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Supply Chain Instructor


Akron, OH, US, 44308

Job Function:  Procurement/Supply Chain
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  45864

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with the FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]


The Supply Chain Instructor is a member of the newly created Solutions and Standards team within the Supply Chain organization.  The Instructor adds value to the strategic sourcing and negotiation processes as part of the team approach to Category Management by identifying training opportunities for Supply Chain.  The Instructor develops a standardized curriculum, provides training, and tracks capability building within the Supply Chain organization.   Enhancing suppliers’ knowledge of Supply Chain processes and governance is a key deliverable of this position. 


The Solutions and Standards team is a Center of Excellence organization which drives continuous improvement across Supply Chain. 


This position can be sited at any location within the FirstEnergy service territory.  (OH, PA, WV, MD, or NJ)


 Responsibilities include:


  • Identifying and developing strategies for capability building for the Supply Chain organization
  • Leading and driving the implementation of competency-based learning approach
  • Defining, managing, and tracking capability building expectations
  • Building curriculum as needed to ensure effective capability building
  • Creating targeted training schedules and content
  • Developing and maintaining learning modules and tools to build and maintain best practice capabilities
  • Managing the budget related to training




  • Bachelor’s degree in business, education or a related discipline and minimum 10 years’ related work experience is required. 
  • In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years' related experience is required.  Related work experience includes program development/training, cirriculum design and execution, education, or organizational instruction 
  • Adult or organizational education with curriculum development experience is required
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain is a plus
  • Project management experience 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Attentive to detail
  • Able to work with individuals at all organizational levels 
  • Ability to innovate and create 

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification



FirstEnergy Human Resources Team



Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Strategic Sourcing, Training Instructor, Curriculum, Operations, Education