Sr. Specialist, Procurement - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States



When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


Under general supervision, the Senior Specialist, Procurement solves complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and industry best practices. Uses experience and problem solving skills to develop and improve processes. May provide guidance to less experienced team members.


  • Negotiates favorable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers for the procurement of goods, services and supplies.
  • Negotiate favorable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers for the procurement of goods, services and supplies for capital projects.
  • Take responsibility for purchases in support of customer-related business processes
  • Discuss defects and delivery problems with suppliers, and effectively negotiate refunds.
  • Coordinate with operations, maintenance, warehouse, construction and engineering to ensure proper scheduling and movement of goods and supplies
  • Understand and follow purchase order procedures and practices.
  • Lead capital project procurement efforts for multiple clients
  • Exhibit proficiency in various procurement systems
  • Coordinate and distribute electronic bid packages, correspondence and commitment documents to project team, supplier, site personnel
  • Routinely perform statistical input (metrics)
  • Expedite equipment shipments
  • Coordinate and document Project Procurement strategy for equipment



  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to provide support to several clients on a daily basis
  • Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 5 years of experience, or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.

Job: Procurement & Materials

Primary Location: US-US-DE-Newark,

Req ID: 1084427