1+ months

Procurement Specialist/Buyer

Kelly Services
La Porte, TX 77572
**Role Description:**

Position performs and supports buying activities of services, materials and equipment. Position performs sourcing activities for support of capital projects according to Clients needs.

**Job Responsibilities:**

Perform work activities efficiently while continuously looking for cost-saving opportunities

Participate in the development and support of estimating efforts including issuing Requests for Information (RFIs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs), conducting research, and developing sourcing strategies for assigned items

Develop supplier lists and issue Request for Proposal (RFP) packages, and RFP amendments accordingly, for various standard equipment, material, and services

Develop purchasing and sourcing strategies

Assist project team in the development of performance-based scopes of work and understand specifications and drawing packages in supporting efforts

Participate in project team meetings as needed to provide procurement input and gain awareness of project needs in order to proactively identify and address any deficiencies in the current service contract portfolio

Ensure Project Managers are following Procurement Best Practices

Schedule and assist / lead pre-bid meetings and coordinate discussions between suppliers and technical personnel

Perform evaluation of proposals and conduct supplier negotiations

Write supplier communications that explain and support the source selection process and decision

Verify delivery of material and services purchased align with the project schedule

Understand terms and conditions and contract information

Support contract administration and subcontract management

Participate in procurement meetings as required

Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers, engineers, construction, and essential project personnel

Work with project team in the preparation of various contracts for contract services, labor, sub-contracts, materials, off-site services, equipment rental, etc.

Develop understanding of Clients policies and procedures for writing and processing purchase orders and contracts

When required or directed by Client, gather and track actual costs against purchase orders and contracts and monitor variances utilizing SAP and/or other Clients software tools

When required and directed by Client, audit supplier invoices to assure compliance with contract requirements

When directed by Client, establish and maintain databases for tracking and provide reports on purchasing activity, performance, and progress

Obtain necessary signatures of parties to agreements; coordinate termination of agreements, contracts, as necessary

Coordinate the review and approval of purchase orders and contract documents generated for compliance per Clients procedures

Qualifications & Skills for Success:

Safety Champion portrays a personal example of excellent safety, performance, mindset, and commitment

Minimum of 8 years of experience in negotiating contracts and working procurement coordination on major petrochemical projects

Five years experience in managing purchase orders, administering contracts, contract cost, or price analyses

Proficient in SAP

Proficient in MS Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint

Experienced at building reports in EXCEL and making presentation updates to leadership team

Good people and networking skills

Ability to work well with other Managers and Supervisors

Good teamwork and interpersonal skills

Basic safety training and/or site-specific training

Ability to maintain confidentiality of financial information

**Safety, Health, & Environmental Duties and Expectations:**

Demonstrate the belief that accidents are preventable by including safety in assigned work activities

Create and share personal safety plan with work group and Client

Participate in safety meetings

Understands and comply with Clients Drug and Alcohol policy


**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-08-23 Expires: 2021-10-21

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