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 .
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.
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
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
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.
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.