Buyer / Procurement (Supply Chain) Business Professional
Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc.

Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Posted in Oil and Gas

$51,624.00 - $77,436.00 per year

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Job Info

Location: Monroeville, PA

Job Title: Buyer / Procurement (Supply Chain) Business Professional

Career Level: Associate Professional | Intermediate Professional | Advance Professional

Status: Full Time

Job Code: 01PPCN | 02PPCN | 03PPCN

Annual Salary Range: $51,624 - $77,436 | $58,428 - $88,224 | $66,096- $100,464

*Salary and grade commensurate with experience

Job Summary:

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) is seeking Buyer / Procurement (Supply Chain) Business Professionals for its Monroeville (Pittsburgh), PA location, several miles east of Pittsburgh, PA. We have multiple openings for both entry and mid-level experienced candidates. You will primarily perform your work at BPMI's Monroeville, PA office, with the ability to work a hybrid schedule, teleworking on an as-needed basis, depending on personal and business needs.

The Buyer / Procurement (Supply Chain) Business Professional is responsible for performing contract functions which provide for budgeting, negotiation, placement, administration, and close out of contracts in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and Government specifications. The individual should possess the following attributes to complete the essential duties: questioning attitude, strong attention to detail, ability to manage multiple competing priorities, complete work efforts in accordance with established schedules and team effectively with peers and management.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepare input and analyses for budgets, proposals, and post award financial assessments. Develop estimates to support budgetary forecasts and/or acquisitions, in accordance with estimating requirements.
  • Develop acquisition strategy, including risk assessment, and submit for approval, as required. Create realistic milestone schedules leading to purchase order placement that will support company needs.
  • Prepare and issue requests for proposal for solicitations, perform proposal openings, and conduct detailed analysis of supplier proposals. Resolve all technical and administrative issues identified by the Supplier within their proposal.
  • Prepare for and conduct purchase order negotiations.
  • Write a formal recommendation to justify the price, discuss the contract delivery dates to ensure needs will be met, and to discuss the recommended supplier ensuring they are technically capable to provide a quality product in accordance with all contractual requirements; may be submitted for approval, if required.
  • Perform post-placement contract administration, including but not limited to the following: continuous communication with supplier, negotiating and placing purchase order amendments, proactively following contract line items and special contact clauses, processing supplier shipping documents and invoices, preparing reports as needed to support requirements and/or stakeholders requests, and closing the purchase order in a timely manner.
  • Develop strong relationships with supplier counterparts and maintain open communication with supplier lead BPMI contract professional. Gain knowledge of supplier operations, supply chain vulnerabilities and performance (e.g., financial, delivery, etc.).
  • Input and reconcile data and/or information across various data systems, when applicable, including but not limited to budgeting, procurement scheduling, estimating, and logistics systems.
  • Team with engineering counterparts, management, and operations departments, including supplier security, procurement operations, fleet support and logistics, quality, and finance, to effectively, efficiently, and productively execute contract requirements.
  • Participate in formal or informal teams chartered to evaluate procedures, perform process reviews, and perform internal audits for compliance to company policy and procedures. Identify and participate in the implementations of efficiency improvements.

What You Can Expect:

  • Meaningful work and unique opportunities to support missions vital to the United States Navy and global security.
  • Top-notch, dedicated colleagues
  • Generous pay and benefits with a stable organization
  • Career advancement and professional development programs
  • Work-life balance fostered through flexible work opportunities and wellness initiatives.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business management/administration or equivalent education from an accredited college or university.
  • Eight (8) or more years of completed education and/or relevant experience may be considered to satisfy educational and years of experience requirements.
  • Requires a security clearance, however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy security clearance is required.
  • Requires US Citizenship due to security clearance requirements.

Preferred Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications desired.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and writing skills preferred.
  • Understanding of purchasing, project management, supply chain and other general business skills preferred.


Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) is a project engineering organization supporting the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. BPMI provides design, manufacturing, and supply chain management of the fabrication, testing, delivery, installation, and field support of nuclear power plant components installed in submarines and aircraft carriers. In addition, BPMI provides upgraded replacement components in support of refueling and overhaul activities, and aids in the ultimate storage and disposition of spent naval fuel. BPMI also delivers information technology and operational solutions to the Nuclear Navy, enabling them to fulfill their critical mission.

BPMI is a drug-free workplace. Candidates accepting a job offer will be required to pass a pre-placement drug screening and background investigation. As an employee, you may be required to receive and maintain a security clearance from the United States Department of Energy in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information or matter. U.S. citizenship is a requirement for security clearance applicants. All employees are subject to being randomly selected for drug testing without advance notification.

BPMI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

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