Procurement Specialist - Power Industry

Sargent & Lundy - Chicago, IL3.7

Sargent & Lundy is a worldwide leader in professional services for the electric power industry. Our distinctive capabilities provide domestic and international clients and partners with a thoroughly reliable source of comprehensive expertise.

We are currently seeking a full-time Procurement Specialist for our Chicago office.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Processing requests for procurement proposals including internal requisitions
Negotiating and administering contracts, terms and conditions
Processing vendor invoices for payment
Monitoring and evaluating contract performance
Record keeping with audit involvement
Coordinating with engineering project managers, vendors, contractors and client personnel

Essential skills and experience:
Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
One to five years of experience in procurement and/or contract administration
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with project managers, engineers, clients, suppliers and contractors as necessary

Valued but not required skills and experience:
Power industry experience supporting large power generation, substation or transmission line projects
CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) and/or C.P.M (Certified Purchasing Manager) designation
Experience with Deltek Costpoint and MS Outlook