Procurement Manager

Description:
The Procurement Manager will have suitable qualifications proven industrial experience with the procurement of large material and subcontract orders in excess of $2M. Windfarm or Power, Utility, Energy background is desired. Bilingual French/English

Responsibilities:
1. Procurement of Construction Materials and writing Subcontracts. Includes coordination with Engineering and Document control with respect to obtaining appropriate documents / specifications and drawings.
2. Develops very complex buying strategies. Purchase and arrange timely deliveries of
supplies and materials; expedites as needed and serves as liaison between suppliers
and projects.
3. Responsible for Manufacturing facility Quality Assurance Audits. As part of the
company’s QMS program, the Purchasing Agent will be expected to travel to manufacturing facilities to conduct quality audits periodically. They will (typically) be
accompanied by a company Engineer who will be conducting the technical audit.
4. Responsible for Expediting: Must be able to develop strong professional supplier
relationships in order to insure timely material deliveries to projects.
5. Responsible for Customs Clearing: Develop (already established) relationships with
Customs clearing agents for materials being shipped to foreign countries.
6. Planning, coordinating and actively participating in meetings with potential suppliers and subcontractors.
7. Responsible for bid evaluations: Prepares excel spreadsheet bid evaluations to be
shared with engineering and management before final awards.
8. Responsible for Construction Material Inventory: Maintain logs and material
specification sheets for inventoried construction material. Would also be responsible for transportation arrangements of the same from project to project.
9. Maintain project status reports. Updating delivery schedules. Keep management
informed if delivery conflicts arise.
10. Responsible for entering Purchase Order requisitions: Will be assigned various groups
requisitioning responsibilities and follow up of the same.
11. Introduces new ideas to the procurement process. As the company continues with its
growth, anticipates the additional needs of the department to stay on top of its
process.
12. Continue to develop procedural manual to comply with ISO Certification standards.
Responsible for Construction Material Inventory: Maintain logs and material
specification sheets for inventoried construction material. Would also be responsible for transportation arrangements of the same from project to project.

Requirements:
1. Manages all purchasing activities.
2. Receives orders and grants approval for purchases of goods or services.
3. Analyzes changes or new issues in materials and supplies to find ways to reduce costs
and improve quality.
4. Requires a bachelor's degree with at least 8 years of experience in the field.
5. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
6. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
7. Performs a variety of tasks.
8. Leads and directs the work of others.
9. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
10. Experience with orders and contracts in excess of $2,000,000.
11. Needs expertise and the necessary skills to interface with the projects and will be
instrumental in delivering on time cost effective projects.
12. Advanced knowledge in MS Office and Outlook.
13. ABILITY TO TRAVEL
14. Good communication skills with the ability to clearly describe the advantages and
disadvantages of various designs.
15. Self-motivated and be able to complete all tasks with minimal supervision.
16. Knowledge of General Construction and terminology required.

Education:
BS Business or Engineering degree in construction related areas such as Civil, Structural, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.