Director Procurement
McDermott 36 reviews - Houston, TX

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Job Description:
McDermott has an immediate opening in Houston, TX for a
Procurement Director for McDermott’s Atlantic Region.
The individual filling this position will be accountable
for all procurement and subcontracting activities
associated with the many projects being executed by
MDR’s Atlantic Business Unit, to include the placing and
administering of purchase orders and contracts for
equipment, materials and services, strategic sourcing,
supplier alliance development, consulting agreements,
claims resolution, expediting, transportation/logistics
and trade compliance. Position reports administratively
to the Vice President and General Manager of the
Business Unit and functionally to MDR’s Global
Procurement and Subcontracts Director.
  • Ensures the utilization of aggressive supply
management concepts and best practices to develop
and implement a strategic plan that governs the
sourcing and acquisition of materials, equipment and
services in support of project requirements
  • Monitors project procurement related activities,
providing direction and support to team members as
necessary to ensure the successful delivery of
established project requirements
  • Leads efforts to establish proposal support strategy
and reviews proposal input to ensure procurement and
subcontracting content complements identified needs
and will permit us to submit a competitive tender
  • Assures compliance with established corporate/local
policy and procedures
  • Ensures attainment of project and operating budgets
and specific financial objectives, to include effort
hour budgets
  • Manage area staffing levels and personnel
assignments in such a manner that a responsive,
capable and cost effective team of the right skill
mix is maintained
  • Ensures problems are identified in a timely manner
and appropriate corrective action plans are
developed to allow resolution; participate in
resolving disputes, claims and performance issues
  • Oversees the development and administration of all
subcontracts to ensure compliance with standard
contractual provisions, appropriate performance
against statement of work, timely execution of
change orders and prompt closeout upon satisfactory
completion of work
  • Work with a team of peers in other locations to
provide and share information that will contribute
to the global goals of the organization.

Job Requirements:Education:
  • BS degree in engineering or business administration.
  • 12-15 years of prior domestic and international
procurement experience to include major equipment
acquisition, construction contracting, logistics,
subcontract administration and claims resolution.

  • Organized and disciplined individual with
well-developed communication skills.
  • Demonstrated an ability to accomplish established
objectives within a diverse corporate environment
including within an international environment.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and
priorities and be confident enough to make difficult
  • Comfortable with detail and possess a strong system
focus as well as a reputation for integrity,
maturity, and an ability to work under pressure in a
fast paced multi-faceted business environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to deal
effectively with operational management throughout
the organization.
  • Leadership capability to develop and supervise a
quality staff, setting direction, managing programs,
and bringing projects to fruition.
  • In summary, the successful candidate will be a
proven procurement professional and team player with
the ability to assume increasing responsibilities
beyond those outlined in this specification.

About this company
36 reviews
McDermott is a leading worldwide energy services company. The Company's subsidiaries provide engineering, fabrication, installation,...