Sunrun, Inc

  • Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategic Procurement

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Supply Chain
    Requisition ID
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    As the nation’s largest residential Solar/CleanTech Company, Sunrun is on a mission to transform our energy system into the modern and sustainable grid of the future while making clean, renewable energy, accessible to all residential households.


    To realize this vision, Sunrun is developing advanced technologies, products and services designed to reinvent the way people power their homes.  We are actively looking to hire a world-class talent in our Supply Chain team focused on leading our Indirect strategic procurement and executing sourcing strategies for the Corporate Procurement area for Sunrun. As a key member of the supply chain team and important contributor to Sunrun’s business, you'll collaborate with other passionate leaders in finance, IT, Telecom, Marketing, HR, Facilities Consulting, & Travel while making a real impact to Sunrun.

    If you are sourcing professional, execution oriented, passionate about our industry  and motivated by solving one of the biggest and most critical challenges of our time, then we say bring it on…help us disrupt a 100 year old industry and partake in advancing Sunrun’s mission of creating a planet run by the sun.        


    This role will ensure the development of best in class category sourcing strategies and expert level knowledge on Procure to Pay (P2P) policy and processes, while demonstrating very good understanding of the industry best practices and market trends. 


    • Develop and implement strategies to enable spend leverage and competitive pricing, quality, delivery and risk management with the supply base
    • Lead Indirect sourcing team to cost savings through advanced spend analytics, building a pipeline of sourcing projects and with the collaborations of the cross functional business teams.
    • Develop & deploy comprehensive Category level strategies.
    • Deliver business results including productivity, working capital improvement, supplier performance and continuity of all Indirect materials and services
    • Ensure involvement of all key functional leaders and stakeholders in the development and finalization of sourcing strategy and deployment plan.
    • Develop clear KPIs for sourcing & purchasing. Establish deliverables and outcomes
    • Supplier Diversity – drive and manage the company effort to provide opportunities to women-and minority-owned businesses to supply our requirements.
    • Lead e-Sourcing best practice strategies, tactics, and supporting tools. Manage the execution of all e-Sourcing auctions
    • Be an influencer in the organization





    • Minimum 8-10 years of a successful track record in corporate procurement.
    • Great leader with a proven track record in managing teams.
    • Strong negotiation and contracting experience
    • Execution skills including persistent drive for results utilizing sound project management, organizational and problem solving skills
    • Strategic thinking skills including an ability to make sound business judgments related to strategic supply philosophies and initiatives.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and instincts. Highly self-motivated; able to operate autonomously in a dynamic environment.
    • Demonstrated creative problem solving and strong analytical skills. Looks for the solution not the problem
    • Ability to work well in a flexible, "roll up your sleeves" and dynamic work environment.
    • A successful track record of working in cross functional teams and within multiple levels of an organization
    • Excellent written and presentation skills required. Accustomed to communicating with senior level functional executives
    • Four year college degree. CPM and/or APICS certifications desirable


    Culture and Values

    Sunrun embraces a human centric approach to deliver solutions that are most impactful to creating a planet run by the sun. This core philosophy is complimented by our shared  values:  Human Centric, Integrity, Curiosity, Passion, Courage and Impact.







    Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination and harassment of any kind. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun. That’s why we strive to make solar inclusive. Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. We do our best to make sure all people feel respected, supported and connected at work. That includes our support for members and allies of all underrepresented groups through our internal employee networks such as Sunrun Women’s Network, Sunrun’s Veterans Network (“Liberty”), Women in Tech, and Sunrun’s LGBTQ affinity group.


    We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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