Purchasing/Procurement Specialist

T E C Industrial - Kingsport, TN3.7

30+ days agoFull-time
T E C Industrial has been building a team for more than 60 years, we are a growing Industrial Maintenance and Construction specialty contractor focused on the safety of our employees, integrity of our operations, and the solutions achieved for our customers. Our company is a welcome home for individuals who take pride in their work, who enjoy working on a strong team, and who keep our customer s needs in mind. T E C Industrial is recognized in the industry as leader in providing comprehensive solution to our customers, and we do it with a strong group of dedicated employees.

We are proud to offer our employees:
Medical, Dental




Group Life

Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Voluntary Life

401k plan with Co. match.

Supplemental options: Accident plan, Critical Illness plan, Whole life insurance, FSA, etc.

We are a growing organization seeking committed candidates to help us serve our clients. Currently we have an opportunity for a Purchasing/Procurement Specialist.

Under the supervision of the Director of Construction Support Services, this position provides Purchasing/Procurement and logistical support for the respective site/department. In addition to data entry, filing and scheduling of all purchase orders for each vendor and each site, performs duties such as coordinating deliveries and updating the status of outstanding orders, communications to each respective Site or Project Manager, and working on special projects. Will assemble and maintain a filing system to allow tracking and record keeping in support of the site and cost controls functions, regularly communicate with vendors regarding pricing, delivery, and overall customer service issues. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload.

E ssential Functions:
The statements below reflect the items considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Gain competitive bids and pricing from suppliers and ensure all orders meet fulfillment to Client and Contractual specifications.

Support the company by placing and processing order, monitoring order progress, and communicating order status regularly to project & site teams.

Provide subcontractor expertise and support with project and estimating teams for ongoing projects and proposals.

Communicate regularly with suppliers to maintain purchase order status, ensure favorable pricing, and relay any services issues and/or back order items to project team.

Create and maintain database for all processed orders for each site, project, and each individual vendor.

Small business administration experience for Federal Government projects.

Assist Site/Project with additional logistics, transporting materials and/or equipment, or helping with any other coordination support to optimize site operation.

Coordinate services for home office & site locations, for services consistent with maintaining facilities.

Provide subcontractor qualifications and ensure Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Supervisory Responsibility:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
4 -6 years employment subcontractor experience with flow down of all terms and conditions of prime contractor

4 - 6 years or more of purchasing or expediting experience

Capable of effectively using Microsoft Office products, most importantly Excel, Word & Outlook

A professional and prompt demeanor

Extensive capabilities in multiple database management, cultivating and maintaining employee and customer relationships, and detail oriented tracking of all orders/requisitions.

Government purchasing and subcontractor experience (FAR and flow downs, clauses)

Technical Capacity

Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

A sense of Urgency and Thoroughness

Communication Proficiency


Education and Experience:
Four (4) to six (6) years of experience in the Industrial Purchasing/Procurement field.

Bachelor s Degree in Business, Accounting, Economics, (or closely related discipline)

Criminal Background Check

Drug Screen

Valid Driver s License

Physical Profile Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The job requires occasionally remaining on one's feet in an upright position without moving for long periods of time, occasionally moving about on foot for long periods of time, remaining in a seated position for long periods of time, and/or climbing stairs, step-ladders, extension ladders and scaffolding ladders. The job also requires the ability to raise or lower an object of approximately 5-50 pounds from one level to another, the ability to transport an object of up to 50 pounds a distance of up to 10 yards, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder, the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 20 pounds of force frequently and a negligible amount of force constantly so that an object moves away from the force, and/or the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 20 pounds of force frequently and a negligible amount of force constantly so that an object moves toward the force.

Must be capable of operating a standard 1/2 ton pick-up for occasional delivery and pick-up of materials and personnel and hold a valid, unrestricted motor vehicle operator's license issued by the state of residence, and the manual dexterity necessary to operate a standard desktop computer keyboard.

T E C Industrial is a Drug-Free, E-Verify, Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

All positions at T E C Industrial are currently non-union positions.