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Purchasing Agent - Kiewit Supply Network

Company: Kiewit
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 132039 Job Level: Mid Level Department: Procurement Market: Corporate Home Office Employment Type: Full Time Position OverviewProcurement Agent will be responsible for following Kiewit Supply Network procurement processes to competitively procure, establish, and administer contracts for a wide variety of commodities, professional services, information technology, and supplies. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the project to source materials for assigned commodities, facilitating new projects, and developing contractual terms on selected production materials to optimize quality, reliability, price, delivery, and availability.---District OverviewKiewit 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. 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.LocationThis position is based in our Federal Way, WA office. This is a shared service environment in a professional office setting.Responsibilities

  • Support research, analyses, and cost calculations
  • Document tasks and properly retain files
  • Assist the procurement of services
  • Maintain relationships with new or existing vendors and suppliers
  • Assist in requesting and compiling offers from vendors and suppliers
  • Support gathering and filing of contracts or other legal and compliance documents Qualifications
    • Ability to travel and relocate as needed
    • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, supply chain management, construction management or related degree preferred
    • 0-3 years' experience in an engineering and/or construction related role preferred
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.)
    • General knowledge of database utilization
    • SAP Experience a plus
    • Basic knowledge of all areas of procurement, including procurement execution, estimating, expediting, offsite supplier quality and site purchasing preferred
    • 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 detailAdditional Requirements:
      • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.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.

Keywords: Kiewit, Fairfield , Purchasing Agent - Kiewit Supply Network, Sales , Fairfield, California

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