SAN ANTONIO, TX 78221 - US
Zachry Group has an exciting new opportunity for Procurement Coordinators in San Antonio, Texas. This position is responsible for performing sourcing activities for both estimating support on projects in the Deal Development phase and procurement execution activities for projects in the award phase. 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.
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)
Lead in procurement execution for relatively standard sourcing events, commensurate with entry level/limited procurement experience, including:
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 at best value to Zachry;
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 supplier and subcontractor kick-off meetings;
Participate in supplier and subcontractor close-out meetings
Scope and negotiate contract change orders and amendments
Participate in weekly procurement meetings;
Manage work in fast-paced environment, focused on less complex and less technical items with opportunities towards more complex, higher profile items as experience is gained and progressively stronger skills are demonstrated;
Provide support to other procurement personnel as needed;
Maintain knowledge of procurement processes and procedures and execute in accordance with Zachry’s standard operating procedures;
Maintain knowledge of Oracle, PPMS, Dragnet and other job-specific IT support systems;
Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, engineers, construction and essential project personnel.
This is an entry level position.
Ability to operate Microsoft Office suite;
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Occasional travel may be required.
The following are core competencies desirable for this position:
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. 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 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.
Zachry Group is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.