KBR Associate Specialist, Procurement in Houston, Texas
Title: Associate Specialist, Procurement
Job Number: 1063816
KBR COMPANY INFORMATION
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 34,000 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.
Associate Specialist, Procurement
Position Description/Job Responsibilities
Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Negotiates favorable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers for the procurement of goods, services and supplies. Takes responsibility for purchases in support of customer-related business processes or for internal use. Executes cradle to grave purchasing activities (including bid, evaluate, award cycle, execution of agreements, execution of changes, price and schedule negotiations) for the assigned projects.
Discusses defects and delivery problems with suppliers, and is responsible for negotiating refunds. Coordinates with operations, maintenance, warehouse and engineering to ensure proper scheduling and movement of goods and supplies. Under direct supervision, performs routine assignments as an entry level professional. Develops core job competencies with existing procedures by solving standard problems.
Typically requires an undergraduate degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management or Business, or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.
Candidates must have strong analytical skills, communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
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: Procurement & Materials