1+ months

The Lane Construction Corporation is one of Americas leading construction companies, specializing in large, complex civil infrastructure. For nearly 130 years, it has contributed to the development of the countrys vast network of roads, highways, and bridges, including the Interstate Highway System. Lane also specializes in tunnels, metro and railway systems, as well as airports and water and wastewater treatment plants

Job Description

The Procurement Manager is responsible for the centralized procurement of commodities through the development and implementation of commodity strategy plans and the management of supplier relationships.


Including but not limited to:

  • Leading the development, implementation, and alignment of national sourcing strategies and national supplier network capabilities for key commodities and spend categories to achieve broad business objectives.
  • Setting strategic vision and goals and ensuring execution of all common procurement strategies including supplier management, contract management, common procurement tools, and reporting.
  • Collaborating with senior functional leaders to establish both short and long-term business objectives.
  • Identifying, developing, and managing strategic business relationships to enable implementation of the corporate growth strategy, revenue achievement, and new product development initiatives.
  • Overseeing the procurement function to ensure that the functional leads in Purchasing, Mechanical, IT, and other major purchases area receive quality, timely procurement service and assistance.
  • Leading cross-functional teams of project engineers, material suppliers, purchasing professionals, estimators, subcontractors, consultants, and legal staff to consolidate the supply base.
  • Evaluating supplier capabilities and establishing sources for new technologies and markets as dictated by business requirements.
  • Identifying, selecting, and pre-qualifying the best suppliers in the industry per category. Develop recommended standards/guidelines, working in collaboration with Engineering, affiliate experts, and consultants to improve operational efficiency and enable greater leveraging.
  • Identifying metrics, tools, and processes to optimize sourcing, supplier activities, and efficiencies; working collaboratively with team members to prioritize and drive implementation.
  • Developing and coordinating new policies and procedures regarding procurement processes.
  • Conducting analysis of program policies and procedures, developing plans, formulating guidelines, implementing new developments and procedures, and providing policy interpretation for finance to purchasing customers within corporate guidelines.
  • Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values.
  • And other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors or MBA in finance, business, or related field preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in procurement, engineering, or supply chain management.
  • Heavy/Civil Construction industry experience preferred.
  • Time management and organizational skills; detail oriented.
  • Leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Knowledge of current market and cost drivers.
  • Strong negotiation skills.

Lane Construction offers a comprehensive benefits package with an excellent opportunity to grow and be part of one of the most respected names in the construction industry. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Lane is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


Posted: 2022-06-18 Expires: 2023-01-07

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Procurement Manager - KC

The Lane Construction Corporation
Kansas City, KS

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