Senior Manager, Operations Procurement

Brightmark Energy

Brightmark Energy

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Location: Remote | Role: Senior Manager, Operations Procurement | Department: Procurement | Reports to: Director of Procurement

Company Overview:

Brightmark tackles the planet’s most pressing environmental challenges with imagination, optimism, and activity that is making real progress toward a cleaner future. We do this by taking a holistic, closed loop, circular economy approach that has actual results. Driven by equal parts urgency and optimism, we Reimagine Waste. We deploy circular waste solutions, focused on plastics renewal (circular plastics) and anaerobic digestion (renewable natural gas), that disrupt the status quo and make actual change happen. Our programs are tailored as scalable project solutions that meet specific environmental needs around the world and in communities where people live and work.

Join us as we build toward a more livable future without waste!

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Senior Manager, Operations Procurement to join the Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) team. The candidate is expected to support the team by providing procurement services for operational RNG sites which include tactical purchasing, strategic sourcing, implementation of procurement policies and procedures, and standardization of supply chain across the operational fleet. The Senior Manager, Operations Procurement, is expected to work closely with Operations, Asset Management, and EHSteams to ensure safe, reliable, and compliant operations of the RNG sites by creating and managing a robust supply chain across the enterprise. He/she will also be managing a team of Procurement Specialists and be responsible for the end-to-end procurement lifecycle on assigned RNG sites.


  • Implement procurement policies and procedures across the RNG business; ensure compliance and champion such policies and procedures for RNG Operations to ensure high rate of adoption
  • Perform both tactical purchasing and strategic sourcing within Sage Intacct and Maximo with Procurement Specialists
  • Manage a team of Procurement Specialists and be responsible for delivering Procure to Pay (P2P) services to the stakeholders
  • Lead RFI/RFQ/RFP sourcing events with suppliers
  • Work with Legal to negotiate and establish framework agreements with strategic suppliers
  • Conduct vendor performance management with strategic suppliers
  • Develop and establish approved vendors and contractors
  • Identify value creation opportunities to reduce operational expense (OPEX) and increase capital efficiency (CAPEX)
  • Develop and establish spare parts inventory and purchasing strategy with Operations
  • Resolve any deficiency in goods/services delivered/rendered by vendors for Operations
  • Oversee warranty claims process with contractors and vendors for Operations
  • Lead any continuous improvement opportunities within Procurement
  • Other duties as assigned based on business needs

Success Criteria (what success will look like in this role):

  • Ability to establish, streamline, and optimize supply chain networks from coast to coast
  • Ability to learn ERP and CMMS systems quickly
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with Operations, Asset Management, EHS, Legal, and Finance
  • Ability to align and deliver on key initiatives with the stakeholders
  • Ability to lead and develop a growing team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask frequently and successfully
  • Ability to analyze and recommend solutions when faced with ambiguity
  • Ability to manage time effectively allocate resources efficiently
  • Go-Getter mentality with passion for collaboration and success
  • Desire to develop and implement a procurement program from ground up
  • Desire to advance waste and energy solutions that bring global benefit

Experience & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in supply chain, engineering, or business
  • MBA or other relevant advanced degree preferred
  • 8+ years of operations procurement experiences within energy industry; renewable, oil & gas, petrochemical, etc.
  • Strong commercial acumen with ability to create supply chain solutions and deliver value
  • Strong negotiation, organization, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Effective at creating, summarizing, and presenting information logically for executive decision making
  • Fluency in ERP – Sage Intacct and/or Maximo
  • Fluency in Microsoft Suite – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook


  • $145,000 – $155,000


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Disability Assistance
  • Paid Vacation

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