Material Manager Calgary Canada
Kiewit - Lenexa, KS

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Material Manager - Calgary, Canada

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Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices in the United States, Canada and abroad. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, heavy civil, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. With revenues of more than $10 billion, Kiewit's workforce includes approximately 10,300 staff and 14,400 craft workers. Kiewit Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Kiewit participates in E-Verify.


The position provides project specific leadership and management for large heavy electrical, heavy mechanical type projects. This position manages staff and craft employees, and interacts with senior site management, equipment vendors, subcontractors and service providers. Candidate must possess experience in both purchasing and material control. Long-term relocation and short-term field assignments are a requirement of this position. The position is operational in nature dealing significantly with field issues at active projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to the following:

•Direct and coordinate activities of personnel both at the site and district office, engaged in buying materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.

•Oversee purchasing, receipt, inspection, storage, care and maintenance, material issue, and all related paper functions involved in proper purchasing and material control.

•Manage and control material in and out of warehouse, lay-downs, and project tool rooms.

•Oversee project support responsibilities; such as, site security, recycling, temporary fencing, jobsite signage, dumpsters, trailer and dry-shack setup, etc.

•Perform and supervise the completion of a large project mobilization and/or demobilization effort.

•Represent company in negotiating and formulating policies with suppliers.

•Responsible for projections, financial planning, expediting, delivery schedules and project reporting.

•Direct, schedule, and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in purchasing, material management, and project support craft.

•Provide training and conduct material management related audits to ensure procedures are followed.

•Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.

•Implements and monitors the site specific purchasing/material control plan.

•Communicate and enforce material management procedures to project team.

•Long Term relocation and short-term field assignments will be required.


to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel). SAP experience a plus.


Must have a BA/BS in business, engineering, supply chain management, construction management or equivalent degree and/or a minimum of 5 to 10 years experience of large construction project purchasing-material control or equivalent work/field/military experience. Candidate must have existing knowledge of purchasing and materials management for large scale construction operations. Possess knowledge of equipment and materials common in the construction industry.

•Be detail oriented.
•Flexible and highly motivated.
•Have a strong work ethic and professional demeanor.
•Effective time management and organizational skills.
•Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately.
•Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
•Must be a team player, but able to work independently to meet intense deadlines, goals and objectives.
•Willingness to travel to project assignments.
•Ability to manage, train, and coach purchasing / material control staff.
•Demonstrates leadership potential.
•Must possess leadership and people management skills


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Peter Kiewit Sons' is a heavyweight in the heavy construction industry. The general contractor and its subsidiaries have a breadth of...