Our client has an opportunity for a senior level Mechanical Purchasing Agent. They engage in the mechanical contracting business. Our client normally does larger multi-million dollar projects for the institutional, industrial, and commercial markets. They offer full service mechanical services.
Our client is best described as a "one-call" source for Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Plumbing Services. They have been providing HVAC solutions for over 50 years to hundreds of commercial and industrial building facilities throughout central Ohio as well as many other parts of the country. Projects vary in size from $3M to $20M and represent a diversity of clients from Ohio State University to Wright Patterson AFB to General Motors.
Purchasing Agent role and essential attributes include:
Principal function is the pricing of material for proposed projects. Ensure materials and systems are in compliance with codes and projects' terms and conditions. Strong mechanical trades background with emphasis on HVAC, plumbing, and process piping. Strong in negotiating the best price and terms for each project assigned. Ensure timely delivery of materials to site. May assist in estimating and developing bill of materials. Work with and coordinate with Project Managers. Will buy out $4 to $6M per year. Report to the President. Responsible for all procurement and purchasing activities on assigned projects. Requires a high degree of professional integrity, ethics, and confidentiality.
Typical duties will include but are not limited to the preparation and/or modification of the following:
Specialization and inquiry preparation, purchasing, expediting, bid analysis, and invoice auditing for manufactured equipment and bulk materials. Standard purchasing forms, including bid requests, material requisitions, purchase orders, logs, reports, and trending.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Support engineers and estimators in preparation of estimates by contacting vendors for "budgetary pricing" for equipment and materials. Implementation of contracting strategies and contracts for construction and professional services, and other services in support of capital projects for clients. Responsible for support and guidance to engineering personnel, Project Managers, and Construction Managers on formation, implementation, and administration of contract/subcontract procedures. Ensure that all contract administration procedures are followed and executed in a professional manner. Responsible for assisting and advising Project Managers with ongoing administration of contracts with clients and for ensuring adherence to established contract and procedures and requirements. Typically supports company engineering projects which may or may not include construction management. Able to communicate with vendors, technical resources, and clients. Must be able to work in a schedule-driven environment. Timing is a critical function. Must be able to manage budgets and avoid delay costs including shipping.
Procurement authority will include:
Issuing purchase orders, contracts, and change orders. Development of vendors and/or contractors. Cost control, change control, and scheduling. Expediting orders, quotations, back orders, scope changes, etc.
Education and experience include:
Minimum of five years experience in the purchase of specialized HVAC, plumbing, and process equipment and supplies or Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills and special requirements include: Strong HVAC, plumbing, and process procurement experience is preferred.
Ability to read drawings. Use of AutoCAD a plus.
Competent with Microsoft Excel based purchasing system.
Experience in working with multiple discipline projects.
Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office.
Candidate will be required to go through a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
Background check of candidate.
Our client offers a competitive compensation package with benefits.
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