Publication Date:  Mar 17, 2023

Salzgitter, DE

Company:  PowerCo SE

Purchasing Expert - Energy (all genders)

Purchasing I Professionals
With whom you will CELLebrate

The mission has started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our worldwide headquarters for global cell manufacturing. The Purchasing unit is the interface to the supplier market and is thus responsible for a large part of the value creation. The responsibilities range from raw material purchasing to supplier management and plant purchasing to value engineering. 


How you will CELLebrate

  • Purchasing for power procurement negotiations, particularly for Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
  • Planning and execution of RfI and RfQ processes with potential suppliers of renewable energy
  • Presentation of purchasing strategies and results in PowerCo sourcing committees
  • Evaluation of PPA supplier qualification and PPA offers, and provision of recommendations in line with overall PowerCo Energy Sourcing Strategy
  • Establishment and management of strategic suppliers for energy deliveries

What you need for our CELLebration

  • University degree in economics, industrial engineering or in a comparable field 

  • Expertise in power procurement, PPA origination, negotiations and stakeholder management

  • Industry experience in European power markets, in particular related to renewable energy

  • Risk- and project management skills

  • Deep PPA expertise with respect to relevant contract types, pricing structures, risk allocation options, and guarantees of origin (GoOs)

  • Familiarity with European utility and renewable energy developer landscape

  • Highly developed communication and negotiation skills

  • Fluent in spoken and written German & English 



What else can you bring

  • Knowledge in the usage of VW Group Purchasing systems 
  • Knowledge in the usage of SAP Systems

What to look forward to

  • Mobile work options
  • Flat hierarchies

We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment. 
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.
Entry date: 01/01/2023 I Requisition Number: 801