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Contract Specialist - Kiewit Supply Network

Location: 

Federal Way, WA, US San Diego, CA, US Vancouver, WA, US Fairfield, CA, US Seattle, WA, US

Requisition ID: 132039 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Procurement 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Procurement Agent will be responsible for following Kiewit Supply Network procurement processes to competitively procure, establish, and administer contracts for a wide variety of commodities, professional services, information technology, and supplies. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the project to source materials for assigned commodities, facilitating new projects, and developing contractual terms on selected production materials to optimize quality, reliability, price, delivery, and availability.  

 

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. We’re looking for a team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives. Someone that is detail-oriented, highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time.   

Location

This position is based in our Federal Way, WA office. This is a shared service environment in a professional office setting.

Responsibilities

  • Support research, analyses, and cost calculations
  • Document tasks and properly retain files 
  • Assist the procurement of services 
  • Maintain relationships with new or existing vendors and suppliers 
  • Assist in requesting and compiling offers from vendors and suppliers 
  • Support gathering and filing of contracts or other legal and compliance documents 

 

Qualifications

•    Ability to travel and relocate as needed
•    Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, supply chain management, construction management or related degree preferred
•    0-3 years’ experience in an engineering and/or construction related role preferred
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.)
•    General knowledge of database utilization
•    SAP Experience a plus
•    Basic knowledge of all areas of procurement, including procurement execution, estimating, expediting, offsite supplier quality and site purchasing preferred
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail

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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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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