Job Title: Senior Procurement Agent- EPC
Date Posted: 10-24-2007
Job Location: Washington-Seattle
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Beresford Blake Thomas Ltd
Contact Information: Anne   Dywan (
Job Description:

BBT is an international construction and engineering staffing specialist, currently
representing a full service, turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company.
Our client is recognized for unparalleled excellence in engineering and construction of power
generation plants. We are currently seeking an individual to provide a high level of
professionalism to the following position:



Under direction of the Manager of Purchasing, responsible for working with Engineering,
Project Management and construction to procure equipment, materials and services in support of
project engineering and construction needs. 




1.        Develop bidder’s lists for each assigned procurement, promoting good competitive
pricing, including commercial qualification review.

2.        Prepare and issue requests for quotation and invitations for bid from technical
requirement documents and obtain competitive bids.

3.        Perform commercial bid evaluations.

4.        Negotiate legal terms and conditions of purchase with suppliers.

5.        Compose and award purchase orders and subcontracts that are complete and

6.        Prepare and issue reports to management regarding the status of procurement.

7.        Assist in resolution of problems with suppliers related to procured goods and

8.        Assist in training of new personnel.

9.        Provide technical guidance to Purchasing clerical staff and assist Purchasing
Agents, Sr. Buyers and Buyers in complex/ unique situations. 

10.     Perform other duties as assigned.


Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:


Five years direct experience in the procurement of engineered equipment and construction
subcontracts. Ability to work in a project team environment with multiple reporting lines. 
Basic knowledge of Uniform Commercial Code and General Contract Law as well as strong,
in-depth knowledge of procurement techniques, procedures and policies is required. Knowledge
of engineering and construction industry.  Experience in negotiating legal terms and
conditions.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.  PC skills in word processing and
spreadsheets required.  May require limited business travel, an irregular work schedule and
overtime hours.


If you have the qualifications listed above, we want to hear from you! Please forward your
resume (in confidence) with "SENIOR PROCUREMENT AGENT" in the subject line to .


Beresford Blake Thomas (BBT) is a global recruitment consultancy with a wealth of staffing
expertise and over 30 offices around the globe, across 5 continents. Due to our growth, we're
constantly on the lookout for qualified professionals and are uniquely positioned to find you
the best opportunities.

We specialize in identifying and recruiting high calibre technical professionals from a
variety of disciplines for engineering and construction firms around the world.
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