KBR Supervisor, Subcontracts in NEWARK, Delaware

Title: Supervisor, Subcontracts


Job Number: 1054001


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Supervisor, Subcontracts

Under general direction, the Supervisor, Subcontracts uses specialized knowledge or skills to solve complex and unique problems, or direct the daily activities of a business, technical support, or functional support team. The incumbent establishes priorities for the completion of assigned tasks and uses judgment to interpret internal and external issues and develop best practices. He/She may direct resources, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to less experienced team members and project personnel. Relies upon experience, interpersonal skills, and broad knowledge of field to ensure task completion in compliance with policies, procedures, and business strategy.


Performs full range of procurement and administration activities associated with subcontracting work.

Qualifies contractors, issues requests for proposals, evaluates proposals and lead subcontract package development and maintains subcontract files in accordance to established procedures.

Resolve subcontract/construction related issues

Remain current in knowledge of sources of services and labor

Take leadership in developing subcontract strategies

Implements, manages and monitors procurement reporting systems to meet project requirements, including SAP and IPMS, etc.

May assign RFQ package assignments to appropriate procurement personnel

May review and approve bid tabulations and obtain project approvals as necessary.

Negotiates with bidders to accomplish adherence on-time project schedules

Maintains knowledge of safety policies and procedures and perform assigned duties in a safe manner, and, if supervising others, has the responsibility for the safety of those being supervised and ensures they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits.




years’ experience in subcontracts administration in an industrial construction environment

Experience with procurement systems such as SAP, and IPMS a plus

Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office Suite

Good written and verbal communication skills

Must have the ability to work in a team environment

Must have the ability to organize and prioritize daily work for multiple clients

Possesses strong understanding of contract “terms and conditions”, experienced in resolving differences between supplier terms and conditions and client requirements


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Contracts Administration/Subcontracts