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Supplier Shop Expeditor - Kiewit Supply Network

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US The Woodlands, TX, US Kansas City, KS, US Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 149242 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Kiewit Supply Network 

Department: Procurement 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Based in a Kansas City or Houston district office, the Supplier Expeditor supports Kiewit and projects by expediting off-site suppliers at various fabrication shops.  The Supplier Expeditor’s primary responsibility is to perform supplier shop expediting tasks in order to ensure purchased materials and engineered equipment meet project need-by dates and schedules per the Contract.  The Supplier Expeditor position requires up to 85% travel and must have the ability to travel outside of the US without restrictions.

District Overview

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.  

Location

This position will be located in Kansas City or Houston district office.

Responsibilities

•To monitor progress at suppliers' facility and to ensure materials and equipment purchased is delivered on time
•To take the appropriate action with the supplier in the event of delays
•Communicate and coordinate closely with the Project to ensure the most cost-effective use of time
•To act as the project’s representative at the suppliers' shop for expediting purposes 
•To produce accurate records on physical progress at suppliers' shop 
•To monitor the performance of the supplier’s sub-suppliers and advise on the need to assist the supplier to expedite primary sub-supplier or those providing components
 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: 
• Be detail oriented
• Flexible and highly motivated
• Have a strong work ethic and professional demeanor
• Effective time management and organizational skills
• Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills 
• Must be a team player and be able to work independently, to meet intense deadlines, goals and objectives
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel) and be willing to learn Kiewit processes and systems.  It is a benefit to have experience in DevonWay and/or InEight systems.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
A four-year engineering, science or technical college or university degree is preferred or an Associate degree in engineering technology or science.  Supplier Expediting experience is required.  If the candidate has more than 10 years of experience performing supplier expediting work, then a degree is NOT required. 

Preferred candidate will have a broad construction working knowledge, experience shop expediting plant equipment (static and rotating) and construction materials (pipe, fabricated pipe, structural steel, electrical equipment and supplies, pumps) etc. associated with Energy, Industrial, and Infrastructure projects.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 
 

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We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


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