Supply Chain Contract Analyst/Secondary Sourcing - Line Pipe

TC Energy - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Reference Code: 65189

Location: Canada (CA) - Calgary, AB
Job Category: Supply Chain/Procurement
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program
Application Deadline: 04/17/2020

We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.

Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.

We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.

The opportunity

Our Supply Chain team is evolving to meet the needs of our growing business and we are expanding our presence in Calgary, Alberta to support the business.

We are seeking a Supply Chain Contract Analyst who has knowledge and supply planning experience with line pipe, rotating equipment and valves.

Reporting to the Category Manager, Materials and Equipment, the Contract Analyst/Secondary Sourcing works with their Category Leads, business leaders, and key stakeholders to execute all required processes and documents to supply end-to-end service and support from the initial project estimate, through the RFP process including Bid Evaluate and Award, through order production, delivery and close out of materials and equipment orders.

This role provides the technical and process support for MSA creation, refinements and renewals, as well as order execution. The role will also support strategic supplier monitoring activities, performance scorecards and process improvements within the Materials & Equipment categories. The Contract Analyst/Secondary Sourcing ensures that category value is sustained beyond contract formation and supports the Master Data team, BU/Projects teams or Category Leads to maintain accurate contract and pricing status.

The position requires technical expertise of these complex subcategories with process and commercial skills capable of supporting multiple Category Leads that may be located in multiple geographies.

What you'll do

Support all secondary sourcing requirements for materials & equipment
Lead the development and formation of supply agreements that drive business value and mitigate risk to TC Energy
Develop procurement plan for all material and service requirements including long lead items
Develop project sourcing and contracting strategies
Maintain order logs, change order statuses, and historical purchase log
Identify productivity improvement opportunities, supplier performance, cost savings and improved processes and/or enhanced services to the business unit Single Point of Contact
Resolve complex functional / technical systemic/process issues
Procure in alignment with established procedures, agreed to category strategies, project strategy and current SC procedures; recommend alternatives to the BU when possible
Initiate a SQR (Supplier Qualification Request) to Supplier Lifecycle Management when BU requires a new Supplier for technical or capacity reasons
provide input to performance based specifications and work with suppliers in managing contract requirements where appropriate
work with the Master Data team to create new vendor, material or service masters for SAP when required
Contract formation required for standalone/project-specific agreements when master agreements are not applicable.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent post-secondary degree required
Minimum of six (6) or more years of related experience
Ability to understand highly engineered & complex materials and equipment subcategories
An understanding of the business demand for these materials and its related subcategories

Preferred Qualifications

Demand and supply planning experience - with line pipe, rotating equipment, valves/fittings/flanges, or process equipment procurement
Ability to articulate value add/cost saving opportunities based on spend, market and business analysis
Supplier management experience
Buying/sourcing experience
Demonstrated written, verbal and presentation skills and the ability to make concepts compelling and get buy-in from stakeholders.

About our business
TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.

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Apply to this posting by 04/17/2020 using reference code 65189. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

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