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Purchasing Agent - Construction Services

Darnell Technical Services San Diego, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Typically requires a bachelor's degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Business, English, Computer Science, Economics, or other related field and 5 - 8 years supply management experience. A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, or other advanced academic degrees or training is highly desirable. A valid California driver's license is required. Typically requires construction services purchasing experience and has successfully completed purchases over $1,000,000, and/or 2 - 4 years of experience in specific service and/or construction expertise. Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) designation or similar professional certification in Supply Management is desirable. • Knowledge and application of contracting and supply management principles. • Working knowledge of contract management and/or accounting systems. • Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel applications. • Communicates clearly, seeks input from others, presents information in a clear, logical, structured way, and written communications are clear and concise. • Anticipates and identifies customer needs, is responsive to internal and external customers, looks for ways to improve customer satisfaction. • Contributes significantly to the accomplishment of the team’s goals and objectives, values the contributions of others, encourages the participation of everyone on the team, actively seeks and incorporates the input of others. • Displays personal integrity in all communications, decisions, and actions. • Is action oriented, drives for results. Sets high standard of performance for self and others. Integrates efforts across organizational lines.

Manages entire purchasing process for moderate - higher value / moderate - higher risk and moderately complex services. Assists client in developing requirements and scope of work documentation. Writes and manages solicitation documents. Coordinates proposal evaluations. Recommends contract awards. Writes purchase documents. Evaluates supplier qualifications. Identifies alternative suppliers. Negotiates purchase agreements. Works closely with internal support organizations including Law Department, Accounts Payable, and Risk Management. Documents entire purchasing process. Develops and manages supplier alliance opportunities. Resolves conflict between suppliers and company. • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships within teams and suppliers; assists clients with the development of specifications, requirements and scopes of work; identifies opportunities for greater use of industry specifications, and secures reliable, cost effective sources for moderate - higher value / moderate-higher risk materials and/or service. • Meets with internal clients on a regular basis to understand client needs and to strengthen client relationships. • Assists with development and implementation of purchasing strategies for moderate - higher value / moderate - higher risk materials and/or services that meet company requirements. • Maintains emphasis on reliable and efficient suppliers, lowest overall cost, optimum quality and availability, and significant contribution to the Supplier Diversity (WMDVBE) goals. • Works on cross-functional teams to develop strategies to add value through Supply Management lead projects. • Trains clients in formal training settings and informally through ongoing contact in proper contract management and administration principles. Ensures client compliance with appropriate Procurement, Ethical Behavior, and Accounting policies. • Mentors lower level Contracting Agents and support staff.

Company Description
Builds and provides the cleanest, safest and most reliable energy infrastructure company in America

Darnell Technical Services

Why Work Here?
Opportunity to work at a premier North American energy infrastructure company.

Builds and provides the cleanest, safest and most reliable energy infrastructure company in America


8th Avenue

San Diego, CA
92101 USA
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