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About Krannich Solar

Since 1995, Krannich Solar has been the strong partner for photovoltaic installers, offering everything that drives photovoltaics forward: sound advice, effective logistics and one of the world's leading product and system ranges for solar power generation. With a growing global market share, the owner-managed company is one of the leading photovoltaic wholesalers. Krannich Solar employs over 1000 people in 25+ locations worldwide!

What will do you

As part of the Supply Chain/Procurement team, the Commodity Manager is responsible for identifying and determinging the purchasing needs of the organization. Once identified, they are in charge of finding vendors who can supply these goods and negotiating best prices while taking into account quality and delivery of the goods. They mainly support the purchasing function and act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilites 

1. Identify Purchasing Needs

  • Determine the purchasing needs of the organization and effectively work with other parts of the organization to forecast demand and evaluate inventory levels.
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments or purchasing processes
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers.
  • Assists in and contributes to the development and creation of product offering strategies, objectives, and tactics

2. Supplier Management/Vendor Relationship

  • Build relationships with suppliers and track/manage their performance.
  • Compile data relating supplier performance to enable evaluation.

3. Ensure contract compliance

  • Collaborate with the supplier community and internal business partners to collect and maintain supplier/product information associated with our portfolio of products.
  • Negotiate directly with vendors to get the best possible pricing and payment options/terms.
  • Identify areas of potential cost reduction.

4. Take action to minimize additional purchasing expenses as best as possible (freight, convenience charges, fees)

  • Conduct research for new suppliers.
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues.

5. Other

  • Work closely with others in the procurement/supply chain department (as well as other departments: Marketing, Sales, HQ, Logistics, Warehouse, Finance, IT) and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvement.

6. Reporting and Forecasting

  • Prepare reports and updates as required.
  • Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules
  • SPA reporting/tracking.



Krannich Solar West LLC
1340 Rocky Point Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056


Full-time, Monday to Friday

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

  • Procurement: 4 years (Preferred)

  • Purchasing: 4 years (Preferred)


  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance


Then we look forward to hearing from you! Please send over your resume, or apply through Indeed

Got questions? We'll be glad to answer them!