Procurement Manager

A&R Solar
🌎 Location
💵 Salary

$100,000 - $130,000

🗓️ Posted

September 21, 2023

Seattle, WA

A&R Solar is a leading solar installer in the Pacific Northwest with a seasoned team of solar professionals. Since our founding in 2007, we have successfully installed over 3,500 solar arrays and 40 megawatts of clean energy including several landmark solar projects around the region.

We proudly operate as an employee-owned B-Corporation (B-Corp) and WA Social Purpose Corporation (SPC). We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer celebrating our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. When we think about our company, we recognize that our culture is the sum of our people – and each new team member adds to the richness of our company. We don’t expect you to fit a mold; we hope that you will add something new, even as we all pursue a common mission.

The Procurement Manager is responsible for overseeing the procurement and delivery of all equipment and materials necessary for business operations throughout Washington and Oregon. They will  have a deep understanding of logistics, inventory management, and procurement, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders. They will need to develop and implement strategies for optimizing our product ordering and delivery process to increase profitability.

Develop strong relationships with outside suppliers and manufacturers while ensuring the company receives optimal pricing, up to date product info and availability, favorable credit terms, and a steady supply of delivered products.

The Procurement Manager will lead discussions in recommending which products to offer our residential and commercial clients. They will maintain an internal list of approved products, including current pricing, available supply, relevant technical specifications, and any distinct selling points or targeted customer segments.

The Procurement Manager is also responsible for ensuring the proper tracking, reporting, and accounting of all purchasing & warehouse related activities.

They report to the COO and directly manage the Purchasing and Warehouse teams. Additionally, there will be regular coordination with employees across the company, including the Accounting, Project Management, Installation, Design, Estimating, and Sales teams.



  • Responsible for developing strategies to optimize the future availability and pricing of products
  • Work in conjunction with internal teams and external partners to forecast product demand
  • Manage and track budget and expenditure related to procurement and purchasing activities


  • Develop and maintain strong, personal relationships with suppliers and manufacturers
  • Monitor and negotiate competitive pricing, favorable contract  & credit terms, and product supply
  • Maintain regular communication with outside vendors so that new product info, sales strategies, pricing changes, and current availability can be shared with in-house teams
  • Monitors the performance of suppliers, assessing their ability to meet quality and delivery requirements;


  • Ensure timely and accurate purchase orders by purchasing team for projects and stock materials
  • Develop and refine standardized procurement processes and methodologies
  • Ensure on-time delivery and accuracy of all orders received by warehouse team


  • Optimize inventory quantities and reduce inventory costs for operations
  • Ensure that inventory data remains accurate and updated in software tracking tools
  • Ensure accurate and organized records of incoming, outgoing, and stocked materials
  • Cash cycle management in regards to ​​sourcing, purchasing, payment, and inventory management.


  • Collaborate with Sales and Estimating teams to determine commercial and residential product offerings
  • Solicit feedback from Installation and PM teams for types and quantities of preferred consumables
  • Provide frequent updates on product availability, pricing, and ordering strategy to sales and project teams
  • Maintain and develop a technical product knowledge


  • Coach, guide, and assist in the professional development of direct reports
  • Organize and lead recurring meetings with Purchasing and Warehouse teams
  • Conduct bi-annual performance reviews brief & weekly check-ins with each team member


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with vendors, suppliers, shippers, and customers.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of company products and logistics.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to create spreadsheets for tracking and organizing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Salary

    $100,000 - $130,000


    Seattle, WA (USA)

    A&R Solar

    Procurement Manager

    $100,000 - $130,000


    Seattle, WA


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