Category Manager - HVAC, Chillers, Plumbing & Fire Safety

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Job Description

About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.

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OUR CULTURE AND VALUES


We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.


We are Leading

Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.


We are Responsible

Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.


We are Agile

We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.


We are Fun

We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.


Leading: Do others come to you for your subject matter expertise in Commodity/Category Management? Are you excited by the challenge of working in a fast-growing industry and company with the purpose to battle climate change?

Are you passionate about developing, driving, and implementing procurement strategies? Do you like to negotiate and achieve competitive total costs? If you are looking for an opportunity to apply your skills and experience to lead the sourcing for HVAC & Chillers by partnering with suppliers to create a win-win situation and best solutions for our customers, this may be the role for you.

Responsible: Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity. We take personal ownership in what we do, developing trust in our relationships with internal and external stakeholders. We firmly believe in having honest, forthcoming, and fair communications.

• You will develop the sourcing strategy in alignment with product management, operations, and technology.

• You will source new partner suppliers & manage those commercial contracts, while continually assessing your supplier base

• You will lead cost reduction in all venues of your commodities.

• You will assess and manage the sourcing risk for the commodities, considering geopolitical, geographical and financial risks.

• You will manage and develop vendors to adhere to Fluence compliance requirements

• You will manage supplier selection based on Total Cost of Ownership criteria (incl. system cost comparison, quality, reliability, delivery, transport costs, long term production plan, etc.).

• You will develop and execute strategies to promote and constantly improve existing supplier performance in our supply chain, including holding regular supplier reviews (QBRs)

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