Burns & McDonnell Entry-Level Purchaser in Kansas City, Missouri
The Assistant Purchaser will provide support to the Procurement team to include ordering materials, supplies, and equipment for projects of all sizes in various locations.
Coordinate and assist in the preparation of procurement documents and agreements for the materials needed to execute the project deliverables.
Provide assistance in support of bid evaluations of vendor proposals and technical evaluations.
Prepare purchase order documents and enter purchase order information into online purchasing application.
Assist in expediting vendor submittals to support detailed design and delivery of equipment and materials to support construction activities.
Assist in preparing procurement status reports and expediting reports.
Update Project Procurement Status and Material Status Reports.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Construction Management, or related field.Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related experience preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e. without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.
Job Field Construction Management
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Other Locations US-TX-Houston
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.
We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.
Are you ready to create amazing?
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 192005