Procurement Support Specialist/Associate, Temp

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US-TX-Houston
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/19/2023 2:58 PM)
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Company Overview


Pattern Energy is a leading renewable energy company that develops, constructs, owns, and operates high-quality wind and solar generation, transmission, and energy storage facilities. Our mission is to transition the world to renewable energy through the sustainable development and responsible operation of facilities with respect for the environment, communities, and cultures where we have a presence. 

Our approach begins and ends with establishing trust, accountability, and transparency. Our company values of creative spirit, pride of ownership, follow-through, and a team-first attitude drive us to pursue our mission every day. Our culture supports our values by fostering innovative and critical thinking and a deep belief in living up to our promises.  


Headquartered in the United States, Pattern has a global portfolio of more than 30 power facilities and transmission assets, serving various customers that provide low-cost clean energy to millions of consumers.



Job Purpose

The Procurement team is seeking a highly organized person who has an eye for detail and ability to create and maintain purchase orders and contract documents accurately.  The Procurement Support Specialist will work within the Procurement Department and report to the Senior Manager, Procurement who is based in San Francisco.


No travel is required for this role.


A hybrid work schedule in company’s San Francisco or Houston is preferred, although a fully remote work schedule may be considered.


Key Accountabilities

  • Managing the intake of requests (requisitions) in the company’s ServiceNow ticketing system
  • Responsible for submitting new contracts (or contract amendments) into company’s Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) system for approval and execution
  • Creation of POs in company’s ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics 365) and ensuring transmittal to the vendor
  • Work closely with Accounting Dept to ensure POs are coded correctly when created in the ERP system
  • Gain a detailed knowledge of company’s legal entity structure
  • Gain a detailed understanding of company’s approval processes and associated workflows
  • Provide support and guidance to business unit partners on company’s policies and internal approval processes
  • Create and process change orders and amendments to existing POs and/or contracts
  • Ensure all POs and contract documents comply with company policies and procedures
  • Assist with due diligence and pre-qualification of new vendors
  • Assist with analysis and reporting of vendor spend and other procurement KPIs/metrics
  • Assist Accounts Payable and Accounting teams with trouble-shooting of any PO-related issues.


Experience/Qualifications/Education Required

  • Proficient in using ERP systems e.g. Microsoft D365, SAP, Oracle, Coupa
  • Prior experience with CLM systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of procurement systems, processes, and concepts
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in all tasks
  • Capability to interact with many different departments and build/maintain effective relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and make decisions with limited supervision
  • 3 years relevant experience.

The expected starting hourly pay range for this role is $40.00 - $50.00 USD. This range is an estimate and base pay may be above or below the ranges based on several factors including but not limited to location, work experience, certifications, and education.


Pattern Energy Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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