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Senior Purchaser



Posting ID: JP-001980638

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The Senior Purchaser is responsible for leading procurement processes, identifying and screening suppliers, negotiating terms and conditions, driving improved supplier service levels, improving business results and standardizing procurement best practice processes. Execute and direct specific procurement plans and programs, to reduce costs to meet schedule requirements and ensure quality. Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to procurement practice, mentor and guide less experienced purchasers. Directs the preparation of procurement documents and agreements. Directs commercial bid evaluations of supplier proposals and coordinate technical evaluations and recommendations. Manages supplier submittals to facilitate the execution of agreements. Oversees the quality assurance and quality control activities and processes. Evaluate and negotiate the procurement of equipment, materials, and subcontracts as assigned. Lead in the proposal and selection process and facilitate pre-bid meetings. Evaluate suppliers' overall performance and recommend and implement process enhancements. Review purchase order documents, procurement status reports and expediting reports for submission. Submit comprehensive and complete procurement packages to the engineering group. Present Project Procurement Status and Material Status Reports. Participate in recruitment and development of staff. Provide performance feedback to managers about staff performance.


Purchasing, supply chain management, construction, procurement, materials management, contract administration, claims management, Capital project purchasing, Purchase order, Supply chain, epc, microsoft office, logistics, freight, cpm, cpsm, oracle financials

Top Skills Details:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Construction, Law or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for degree requirement. A minimum of 7 years direct purchasing experience, project procurement, project field procurement, materials management, or EPC procurement experience. Capitol project purchasing experience Procurement, contract administration, and claims management experience required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, proven analytical and problem-solving skills and proven effective ability to negotiate. Capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments. Experience in devising new approaches to purchasing problems encountered. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Expert knowledge of terms and conditions related to procurement of engineered equipment. Expert understanding of logistics, freight, and tax implications.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

C.P.M. or CPSM certification preferred. Oracle Financial R12 software experience preferred.

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Caldarella, Ashley


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