KBR Associate Specialist, Procurement in Parkersburg, West Virginia

Title: Associate Specialist, Procurement

Location: US-US-WV-Parkersburg

Job Number: 1070222


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.


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.

Associate Specialist, Procurement

Under general supervision, and occasional direct supervision, performs assignments requiring experience and knowledge of standard concepts within their field. Displays core job competencies by analyzing possible solutions using standard procedures while developing advanced skills.

This position is located at a client site in Parkersburg, WV. No Per Diem or Relocation will be offered.



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.


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.

Other Essential Functions


Good communication and documentation of work products are essential


Coordination with on-site Engineers, Designers, construction workers, and production personnel is required


Safe work and compliance with DuPont and KBR safety rules are required



Experience in the procurement field is preferred

Chemical plant experience is preferred

Computer skills with Microsoft Office products are required

Experience with SAP is a plus

Physical Requirements


Work is located at a chemical plant and requires exposure to ambient temperature extremes


Work often requires moderate physical exertion including walking to operating areas, walking up stairs, climbing ladders, taking field measurements, and walking the plant property


Work may require using and wearing personal protective equipment such as fire retardant clothing, hearing and eye protection, hard hat and steel-toed boots


Day-to-day physical requirements involve standard office activities including sitting/standing for extended periods of time, attending meetings, use of keyboard and mouse repetitively, lifting and carrying less than 20 lbs frequently, etc

Job: Procurement