Purchasing Agent II - Kiewit Supply Network

Employer
Kiewit
Location
Englewood, Colorado, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 13, 2022

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Category
Computer etc., Marketing & Commercial
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
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Requisition ID: 139579

Job Level: Mid Level

Department: Procurement

Market: Corporate Home Office

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Would you like to purchase the highest quality materials at the lowest possible cost for Kiewit Supply Network? What about Negotiate, renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives? Individuals with experience in an engineering and/or construction related role as well as basic procurement experience is desired, but not required. We're looking for a team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives. Someone that is detail-oriented, highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time.

District Overview

Kiewit Supply Network group specializes in providing comprehensive procurement services to clients across the construction and engineering industries in multiple markets, including transportation; water/wastewater; power; oil, gas and chemical; building; and mining. Our key objectives are to offer clients a world-class service focused on ensuring equipment, materials and services are consistently estimated and procured at the right price. We strive to offer an appropriate level of quality and ensure materials and services are delivered on schedule and in compliance with the client's specifications and expectations.

Location

This position is based out of our Englewood, CO office, but may require short and long-term relocation.

Responsibilities

•   Complete project planning for estimating and procurement execution
•   Lead the evaluation and monitoring of vendor performance to ensure compliance with obligations and determine needs for changes
•   Leverage vendors and subcontractors across multiple procurements to create cost savings to projects
•   Purchase the highest quality materials at the lowest possible cost in correct amounts per specifications and drawings with buyouts
•   Provide training and conduct procurement related audits to ensure procedures are followed
•   Actively develop budgets, schedules and performance plans to meet customer and company goals and objectives
•   Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities and the supplier's reputation and history
•   Monitor shipments to ensure goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods
•   Prepare and issue Request for Proposals (RFP's) and evaluate vendor and subcontractor proposals to identify vendors/subcontractors who meet project constraints of budget and schedule at the estimating, execution and site purchasing levels

Qualifications

•   Ability to travel and relocate as needed
•   Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, supply chain management, construction management or related
•   5+ years' experience in an engineering and/or construction related role
•   Advanced knowledge of all areas of procurement, including procurement execution, estimating, expediting, offsite supplier quality and site purchasing
•   Ability to lead teams of two to three purchasing agents, provide feedback and assist in employee development objectives.
•   Proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel)
•   General knowledge of database utilization
•   SAP Experience a plus
•   Thorough understanding of all areas of procurement is desirable, including procurement execution, estimating, expediting, offsite supplier quality and site purchasing
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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There's no limit to what you'll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you'll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you're building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you're bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you'll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you'll be part of a mission that's bigger than you can imagine.

Here, you'll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience - all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Denver
Job Segment: Network, Supply, Engineer, ERP, Purchasing, Technology, Operations, Engineering, Finance
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