Purchasing Manager (Construction)

Troy, MI 48083

Posted: 05/07/2024 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: 1 - Accounting & Finance Job Number: JO10000666 Pay Rate: $50.00

Job Description

VENTEON is hiring a Procurement Manager in Troy, MI to support the building of manufacturing plants. You will direct all procurement activities, estimate, and negotiate changes/change orders. Work with the design team and general contractor by taking place in all cost discussions. Perform quantity surveying, ensuring cost controls and change management activities throughout the project lifecycle.

POSITION TYPE: 6 Month Contract that converts to direct  hire. First project is scheduled to run for the next two years. There are more projects in the pipeline after that. 

PAY: $100,000-142,812.80  annual. Negotiable based on level of experience.

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of procurement activities related to equipment acquisition for our EPC projects. This includes developing procurement strategies, selecting and evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts, and ensuring timely and cost-effective delivery of equipment to meet project requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop, procurement strategies and plans in alignment with project requirements, budget, and schedule.
  • Identify, evaluate, and select qualified vendors and suppliers to provide the required equipment.
  • Negotiate favorable terms and conditions with suppliers to ensure  cost-effectiveness, quality, and timely delivery of equipment.
  • Manage the procurement process from requisition to delivery, including issuing  purchase orders, tracking orders, and resolving any issues that may arise.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, company policies, and project requirements throughout the procurement process.
  • Monitor procurement costs, identify opportunities for cost savings, and control expenses within the allocated budget.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and stakeholders to facilitate effective communication and collaboration.
  • 5 plus years of experience working in a construction procurement management role
  • OEM Equipment and Construction experience  
  • Experienced in construction of manufacturing facilities
  • College and/or post-graduate degree in construction management, cost management, quantity surveying, engineering or a field related to construction preferred.
  • Full life cycle cost management experience working on large scale projects
  • RICS accredited or working towards is valuable, but not required.
  • Experience of leading cost management on medium or large sized construction projects of medium to high complexity.
  • Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering.
If you are a high performer and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon, our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering and IT talent in the industry today.
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