Supply Chain Specialist - Kiewit Supply Network - Kiewit Yard in Lenexa, KS


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 169788 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Kiewit Supply Network 

Department: Supply Chain Management 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

The Material Coordinator provides project specific support for all material management activities at the jobsite. A Material Coordinator will support the Material Manager on a large project or occasionally from a central location.  Requirements of this position include significant interaction with construction staff, handling and maintaining materials, and proficiencies with advanced software.  Long-term relocation and short-term field assignments are a requirement of this position. The position is operational in nature dealing significantly with field issues at an active jobsite. 

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.  


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom designed to meet our shared needs.  

This position will initially be in Lenexa, KS. 


•    Promote a safety-first mentality and culture.  
•    Control and involvement of receipt, storage, and issuance of project materials.  
•    Assist in the completion of project mobilization and/or demobilization effort.  
•    Assist Material Manager on field material handling activities. 
•    Prepare and distribute material management specific reports to project staff. (Daily Doc, OSD&E, MRR, PO, etc.)  
•    Promote material control plan and communicate material management procedures to project team. 
•    Perform receiving and processing functions on varying size of projects.  


•    Bachelor’s degree OR a minimum of 2 years’ experience in industrial construction related role. 
•    Demonstrated capacity to manage and maintain advanced material handling software and databases. 
•    Introductory knowledge of site purchasing and its impact to material management 
•    Knowledge of the project goals and how to contribute to those goals. 
•    Basic knowledge of prime contract flow downs for suppliers and subcontractor terms and conditions  
•    Basic ability to track equipment, materials, trends, and forecasts. 
•    Basic risk evaluation, mitigation, and claims management skills 
•    Strong leadership and management skills  
•    Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in teams. 
•    Ability to relocate for long and short-term field assignments.  

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

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 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.

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