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Procurement Specialist

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Kairos Power

Kairos Power

201-500 employees

Develops fluoride salt-cooled high temperature reactors

Hardware
Energy

Senior

Oak Ridge, TN, USA

Category
Procurement & Sourcing
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Communications
Customer Service
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field (Supply Chain or Business) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of related experience in power generation OEM, Nuclear, or manufacturing/fabricating environment
  • Strong knowledge in manufacturing principals
  • Experience with ERP requisition process and procurement systems
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a high-volume environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work with highly collaborative team
  • Ability to proactively collect, manage, and transfer knowledge
  • Ability to seek different and novel ways to create efficiencies
Responsibilities
  • Provide excellent and timely customer service to internal customers in fulfilling the procurement process
  • Develop and maintain relationships with reliable suppliers
  • Purchase requirements of assigned materials at the lowest long-term cost
  • Expedite materials when required and handle any unanticipated requests
  • Negotiate the lowest possible long-term cost through competitive bidding
  • Work closely with project teams and engineering
  • Lead in all communication with suppliers
  • Provide accurate production materials standard costs
  • Identify and develop new suppliers
  • Maintain all purchasing databases and reporting

Kairos Power is focused on developing the KP-FHR, a fluoride salt-cooled high temperature reactor, as a cost-competitive, sustainable energy solution aimed at improving grid resiliency and security. The technology is designed to provide clean, affordable, and safe energy with low maintenance and lifecycle costs, offering a near zero carbon footprint and low potential water consumption.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$10.1M

Headquarters

Alameda, California

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

31%