at Cianbro in Pittsfield, Maine, United States
The Buyer/ Senior Buyer utilizes their construction, subcontracts, and purchasing expertise to negotiate and execute subcontracts, major material agreements, and purchase orders in support of Cianbro operations. The Buyer / Senior Buyer reports directly to the Corporate Purchasing Manager and frequently collaborates with estimating, contracts, finance, and operations teams. This position requires interaction with a variety of internal customers as well as external clients, consultants, subcontractors, and material suppliers.
Review subcontractor and vendor quotes with project and estimating teams to understand work to be performed and/or supplies to be purchased.
Research and evaluate suppliers and subcontractors based on established prequalification processes.
Provide purchasing and subcontract support to the project team for the duration of the project.
Assist the estimating team as needed to solicit pricing from subcontractors and material suppliers.
Support invoice and billings workflow process with material suppliers and subcontractors.
Negotiating Terms and Conditions.
Support the project team with the resolution of vendor and subcontractor performance issues/disputes.
Develop flow-down documents and requirements from Owner Contract requirements, including exhibits, attachments, and addendums to be incorporated into subcontracts and purchasing agreements.
Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic environment with project teams in different geographic regions and across all construction markets (infrastructure, industrial, power & energy, and building).
Provide expediting support for scheduling critical materials and equipment.
Occasional Travel and work (purchasing support) at project sites will be required.
Home Office: Pittsfield, ME. Option to work in Falmouth / Portland ME after orientation/training.
Bachelor's Degree (engineering and/or logistics and supply chain management preferred).
The position may be a Buyer or Senior buyer position depending on the years of purchasing experience or the equivalent combination of experience and training.
Knowledge of Federal Contracts and Federal Acquisition Requirements (FAR) is a plus.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational, communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
Strong computer skills required (MS Office).
Experience with construction ERP / and purchasing systems (CMIC, PROCORE).
Cianbro is an employee-owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on marital status, race, color, creed, gender, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
Cianbro is an employee owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected categories.