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Supply Chain Contract Analyst


Akron, OH, US, 44308

Job Function:  Procurement/Supply Chain
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  69280

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 Analyst is part of the Contract Review Team (CRT) in Supply Chain Support Services. It involves reviewing, approving, and negotiating contract terms and conditions with FirstEnergy Corp.'s vendors in order to meet Supply Chain process and Business Unit deadlines.  This position works closely with FirstEnergy Buyers, Legal and Management.

The position is located at the General Office in Akron, OH and reports to the Manager, Supply Chain Support.


Responsibilities include:


  • Independently reviewing Terms & Conditions, analyzing legal and business risks, and making recommendations to FirstEnergy Legal or Management on the acceptance of, or proposed changes to, Terms & Conditions within established guidelines.
  • Independently reviewing and making recommendations concerning the use of previously approved non-standard Terms & Conditions for proposed procurements.
  • Assisting Supply Chain Buyers in determining the appropriate set of FirstEnergy Corp.'s standard Terms & Conditions templates to be used for proposed procurements.
  • Working with Supply Chain Buyers, Business Units, Legal, Risk, Audit, Tax and vendors to negotiate Terms & Conditions for the procurement of materials and services, in a timely fashion, to meet Supply Chain process and Business Unit deadlines.
  • Conducting periodic audits of Supply Chain Buyers and adherence to Supply Chain Procedures
  • Monitoring and reporting contract metrics


Qualifications at the Analyst III level include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies, Purchasing, Business, Engineering, or related discipline required. Juris Doctorate a plus.
  • Minimum 4-7 years relevant work experience required.  Relevant work experience will include contract review or negotiating experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) & SAP preferred
  • Ability to deliver quality, accurate work within established deadlines
  • Detail oriented, conscientious
  • Excellent analytical skills, including problem solving and decision making
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

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

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