Job: IRC22766 Procurement Specialist


Job TitleIRC22766 Procurement Specialist
LocationOak Ridge, TN

·       Works closely with manufacturing operations team to procure raw metal materials, machined or fabricated components

and other value-added services to support the overall manufacturing production schedule.


·       Ability to read engineering drawings of machined and fabricated sheet metal parts and understand technical specifications of purchased parts.


·       Selects appropriate goods or services for purchase in response to an applicable purchase requisition and negotiates the purchase and delivery of such goods or services.


·       Reviews requisitions and specifications to ensure adherence to EnergySolutions’ policies and procedures.


·       Conducts competitive and noncompetitive procurements, evaluates vendor proposals, determines offer responsiveness, responsibility and eligibility for award and provides support for discussions and negotiations.


·       Responsible for coordinating, developing, and producing requests for proposals,  purchase agreements, change orders, pricing/sourcing justifications, price/cost analysis and supporting file documentation in accordance with company policies and procedures.


·       Responsible for monitoring and tracking supplier deliverables.


·       Negotiates terms and conditions with suppliers or subcontractors.


·       Ensures cost or price analyses are conducted and adequately documented to ensure fair and reasonable prices.


·       Negotiates changes to subcontracts and purchase orders that may occur during the course of performance.


·       Coordinates with technical contact to develop pre-award source selection strategy and plans.


·       Acts as the primary point of contact for all contract functions related to each award.


·       Supports one or more customers and providing a full range of procurement services.


·       Interface with suppliers to negotiate pricing and terms and conditions exceptions, ensure on-time delivery performance, and resolve issues in a timely manner.


·       Close-out of subcontracts.


·       Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Required Experience

·       Possesses a high level of knowledge and experience applying standard procurement practices and procedures, as well as a general knowledge of other business processes.


·       Extensive experience applying and demonstrating advanced procurement knowledge in solving a wide range of complex problems.


·       Advanced knowledge of Enterprise Business System Procurement applications


·       Basic understanding of accounting principles, financial transactions, and allocation methods


·       High proficiency using Microsoft Office products, particularly Teams, Word and Excel


·       Ability to successfully make quick decisions without circumventing procurement policy and procedure.


·       Strong written and verbal communication skills


·       Ability to work as a team member, and also work independently with little coaching


·       Ability to adapt and work on varying assignments


·       Strong interpersonal, and presentation skills


·       Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills


·       Demonstrated ability in mulitasking and working in a fast paced environment


·       Demonstrated strength with relationship management


·       Working knowledge of SAP S/4 Hana Enterprise Business System preferred


·       Excellent organizational, time management and follow-up skills required.


Preferred Experience

·       Basic knowledge of SAP S/4Hana applications

·       Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) certification preferred


Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Conditions

·       Ability to sit

·       Ability to effectively communicate; speaking, reading, understanding, writing and hearing clear English

·       Basic math and computer skills

·       Ability to work inside an office or remotely when required

·       Ability to perform highly repetitive motions with fingers, hands, wrists, and shoulders

·       Ability to work alone, work with others, and interact with the public

·       Ability to perform under deadline pressure

·       Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines

Minimum Qualifications and Years of Experience


·       Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Mgmt. or Logistics preferred



Required Experience:

·       6 years of supply chain manufacturing experience

·       6 years experience with a MRP procurement system


Preferred Experience:

·       6 years experience in the acquisition of metal commodities and fabricated components in a manufacturing facility

·       6 years experience with a SAP S/4 HANA MRP procurement system



·       None Required

How To Apply

EnergySolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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