JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
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Zachry One

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HOUSTON, TX 77001 - US


Zachry Group is seeking a Procurement Coordinator for a new opportunity on a construction project located in the Greater Houston area . 

Position Summary

Procurement Coordinators are assigned to sourcing events for standard and medium criticality materials, equipment, and subcontracts. They also support buying activities for more complex materials, equipment, and subcontracts within the realm of the Level 3 Procurement Coordinators, as needed.


Position Responsibilities

  • Execution (purchase) of “Early Procurement” or pre-mobilization checklist

  • Participation in Deal Development and support in estimating efforts including issuing Request for Information (RFI’s)

  • Conduct research and develop sourcing strategies for assigned items

  • Develop supplier lists and issue RFP packages, and RFP amendments accordingly, for various standard equipment, material and services

  • Develop Sourcing Strategies

  • Develop performance-based scopes of work and understand specifications & drawing packages

  • Conduct bidder conferences and coordinate discussions between bidders and technical personnel

  • Perform evaluation of proposals and conduct supplier negotiations

  • Write supplier recommendations that explain and support the source selection process and decision

  • Understand terms and conditions and contract formation;

  • Negotiate award of contracts to suppliers

  • Support contract administration and subcontract management

  • Participate in weekly procurement meetings

  • Accountable for overseeing Level 1 activities performed on project teams

  • Manage work in fast-paced environment, focused on standard complexity technical items with opportunities towards more complex, higher profile items as experience is gained and progressively stronger skills are demonstrated

  • Maintain knowledge of procurement processes and procedures and execute in accordance with Zachry’s standard operating procedures

  • Maintain knowledge of Oracle, Dragnet and other job-specific IT support systems

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, engineers, construction, and essential project personnel

  • Provide support to other procurement personnel as needed

  • Performs any other duties activities and projects as assigned by management


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • Preferred Minimum of 5 years procurement experience
  • Proven Communication Skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Preferred industry related procurement knowledge
  • Highly motivated with ability to be self-sufficient
  • Salary position, must be willing to work overtime as needed. 
  • Knowledge of Oracle Procurement Software is a plus
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess excellent organizational skills;

  • Ability to thrive in a team working environment;

  • Strong interpersonal skills.


    The above description covers the fundamental responsibilities of the Procurement Coordinator I position. It shall not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.


Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree

  • Demonstrated business acumen

  • Strong language skills (written and oral)

  • Strong math skills

  • Possess strong computer skills, especially in Excel and Word

  • Possess excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to thrive in a team working environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills



Physical Requirements

Employee will be required to communicate in person, via telephone, email, video chat and software systems. Must be able to maneuver around a construction site with rough terrain. Climbing might be required. Must be able to lift 10 lbs. Position may include visits to construction sites and industrial facilities requiring mobility (on ground and at heights) and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hardhat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and work boots.

Work Environment

Employee will work in multiple environments including an office, warehouse and in a trailer or building on construction sites. On construction sites, noise levels will be moderate to high. Job sites may contain the following: light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools, people standing, walking, sitting, signaling, and talking. Noise levels vary and may include bells, whistles, and alarms.

The above description covers the fundamental responsibilities of the Procurement Coordinator position. It shall not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.


Zachry Group is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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