Manager - Procurement & Materials

KBR Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 3 weeks ago


Manager - Procurement & Materials

KBR is seeking a highly adaptable individual to join its Procurement Team as a Manager, Procurement and Materials. Individual must be able to work in a high paced, team environment and must be organized and detail oriented. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Duties will include:

  • Directly responsible for the oversight of the Procurement team

  • Accountable for the overall identification of Procurement and Material resources for business requirements. Develops, implements, and enforces the compliance of company global procurement and materials policies, builds supplier rapport, negotiates with strategic suppliers, and coordinates activities to meet the procurement needs of the supported programs. Mentors and leads the procurement staff.

  • Under general direction, manages the delivery of functional objectives by providing leadership and direction to team members. Participates in the development of functional strategy and may be responsible for interaction with global processes and procedures.

  • Mentoring and leading staff in the development, negotiation and administration of purchase orders and subcontract agreements and supervises other aspects of the acquisition process in development of new business proposals and resultant purchase orders/subcontract agreements of moderate to high dollar value, risk, creativity and complexity.

  • Works independently with good problem-solving skills, while keeping Business Unit (BU) procurement management updated on the status of their assigned activities.

  • Member of the proposal process supporting Requests for Proposals.

  • Will be required to support and lead the analysis of proposals for all areas of compliance (cost/schedule/T&C/technical/etc.) and will support supplier negotiations leading to subcontract definitization.

  • Ensures post award compliance on the supplier's performance (cost, schedule, technical, KBR policies and procedures, and all other terms and conditions) of awarded agreements.

  • Responsible for guiding and mentoring direct supports during the creation of award modifications to agreements including all change related activities.

  • Must understand cost/price analysis concepts and tools and be able to implement and complete analysis on moderate to complex supplier proposals and agreement.


  • Bachelor's degree desired from an accredited institution preferably in Business Administration or related field and 15+ years of related experience.

  • Must have understanding of the government acquisition process.

  • Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation.

  • Solid negotiation, oral, and written communication skills are required.

  • Candidate must possess a positive and proactive attitude and ability to handle multiple high visibility, critical tasks simultaneously.

  • Must be able to perform duties within a Government approved purchasing system


  • CPSR Audit experience a plus, Price Analysis Techniques, Word documents and Electronic Spreadsheets.

  • Costpoint experience.

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KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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