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Supervisor Procurement

Holtec International
Covert MI

Supervisor Procurement

Holtec Decommissioning International (HDI) is currently seeking a Supervisor Procurement to join the Palisades Nuclear Plant team in Covert, MI. 

We are proud of our reputation for professional and technical excellence, and we recognize that the key to upholding that reputation resides in the excellence of our employees. We are looking for talent who brings value to the organization and contributes in advancing our business and reputation. 

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant may soon become the first nuclear power plant in the United States to restart after previously entering the early stages of decommissioning. By joining our team, you will be part of a unique and historic undertaking for the industry and the nation.


Has primary responsibility for supervision of the purchasing and contract administration processes at  the Palisades nuclear plant. Serve as key points of contact between the Supply Chain organization and interfacing plant departments including Maintenance, Production, Engineering, Operations, Chemistry, and Project Management.


  • Support leadership in the administration of the Supply Chain processes. Day to day supervision of assigned staff. Manage multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities. Manage multi-disciplined groups and function as a team leader   to improve station equipment reliability through appropriate stocking of critical and non-critical components.
  • Assist in budget development and manage departmental functions within budget. Prepare reports, charts and briefings dealing with material acquisition, inventories, material availability, contract status, etc. Manage site inventory to ensure that appropriate parts are available to meet the work week schedule while at the same time not maintaining obsolete or excess stock and minimizing total costs. Work with Production and Maintenance Departments to minimize over reservation of materials.
  • Responsible for safety, leadership, training, and supervision of site Procurement personnel. Establish departmental objectives and standards of performance in accordance with defined Supply Chain objectives and nuclear site expectations. Ensure that personnel implement assigned processes in accordance with standardized Supply Chain procedures.
  • Document adverse conditions and performance deficiencies in the Condition Report Program, perform CR dispositions, develop, and implement corrective action plans, and verify effectiveness of actions taken.
  • Serve as Self-Assessment and/or Benchmark Team Lead or Team Member. Provide daily direction to Procurement Engineering to align with supply chain priorities. Provide emergency, back-shift, and outage support as required. Support the Emergency Response Organization and activities.
  • Serve as primary liaison between Supply Chain and interfacing plant departments including Maintenance, Production, Engineering, Operations, Chemistry, and Project Management. Act on behalf of Supply Chain leadership, as required.

Minimum education required of the position
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position
3 years’ experience in Supply Chain or related field, with at least 2 of the 3 years’ experience being Nuclear power plant related.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. Strong knowledge of Supply Chain Management fundamentals. Strong knowledge of interfacing departments' processes and priorities. Uses focused listening to understand others' perspectives. Learns new information and skills quickly. Strong Performance Improvement and Equipment Reliability focus. Demonstrated ability to apply applicable codes and regulations, including UCC, Contract Law and FERC. Demonstrates initiative and proven ability to effectively manage costs of the business. Proven leadership skills. Others want to be on the team when this person is the leader or a member. Technical proficiency in this assigned function and specialty. Established communication skills, both oral and written.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Desired professional certification in Purchasing, Materials Management, Inventory Management & Control, Contract Management, or Project Management.

HDI offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; time-off programs; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. HDI is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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