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Materials Management and Contracts Manager in Pueblo, CO at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Materials Management and Contracts Manager

City: Pueblo / State: Colorado                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Materials Management and Contracts Manager to join our growing team.  This position will oversee and plan all aspects of purchasing from pre-bid to closeout.

  • Represent company in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers, contractors and professional service providers 
  • Negotiate commercial terms and conditions with equipment vendors, material vendors, professional service providers and contractors; consult with corporate attorneys and senior management to minimize project and corporate risk while maintaining commercial competitiveness
  • Monitor and oversee execution of the purchasing buy-out
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying and/or estimating materials, equipment, contract and professional services
  • Oversee staff training
  • Liaison between Procurement and Construction/Engineering
  • Locate and assist in the evaluation and qualification of vendor materials and equipment, subcontractors, and professional service providers  
  • Process requisitions and prepare purchase orders for supplies and equipment 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of procurement and contract management instructions, policies and procedures 
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received 
  • Provide feedback to assist in analyzing market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims 
  • Review purchase order or contractor claims and contracts for conformance to company policy 
  • Oversee administration of online purchasing systems 
  • Communicate and enforce purchasing policies & procedures to project team
  • Provide training to ensure policies and procedures are followed
  • Responsible for projections, financial planning, expediting, delivery schedules and project purchasing reporting
  • Oversee the development and review of all procurement analytics, reporting and deliverables
  • Long-term relocation and short-term field assignments will be required



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, business, engineering, supply chain management, or equivalent degree and/or a minimum of twenty years’ experience in engineering and/or construction on projects greater than $100M 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel) with general knowledge of database utilization; Oracle experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of equipment and materials common in Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) projects
  • Detail-oriented, flexible and highly motivated with a strong work ethic and professional demeanor 
  • Certified Purchasing Manager preferred
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to also work independently to meet fixed deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong leadership and people management skills

 


 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, business, engineering, supply chain management, or equivalent degree and/or a minimum of twenty years’ experience in engineering and/or construction on projects greater than $100M 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel) with general knowledge of database utilization; Oracle experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of equipment and materials common in Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) projects
  • Detail-oriented, flexible and highly motivated with a strong work ethic and professional demeanor 
  • Certified Purchasing Manager preferred
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to also work independently to meet fixed deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong leadership and people management skills

 

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