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Employment opportunities with South Central Power

South Central Power invites you to explore your career opportunities with us and learn more about the cooperative. We strive to maintain a well qualified and productive workforce. South Central Power strongly believes in and follows Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) principles and provides a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salaries.

Current job openings


South Central Power Company, Ohio’s largest electric cooperative, is seeking an individual to fill the position of Business Analyst.

Responsibilities include leading project management efforts within the Engineering and Operations business units. This position will coordinate internal departmental projects within a team environment including; initiation, planning, executing and monitoring projects efficiently. The position will assist in the analysis of data, justification and development of proposals for sustainable, repeatable and quantifiable business process improvements. The position will act as the facilitator for process improvement teams and will be responsible for analyzing and documenting the resulting processes. The successful candidate will develop strong relationships and effectively communicate with all stakeholders including internal and external customers, contractors and industry peers.

We are looking for an individual with leadership experience, strong communication skills with and demonstrated knowledge in project management and continuous improvement. Candidates must be highly self-motivated with a strong attention to detail and proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. Candidates must have exceptional written and oral communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills are required with a focus on rapport-building and listening. Candidates must also be able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a timely manner as well as be experienced working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment and have the ability to train others.

This position will report to the VP of Engineering and Operations and work out of the Lancaster office.


•    A bachelor’s degree in business or related field is required.

•    Applicants should have a minimum of five years’ experience in project management and process administration with a broad knowledge of the electric utility industry.

•    Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize multiple systems/products fluently.

•    Regular contacts with other persons within the department and outside the department to provide and interpret project information. Must have or be able to develop professional contacts with affiliated companies and customers.

•    A working knowledge of the cooperative model is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. Apply to join our team today!

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South Central Power Company, Ohio’s largest electric cooperative, is seeking an individual to fill the position of Director of Procurement.

Responsibilities include managing, supporting, and providing leadership to our Purchasing team.  This position will work to align the supply chain with the utility’s strategic goals. This position serves as a liaison with internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that organizational needs are met in a manner that provides a competitive advantage to the cooperative in terms of service, costs, and customer satisfaction.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the procurement of equipment, construction material, supplies and services required by the cooperative in accordance with RUS purchasing requirements and will develop policies and procedures relating to the purchasing function. Provide periodic reporting on inventory, and operational efficiency as well as inventory metrics.

Candidates should have experience in a supervisory position involving leading and motivating persons in a team effort, developing plans, programs, budgets, goals and controls to measure results. The successful applicant must have the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally, with the capability to effectively teach, mentor and coach personnel to achieve desired performance. We are looking for a team player who is able to regularly facilitate discussions among other cooperative personnel relating to purchasing activities so that deadlines can be met. Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong project management abilities and must have experience that reflects strong leadership and management skills.

This position will directly oversee the activities of two Corporate Buyers as well as the Warehouse Supervisor and personnel. The Director of Procurement reports to the Chief Financial Officer and will work out of the Lancaster office.

Qualifications: Candidates should possess advanced knowledge of the RUS purchasing requirements. A bachelor’s degree in business, procurement, materials management or related field is required. Certified Procurement Manager status must be obtained within three years. A minimum of five years of experience in an electric utility in warehousing, inventory control, line work, engineering, and/or work order/plant accounting is required with two of those five years serving in a supervisory position.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. Apply to join our team today!

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South Central Power Employment Application

This employment application is intended to be completed only when a position is available at the cooperative. Applicants may apply online (see the job description for the link to apply) or print and complete the application and fax or mail it to the contact information below. Resumes may be attached to the application.

In order to be considered an applicant at South Central Power Company, basic qualifications specified in the job posting must be met. If your qualifications are adequate with the posted job requirements, you may be contacted for further employment consideration.

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Contact information:

Human Resources Department
South Central Power Company
2780 Coonpath Road NE
Lancaster, OH 43130
Fax: 740-681-4488

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