1+ months

Administrator - Purchasing

Littleton, MA 01460

Position Summary:

The Administrator “ Purchasing is responsible for providing general administration support to the corporate Purchasing Department and shall report directly to the Purchasing Manager. This position requires the ability to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision, while demonstrating superior attention to detail as well as the ability to balance multiple tasks with changing priorities.


  • Comply with (and actively promote) all Safety policies and procedures including reporting all accidents, incidents and near-misses to ensure adherence to our Number One Core Value “ Safety first, in everything we do.
  • Reviews, inputs and processes all agreement information into the purchasing system and generates and distributes subcontracts, vendor agreements, work orders, and purchase orders.
  • Keeps contracts organized by maintaining the contract management system by: establishing, tracking, and updating contracts; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information; and confirming contract status with Vendors, Subcontractors Purchasing, Operations, Contract Administration and Accounts Payables.
  • Works with applications personnel to implement methods and updates to improve processing and tracking documents in the cost management system (Vista).
  • Assists and help troubleshoot issues with purchase orders and subcontracts initiated in the field.
  • Interact with Vendors and Subcontractors to resolve issues as needed.
  • Assists in the development of department training.
  • Provides departmental general administrative support.
  • Perform additional assignments as required by the needs of the corporation, or as otherwise directed.


  • Construction experience required, Field, Estimating and/or Contract Administration/Management experience preferred.
  • Bachelor\u0027s degree from an accredited institution in business administration, or closely related degree; and/or one year of professional experience in, purchasing, procurement or contracts administration.
  • Strong computer skills including Office 365 required, Vista experience preferred.

Necessary Attributes:

  • Self-motivated and able to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Dedicated and hard working.
  • Above average organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Possesses strong analytical, decision-making and leadership skills.
  • Ability to interface with field management teams.

The Middlesex Corporation is an €œEqual Opportunity Employer€”Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons€

SAFELY Building America€™s Infrastructure Since 1972

Robert W. Pereira founded The Middlesex Corporation (TMC) in 1972. Through his vision, drive and commitment to Safety, Quality and Excellence, the organization, now encompassing various companies throughout the United States is a leader in the heavy civil construction and paving industries. This year, The Middlesex Corporation was ranked by ENR as the 222nd largest contractor in the country out of more than 35,000 construction companies and 50th of the Top 50 Domestic Heavy Civil Contractors. The Middlesex Corporation is headquartered in Littleton, Massachusetts with regional offices in West Haven, Connecticut and Orlando, Florida.
The sustained success is a result of the Leadership and Team Members living the core values ofSafetyfirst in everything we do,Qualityin all we offer, Integrity in the way we act and do business,Professionalismin how we represent ourselves and the company,Strong Work Ethicthat produces positive results, andCommitmentto the Success of all Team Members and Stakeholders.

Our Goal is to sustain our exemplary Safety record while growing into a diversified €œTop 100 ENR Company€ and being recognized as €œOne of the Best Places to Work.€

Please see HR for information on physical demands and work environment of this job.

Team Member Competitive Benefits:

  • 401k Savings Plan with 25% Company Match
  • Health/Vision/Dental Insurance
  • Life/Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • FSA
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Health Care Advocate
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training
  • Team Member Referral Program

Please complete the employment application for consideration of employment with The Middlesex Corporation.

We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other legally protected status.


Posted: 2022-03-31 Expires: 2022-06-30

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Administrator - Purchasing

The Middlesex Corporation
Littleton, MA 01460

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