Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Procurement Contracts Mgr in Redmond, Washington

AutoReqId: 18556BR

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Minimum Pay Rate: $125,580.00

Maximum Pay Rate: $172,680.00

Department: Procurement

Line of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Posting:

Procurement Contracts Manager – Northwest Region

The Role and the Company

We are Heidelberg Materials. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

The Procurement Contracts Manager position is based in Redmond, Washington, and reports directly to the Director of Procurement.

What you will get to do

  • Provide contract support for region’s procurement activities.

  • Initiates, develops, and negotiates goods and services agreements, and manages them accordingly.

  • Ensures compliance to procurement agreements, policies, and procedures.

  • Identifies and leads process improvement opportunities for procurement, contract management, supplier selection and sourcing.

  • Assists with the development and implementation of strategies and programs that support supplier performance improvements, which includes quality, delivery, service, product standardization, and customer support.

  • Takes a “hands on’ approach and actively participates in procurement processes with local purchasers.

  • Works closely with internal customers to ensure processes are aligned to provide a high level of customer service.

  • Identifies competitive goods and services by obtaining supplier market information.

  • Applies competitive bid processes for procuring goods and services in accordance with procurement policies.

  • Negotiates product supply and service agreements that best meet the needs of the operation in relation to price, quality, service, and availability.

  • Ensures competitive bidding and contract development activities are conducted in an ethical and legal manner.

  • Advises and assists other employees in the proper method to conduct negotiations and analyze results relating to purchase orders, goods, and service agreements, tendering and contract development.

  • Assists with developing and implementing procurement policies, processes, and strategic plans in line with corporate procurement strategies and objectives

  • Provides professional procurement and contract related advice to all levels of the region’s management.

  • Participates in procurement activities, through cross-functional teamwork or multifunctional procurement teams

  • Willingness and ability to travel

Essential Experience and Skills

  • University or College degree in technical, economic, financial, or business field.

  • Minimum five (5) years of work experience in procurement and contract management in a manufacturing/production and/or construction environment.

  • Experience and/or interest in electronic bidding/e-auctions and E-procurement.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple independent projects as assigned.

  • Critical thinking and strong analytical skills.

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with attention to details.

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Supply Chain Management Professional Accreditation.

  • Proficient in SAP -ECC 6.0 MM module (source of supply, purchasing info records, MRP, purchase orders, contracts, etc.), Ariba and MS Office applications.

  • Strong Excel skills.

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with attention to details.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • Dress for your Day - flexible dress code based on type of work and/or audience for the day

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled