10 days old

Buyer

Minneapolis, MN 55415

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Responsible for working with project teams and suppliers to purchasing materials, supplies, equipment and services. EXPECTATIONS OF ALL TEAM MEMBERS

At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles ' Do the Right Thing, We Before Me and Inspire What's Possible ' in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative and a positive attitude to produce high quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety and innovation.

All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson's values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.

______________________________________________________________________________________ KEY RESULT AREAS (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)


    *Develop relationships with suppliers: solicit bids, analyze quotations, interview prospective suppliers, and select suppliers
    *Purchase items and services at the most favorable price consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements, and other factors
    *Create and maintain catalogs for each operating group that is supported
    *Propose purchase transactions that higher authority approve prior to final action
    *Analyze individual markets, manage budget and increase margin on a regular basis, track trends in purchasing habits
    *Arrange returns for unacceptable products to suppliers
    *Track order status from time of placing order until delivery and communicate status to project teams
    *Enter purchase orders, retain contact with suppliers to ensure delivery of material on a timely basis
    *Visit job sites or offices quarterly at a minimum to better understand their challenges and educate them on procurement so that streamlined processes can be implemented
    *Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
    *All other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

      *Knowledge of construction processes, equipment and materials, purchasing processes and procedures
      *Negotiating, organizing, planning, verbal and communication skills
      *Strong customer service and analytical skills
      *Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
      *Ability to travel up to 25% EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

        *Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, construction management or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience
        *Minimum two years' experience in purchasing field
        *Current driver's license
        *Software experience ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

        This position requires the following with or without an accommodation; sitting, seeing, hearing, and utilization of a computer and office equipment. The working environments consist of exposure to dirt, heat, noise, dust, and outdoor weather; as well as indoor and climate-controlled settings.

        This position description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice.

        Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

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Industry

  • Heavy Civil
Posted: 2023-01-17 Expires: 2023-02-27

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Minneapolis, MN 55415

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