Procurement Specialist; Procurement Associate
Provide commercial support to pre & post award projects and report to the assigned Procurement Manager or Director of Procurement. Prepare and issue RFP equipment packages to suppliers. Work with engineering to answer RFP questions. Receive and evaluate proposals. Negotiate pricing with suppliers. Work closely with engineering project management, scheduling, legal and insurance. Secure completed purchase requisition and purchase terms and conditions, and confirm final purchase order. Monitor, support and administer all issued purchase orders. Manage stakeholder & supplier interaction. Assist in schedule development for project proposals. Assist estimating with equipment scope and price.
Oral and written communication, Engineering, construction industry standards, specifications and organizations. RFP and contracting process for purchasing from suppliers. Negotiating. Problem solving.
4 year college degree in business field or combination of education and experience. Additional financial, business or legal degree and additional transmission training needed for advancement.
Minimum 3 years' experience in procurement (preferably with engineering or construction industries)
Position Reports To
Senior Buyer or Procurement Manager or Director
Career path moves from this role
Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager or Director