Cogentrix is a leading independent power producer with a long track record of successfully acquiring, developing, constructing, operating, improving and divesting power generation assets. Cogentrix is owned by funds managed by The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest alternative asset management firms, and serves as Carlyle’s in-house power asset management platform. Cogentrix has been directly involved in the development, ownership, operations and management of coal-fired, natural gas-fired, and solar power assets delivering a combined generating capacity in excess of 10 GW. Through the ownership and operation of these plants, Cogentrix has participated in most of the major power regions in the U.S. Cogentrix currently manages plants in the Carlyle portfolio, which has a total net generation of approximately 5,800 MW.
Materials Management including purchasing, inventory and warehousing. Activities include, contract negotiations, terms and conditions, logistics, expediting, vendor risk management and on-boarding, value analysis, maintenance repair and operations (MRO) procurement and inventory activities.
Provide the development, engineering, operations, maintenance groups and plant buyers and inventory specialists with procurement and inventory services oversight by providing procurement and inventory guidance regarding procurement technical, cost, schedule and commercial terms and conditions and inventory controls and audit.
Procurement, bidding, negotiations of contracts for goods and services in support of maintenance and operational activities while assisting with the scheduling and expediting of all day to day operational and outage materials for all component parts of a facility.
Purchasing of capital equipment, MRO items, supplies, and services for existing facilities as well as new construction projects. Evaluate, select, and negotiate price, schedule, terms and conditions with domestic and foreign suppliers. Analyze spend data to identify opportunities to reduce cost and improve reliability.
Optimize and maintain inventory levels to support the timely repair of the facilities while minimizing cash outlay for parts on the shelf. Oversee inventory audit programs.
Integrate new facilities into Cogentrix processes and systems.
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