Job Title

Procurement Coordinator

Position Summary

Seeking a Purchasing Coordinator/Project Controller to assist with the onboarding of vendors and the solicitation and procurement of SSOE required goods, services and construction agreements. Qualified candidate possesses the ability to work in a collaborative environment with engineers, technical staff, the diverse vendor population, and other internal and external personnel.

This position will handle day to day Procurement requirements as well as work with representatives throughout the organization to increase diverse spend. Market research and interface/communication with Vendors and local offices committed to supporting diverse business initiatives will be an integral part of this role.

Purchasing Coordinator will also work closely with Procurement staff and Vendors (Subcontractors, Suppliers, etc.) to coordinate solicitations (RFP, RFQ) and obtain pricing from selected bidders. The Purchasing Coordinator will be involved in processes and have responsibilities from Vendor Pre-Qualification through Project Close-Out.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare Vendor Qualification documents and arrange all qualification activities.
  • Prepare and issue bid documents to solicit Bids from Diverse Vendors
  • Negotiate terms and conditions, payment terms, delivery schedule, and other aspects of Purchase Order agreements.
  • Work with various SBUs to develop Strategic plans for upcoming Procurement requirements. Establish Long Term Agreements and Master Agreements with Vendors for these requirements.
  • Perform community market research to create strategic agreements with Diverse Vendors based on the needs of SSOE
  • Process and issue Purchase Orders
  • Perform data and document management for monitoring and tracking of metrics (% diverse spend, overall company spend, etc), filing, tracking of deliverables, and expiration dates.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree / ENTRY / 0-2

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge in basic Procurement processes and procedures
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to read and interpret contractual language and terms and conditions.
  • Ability to follow through on requirements, ask questions, admit mistakes, challenge the status quo, and adapt to processes and procedures
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, Power BI
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a team

About SSOE Group

As a nationally ranked design and construction management firm, SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948.
  • We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.

Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement

SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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