The Procurement Manager will have suitable qualifications
proven industrial experience with the procurement of large material
and subcontract orders in excess of $2M. Wind farm projects, Power,
Utility, Energy background is desired. The ideal candidate will be
familiar with US and Canadian construction practices and
US/Canadian law with English as a primary language, Spanish and/or
French as a secondary language desired.
Successful candidate will both be able to develop a strong long
lasting relationship with key suppliers and also have a thorough
understanding of contracts to ensure that they are not misleading
and contradictory with main contract and exhibits and that they tie
subcontractors and suppliers into terms that are reasonable.
They will also have a good business and commercial awareness so
they are able to tie subcontractors and supplier in to reasonable
terms including price, schedule, scope and specifications.
They will also ensure that the labor, plant and materials that
are procured are safe and will meet RES's Safety, Environmental and
Procurement of construction materials and writing of
subcontracts which includes the coordination of the Corporate
Procurement Department, Engineering, and Document Control with
respect to obtaining appropriate documents / specifications and
Develops complex buying strategies, purchases, and arranges
timely deliveries of supplies and materials; expedites as needed
and serves as liaison between suppliers and projects.
Responsible for manufacturing facility/ quality assurance
audits. As part of the RES QMS / ISO certification program,
the Procurement Manager will be expected to travel to manufacturing
facilities to conduct quality audits periodically. The
Procurement Manager will (typically) be accompanied by a RES
Engineer who will be conducting the technical audit.
Responsible for expediting: Must be able to develop
strong professional supplier relationships in order to insure
timely material deliveries to projects.
Responsible for customs clearing: Develop (some already
established) relationships with Customs clearing agents for
materials being shipped to foreign countries.
Planning, coordinating and actively participating in meetings
with potential suppliers and subcontractors.
Responsible for bid evaluations: Prepares excel
spreadsheet bid evaluations to be shared with engineering, project
management and Senior Procurement Manager before final awards.
Responsible for construction material Inventory:
Maintains logs and material specification sheets for inventoried
construction material. Responsible for transportation
arrangements of the same from project to project.
Maintain project status reports, update delivery schedules,
inform management of delivery conflicts.
Responsible for entering Purchase Order requisitions and
issuance of the Purchase Orders with applicable documentation upon
Introduce new ideas to the procurement process in order to stay
on top of its process.
Participate in weekly status updates with the Procurement
Department and as well as weekly progress meetings with assigned
Manages purchasing activities in US and Canada.
Receives orders / requests for materials from the field and
enters and processes them.
Analyzes changes or new issues in materials and supplies to
find ways to reduce costs and improve quality.
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and
Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and
Experience with orders and contracts in excess of
Needs expertise and the necessary skills to interface with the
projects and will be instrumental in delivering on time cost
ABILITY TO TRAVEL
Good communication and self motivation skills/minimal
Knowledge of General Construction and terminology
BS Business or Engineering degree in construction related areas
such as Civil, Structural, Electrical or Mechanical
To apply, please click
We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates
will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation
and drug test as a condition of employment.
RES Americas is proud to
be an EEO employer.