Work Load in/out, Individual Buyer Stat, PPV, and MRP Stats, and Contract Log.
• Supply Management Certifications.
• Accomplishments in handling diverse and complex sourcing transactions, negotiations, and contractual responsibility.

Experience Writing P&P’s

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Purchasing concentration, or relevant education and/or experience.
• 3-5 years purchasing experience in the electrical industry.
• Thorough knowledge of electrical equipment and construction materials.
• Demonstrated accomplishments in handling diverse and complex sourcing transactions, negotiations and contractual responsibilities.
• Understand legal terms and conditions
• Working knowledge of procurement techniques, procedures, policies and accounting.
• Proficiency with MS Office programs.


  • Health and dental plans
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and long term disability plans
  • Pension plan
  • Two profit sharing plans
  • Incentive and recognition programs
  • Relocation assistance

More About Us:

Founded in 1945, A-C Electric Company has grown into one of the largest electrical contractors in Central California with Division locations in Bakersfield, Fresno and Visalia. We pride ourselves in employing the best and the brightest individuals, utilizing the highest quality materials and the latest construction methods to ensure that our customers receive the level of quality and value that they deserve. Our superior project performance, professionalism and stability is evidenced by our bond rating, which is one of the best in the industry.


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A-C Electric Company is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, M/F/D/V employer.