Requisition ID: 101564
Job Level: Mid Level
Market: Corporate Home Office
Employment Type: Full Time
The position is responsible for development and implementation of procurement strategies for Pipe, Valves and Fittings (PVF) categories, which are in alignment with Project objectives for cost, quality, schedule, etc. The position will focus on achieving "best cost" while improving efficiencies throughout the procurement process to drive savings across the company.
Kiewit 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. Our key objectives are to offer clients a world-class service focused on ensuring equipment, materials and services are consistently estimated and procured at the right price. We strive to offer an appropriate level of quality and ensure materials and services are delivered on schedule and in compliance with the client's specifications and expectations.
This position will be based out of Omaha, NE, Lenexa, KS and/or Houston, TX.
Develop category strategy to achieve financial savings targets through detailed analysis of the category portfolio including consolidation of supplier base and spend across all geographical areas
Closely monitor the global supply market with regards to pricing & commodity trends, supplier capacity, supplier news, industry news and new product developments
Aggressively pursue defined Category Management (CM) strategy in order to ensure competitive advantage for Kiewit and to position Kiewit as a market leader and preferred client of our key suppliers
Proactively challenge current procurement practices to drive improved results
Build wide and effective networks of contacts inside and outside the organization
Ensure that the PVF category strategy evolves to adequately address changing market conditions
Negotiate Master Agreements with key suppliers
Execute supplier management programs with key suppliers including the development of performance metrics (Spend/Saving Tracker, KPI's, SLA's, etc.), performance goals and improvement initiatives. Monitor and report on supplier performance and compliance.
Understand every aspect of the supply chain and notify the senior management team of any possible obstacles to ideal efficiency
Perform cost analysis and set appropriate benchmarks for suppliers and commodities against Kiewit projects and districts
10+ years' experience in an engineering and/or construction related role
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, supply chain management, construction management or equivalent degree from an accredited university
Extensive expertise in procurement, estimating, business, and leadership
Strong functional knowledge of ERP systems, including ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
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.