Procurement Manager - Estimating

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Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Newark/Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 81099

Primary Responsibilities 
•    Reports to the Chief Estimator and works closely with the Project Sponsors.
•    Primary goal is to develop and manage the bid solicitation process for all district estimates. The Procurement Manager will work with the estimate teams to evaluate the proposals received and make determinations on which subs or vendors to carry in the bids.
•    Actively develop and maintain relationships with suppliers, vendors and other representatives. 
•    Responsible for the district’s XBE outreach efforts working in conjunction with the regional compliance officer. 
•    Provide training and conduct audits to ensure procedures are followed.
•    Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities and the supplier’s reputation and history. 
•    Prepare/issue Request for Proposals (RFP’s) and evaluate vendor/subcontractor proposals to identify vendors/subcontractors who meet project constraints of budget and schedule at the estimating level.
•    Work closely with the estimate teams to encourage communication with subs and vendors and expand the current vendor database.

•    Proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel) and have a general knowledge of database utilization; SAP and/or SmartBid Experience a plus 
•    Bachelor’s degree in construction management, business, engineering, supply chain management, or equivalent degree or military experience
•    At least five years’ experience in an engineering and/or construction related role
•    Advanced knowledge of all areas of estimating, supplier diversity and subcontract administration 
•    Ability to lead teams of two to three people, provide feedback and assist in employee development objectives 
•    Detail-oriented, highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time 
•    Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
•    Ability work in New Jersey WCL office

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is 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.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

Job Segment: Procurement, Engineer, ERP, Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Operations, Engineering, Technology, Management

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