ATSS Engineering has a client in Calvert, AL looking for a Procurement Manager Large CapEx Projects
The ideal candidate will lead the Procurement Activities for various large Capital Projects (in excess of $500MM).  This will include negotiating and executing Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) packages, Construction Service Packages and Permanent Plant Material Packages.  Most packages will be valued over $1 Million, with extended execution durations of over 1 year; in addition suppliers and OEMs will be global in nature.

The Basics:

Bachelors degree in an Engineering, Business, Analytics or Technical discipline, or a combination of education and experience 
15+ years demonstrated experience supporting large Capital Projects in a Procurement Role; 5+ years as the Procurement Lead or Manager
Extensive knowledge of large OEM procurement contracts and the contract management of these contracts ($50-100MM range; multi-year execution).  This includes payment terms, performance bonds/irrevocable letters of credit, liquidated and actual damage clauses and international shipping and logistics terms.
Extensive knowledge of the procurement lifecycle, negotiations, and the contract management of Construction Service contracts.  This should include EPCM, EPC, Engineering Services and General Contractor contracts.  This experience should also include Time & Material, Cost Reimbursable and Fixed Fee / Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) contracts.  These contracts should be the in $50-100MM value range (or greater & multi-year execution phases).
Extensive knowledge of the procurement lifecycle, negotiations, and the contract management of Construction Permanent Plant Materials (PPM) contracts.  This experience should include electrical, mechanical, piping, structural steel and concrete / reinforcing bar contracts.  Knowledge and experience should include domestic and international suppliers; with a focus on US based suppliers where possible.  These contracts should be the in $5-30MM value (or greater & multi-year execution phases).
Excellent communication skills, including reporting on Procurement progress to C-Level executives as part of the Project Reporting Process. 
Experience managing an EPC, EPCM or similar Procurement Teams.
Experience with working on large Capital Projects, specifically in the Metals or Heavy Industrial space.
Ability to work with and/or lead people to achieve positive results; Ability to fill in for Project Manager at various meetings



Demonstrates strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills; demonstrates a deep level of detail as it relates to contracts and procurement activities.
Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Knows the most effective and efficient processes to move the project forward, with a focus on continuous improvement
Detailed orientated while still maintain a strategic or big picture focus



Lead the negotiations for all major project contracts (OEM Equipment, Construction related services and Permanent Plant and Materials.  Collaborate closely with Global Procurement teams on major OEM contracts
Owner of the Project Communication Plan as it relates to Project Procurement activities.  This will typically be monthly PowerPoint presentations to C-Level Management.  In addition, this will include supplying contractual funding requests during the project lifecycle.
Work with various Procurement team members to ensure that the Project receives the best value, with the least risk on each contract.  Effectively manage outside or contract Procurement and Contract resources assigned to the team.
Gathering data for these reports and organizing the complex information for ease of communications
Interface with all Project Team members, EPCM members and OEMs to ensure accurate and complete understanding of all project documents, standards and contracts


Office and construction setting
Gulf coast region in Calvert, AL
Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads
Weekend Coverage on occasion