The Procurement Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the materials required for construction projects are provided on schedule and according to the projected budget. Proven analytical thinking, project management skills, attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills are a must.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Deal effectively with supplier challenges and flow of materials
Resolve vendor delivery shortages and quality issues
Review and understand impact of Design timeline and Construction Schedule for each project to ensure project opening can be supported.
Interact daily with client, design, construction and vendors to ensure 100% timely and quality delivery to the production schedule and stores.
Perform and assist in completing project budgets.
Enter quotes into the Order Fulfillment database for budgeting and purchase order placement.
Responsible for placing and revising PO’s, reconciliation of purchase orders to budget.
Validate vendor delivery schedules and manage procurement schedule.
Analyze demand; verify pricing against baseline, vendor quotes. Identify non proto typical elements and work with client and vendor for pricing and production scheduling to ensure they can meet store opening schedule.
Work with Project Managers to set store delivery schedule. Keep detailed records and maintain a well-organized project delivery schedule.
Degree in business and/or construction preferred
A minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in purchasing and/or construction
Strong planning, organization, analytical, attention to detail and problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - can interact with all levels of an organization, internally and externally
Ability to multi-task, work and complete tasks effectively under minimal supervision, tight time constraints, and periodic high volume circumstances
Proficient in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Web based communication tools
Ability to work as part of a team and independently
Ownership of tasks and ability to make decisions
Experience with an electronic procurement system (SAP, Ariba, Etc.)
Ability to communicate effectively with suppliers and customers both written and verbal.
Embree offers a team focused work environment with competitive salaries, performance bonuses, and benefits including medical and 401(k).
About Embree Group:
The Embree Group of Companies provide nationwide turnkey real estate services, specializing in build-to-suit development, design/build, general construction, program management, and capital markets advisory for specialty retail, financial, automotive, restaurant, pharmacy, and healthcare facilities.