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Senior Procurement Specialist



Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology.

About This Role:

The job description for the Senior Procurement Specialist position in Denver, Colorado, outlines a comprehensive role with diverse responsibilities. This position entails:

  1. Hybrid Work Schedule: The specialist will be based in Denver, Colorado, with a combination of in-office and remote work.

  2. Primary Focus on Digital Flare Mitigation (DFM) Services: The role involves sourcing and procuring materials, services, and equipment needed for Crusoe’s DFM services. This includes aspects of major equipment, field construction and operations.

  3. Complex RFP/RFQ Administration: Working with stakeholders to develop and administer Request for Proposals (RFP) and Request for Quotations (RFQ). This involves supplier Q&A, bid analysis, supplier recommendations and contract implementation.

  4. Areas of Expertise Required:

    1. High-level skills in contract negotiation

    2. Risk mitigation strategies

    3. Vendor compliance

    4. Supplier relationship management

    5. Key Performance Indicator (KPI) development and monitoring

    6. Identifying improvement opportunities within the Supply Chain team and participating in process improvement development and initiatives

    7. Inventory management and control

    8. Logistics, importing/exporting, and warehousing

    9. Procurement

    10. Developing and managing complex, high risk/high spend purchase orders

  5. Administrative and Support Duties: The position includes administrative tasks, contract routing and executions, and support for field activities.

This role is critical for ensuring efficient and effective procurement processes, managing supplier relationships, and contributing to the overall success of Crusoe’s Digital Flare Mitigation services. The ideal candidate will bring a mix of strategic thinking, operational excellence, and a strong background in procurement and supply chain management.

A Day In The Life:

  • Solicit quotes or bids from service providers and material suppliers and evaluate submissions for commercial and/or technical correctness

  • Identify new suppliers, develop relationships and assist with onboarding

  • Negotiate and execute a variety of agreements such as Master Service Agreements, Consulting Agreements, EPC, MNDAs, Service Orders, Broker-shipper agreements, and the verification of contractor compliance with contract terms and conditions

  • Responsible for locating, qualifying or promoting possible new suppliers for services or sources of supply

  • Responsible for leading cross-functional teams and coordinating activities with internal and external stakeholders

  • Supplier price negotiations related to item/price catalog development and management within Crusoe’s Coupa (ERP) system

  • Responsible for assisting with inventory management, fleet, logistics and other spend categories

  • Tracking and ensuring Contract and Supplier compliance to terms and conditions, insurance, etc.

  • Mentoring, supporting, cross-training, or acting as a back-up for other team members as needed

  • Performs other duties as assigned

You Will Thrive In This Role If:

  • You are flexible, like to work at a fast pace, juggle multiple projects/tasks, are reliable, productive, and independently motivated

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or other degree relevant to the role, or the equivalent in education and job experience combined

  • Have 10+ years experience as a supply chain professional, with experience in Oil & Gas and/or major equipment and field services procurement such as civil / mechanical and electrical construction being preferred

  • Ability to travel 10%

  • Obtained industry certifications such as CPM, CPSM, CPSD, MCIPS, APICS, CPIM, CSCP, or CTSC are desirable, but not required

  • Have experience in a similar role

  • Have a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record as this position will require driving

  • Embody the company values


  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Employer contributions to HSA accounts

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • Teladoc

  • Pet-friendly offices

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $100,000 - $120,000. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.