Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Purchasing/PIIP Agent I - Swiftwater, PA

Title: Purchasing/PIIP Agent I
Location: Swiftwater, PA
Duration: Contract Until Jan 2023 (Possible extension)

Under the direction of the CapEx Project Procurement Lead, Purchasing Director and/or the *** designee, the individual will have primary responsibility for purchasing activities associated with site CAPEX requirements and supporting project requirements. He/she will be supporting and responsible for timely execution to day-to-day activities that include ensuring *** procurement policies and procedures are followed, ensuring bidding requirement to a minimum of (3) qualified sources, reviewing technical bid packages, establishing contract strategy, executing or overseeing the bidding process, negotiating commercial terms, purchase order and/or contract review, supporting purchase order and/or contract closeout, and achieving & tracking cost savings/avoidance. The individual should be experienced in analyzing local regulations and market conditions, as well as evaluating potential engineering, construction and equipment suppliers. The individual will interface with *** representatives and site groups, including engineering, legal, project controls, and HSE. During the execution of his/her duties, he/she shall ensure *** is given utmost consideration for quality, service and cost optimization.

Candidate must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated project management skills, effective negotiation skills, analytical and decision-making abilities. The individual must be proficient in various computing applications, including but nt limited to Microsoft Office Suite, spend analytics, web based systems. as well as internet research capabilities. Previous experience executing projects adhering to US government FAR system is required. Additionally, previous experience in a position requiring negotiations and field-office construction experience are all requirements for this position. Previous experience with electronic sourcing and purchasing systems is strongly preferred.

Strong knowledge of how to plan and manage capital projects, including the use of outside engineering and construction management firms. Detailed knowledge of strategic sourcing practices and principles as well as of the overall procurement process, including familiarity with activities such as requisitioning and purchasing of materials, supplier interactions, establishing of commercial terms and conditions, construction purchasing, contract negotiations, supplier relationship management, and service agreements. Working knowledge of contract law, local regulations and policies, as applied to the construction industry. Knowledge of processes and capabilities of major engineering/contractor firms, as well as local-area construction subcontractor base is preferred.

BS in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience/knowledge of commercial activities associated with engineering construction projects. MBA and/or CPM would be desirable.

Minimum 10 years of CapEx purchasing Experience in a leading role.

Please contact me if you are interested.

Thank you.

Minakshi Sangwan
Aequor Technologies, Inc.
377 Hoes Lane, Suite 300
Piscataway, NJ 08854