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Burns & McDonnell Staff Purchaser (Wallingford) in Wallingford, Connecticut


The Staff Purchaser performs purchasing responsibilities throughout the project life cycle which includes ordering materials, supplies, equipment, and the follow through with venders on shipment and delivery.

  • Prepare procurement documents and agreements.

  • Perform commercial bid evaluations of supplier proposals and coordinate technical evaluations and recommendations to procurement manager and senior purchaser.

  • Prepare purchase order documents and enter purchase order information into online purchasing application.

  • Prepare expediting supplier submittals to support detailed design and delivery of equipment and material to support construction.

  • Prepare front-end documents including prime agreement flow downs.

  • Source and qualify potential suppliers to provide required goods and services.

  • Communicate and address procurement issues with appropriate parties, including management.

  • Compile procurement and expediting status reports.

  • Prepare equipment, materials, and subcontracts forms and reports.

  • Compile "Request for Proposal" (RFP) documents including documents/drawings/specifications provided by the internal client.

  • Prepare procurement packages to engineering specifications.

  • Receive, log, distribute, tabulate, and analyze proposals. Make recommendations for purchasing needs for contracts.

  • Responsible for updating Project Procurement Status and Material.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Complies with all policies and standards


  • Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management, Law or Construction related field. and 3 years direct purchasing experience. Required or

  • Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement. Required

  • Project purchasing experience preferred.

  • Oracle Financial R12 software experience preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.

  • Experience in devising new approaches to purchasing problems encountered.

  • CPM Certification Preferred or

  • CPSM Certification Preferred


$97,000 - $125,000

The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in compliance with all local/state regulations. The expected compensation range for this position is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location. The total annual compensation package will consist of a base salary and eligibility to participate in our discretionary year-end incentive bonus program.


Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs. As part of being 100% employee-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in addition to our 401(k) retirement program. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page.


Job Procurement

Primary Location US-CT-Wallingford

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 232185 Job Hire Type Experienced