Manager, Procurement and Materials - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee



Manager, Procurement and Materials



KBR’s history is built on the pioneers that set the standard across a variety of industries over the last century. Today, we continue that legacy by developing groundbreaking solutions for government and industry clients. We deliver science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world Our team comprise approximately 29,000 people globally, with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver

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  • Manage all Purchasing and Supply Chain activities globally (India, Russia, China, etc.). Must have International EPC experience and Modular strong background
  • Be accountable for ensuring the compliance for all of their teams with the Company’s Code of Business
  • Conduct, internal controls, policies and procedures, and Project Procurement and Materials Plans.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of a Suppliers List and monitor supplier status with project personnel.
  • Be responsible for the creation and implementation of a purchasing strategy in support of the scope of work performed.
  • Responsible for developing purchasing strategies for proposals and Project Procurement Plans and guiding team to execute such plans.
  • Ensure compliance with Purchasing budget for area of responsibility.
  • Be accountable for effective management of the purchasing and supply chain activities that ensure delivery of cost-effective services to customers.
  • Furnish purchasing personnel with appropriate skills to meet the requirements of our internal and external Customers and issue personnel requisitions as required.
  • Support and ensure the correct deployment and utilization of Procurement systems (IPMS, Supplier, Supplier Management, SAP, Documentum, etc.)

Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Purchasing Lead and supervise the complete range of purchasing activities on a project, Service Site or in an Operating Center.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, management and monitoring of annual business plans and productivity improvements.
  • Be accountable for ensuring compliance with the purchasing requirements of the Prime Contract and the Project Procurement and Materials Plan.
  • Implement and execute the purchasing strategy in support of the scope of work performed and the specific business needs and goals of the project.
  • Be accountable for the success of the Purchasing activities and deliverables in accordance with agreed schedules, milestones and cost, focused at aiding business goals and profitability.
  • Ensure effective deployment and use of the approved suite of systems and tools, ensuring successful implementation to aid efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure that their teams are focused on cost, schedule, risk, innovation, and being commercially astute and performance driven in support of the business goal.
  • Effectively supervise purchasing supply chain activities to ensure cost-effective delivery of services in accordance with the agreed scope, specifications and price.
  • Verify the accuracy of bid tabulations, purchase orders, change orders, agreements and release orders prior to submitting for approvals, release to suppliers, and/or distribution.
  • Select and utilize Purchasing personnel, with the appropriate competencies to undertake the project activities and to meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Communicate regularly with Purchasing personnel.
  • Network and build relationships with supplier's management for goods and services and leverages these relationships to aid performance.
  • Promote networking; networks and collaboration within and across the procurement and other disciplines at all levels to achieve synergy, promote sharing of knowledge, best practices and lessons learned.
  • Perform audits of the discipline to ensure compliance with policy, process, tools and systems.
  • Provide information on the performance of purchasing activities; spend, supplier performance and other appropriate information to Procurement and Materials Management and others as required and use this data to aid business performance.
  • Assist in the development and deployment of purchasing best practices within the discipline regarding improvement of purchasing processes, practices, tools and systems. To aid efficiency and effectiveness.

Skills Required:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree and 20+ years of relevant experience, EPC and Modular
  • Required to have requisite software skills related to the role.
  • Must have ability to travel

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ?

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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