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Burns & McDonnell Project Procurement Manager - Renewables in Kansas City, Missouri


The Project Procurement Manager is responsible for managing procurement processes in adherence to company and client requirements. Ensure optimum efficiency to procure, expedite, and schedule deliveries of materials and equipment to multiple jobsites. Ensure compliance to project budgets and provide analysis of deviations. Manage the work of subordinates, provide guidance, mentorship and facilitate development of assigned project procurement team.

  • Manage all project based procurement functions and assigned personnel including purchasing, expediting, and supplier quality.

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates the objectives of procurement personnel engaged in the procurement of material and equipment.

  • Consults on purchasing services for various projects.

  • Manages the sourcing of potential suppliers for defined scopes of work, and work with appropriate members of the project team to prequalify suppliers and establish commitment to provide proposals for such work.

  • Manage procurement standards and methodology.

  • Direct processes and procedures of terms and conditions for purchase of equipment and materials.

  • Approve purchase orders including change management and close-out activities.

  • Facilitate evaluation of supplier performance, develop procurement estimates and proposals, and develop supplier relations and establish new suppliers.

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership for procurement personnel assigned to assist with procurement activities including recruitment, development, training and retention of staff.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Construction, Law or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • A minimum of 12 years direct purchasing experience with demonstrated project experience in the energy storage and renewable energy market.

  • Proven management experience to include training, leading and development of assigned employees.

  • Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • C.P.M. or CPSM certification preferred.

  • Proven negotiation skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, analytical and problem solving skills and proven negotiation skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Oracle Financial R12 software experience preferred.

  • Expert technical knowledge of suppliers products and capabilities.

  • Proven ability of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.

  • Proven ability of devising and leading implementation of new approaches to problems encountered.

  • Understanding of commercial terms and conditions.

  • Understanding of logistics, freight, and tax implications.


Job Procurement

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 201973