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PROCUREMENT MANAGER


Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Prestress
Location: Harrisburg, OR Hiring Manager: David D Chapman Jr
Closing Date: 02/17/2023 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $0 - $0 /month    
Job Summary:
Knife River is a PEOPLE-first company. Our team members are the key to our success, and we are committed to giving them the tools, training and time to do their jobs productively and go home safely each day. Our goal is to build strong teams that, in turn, build strong communities. Join our growing team today!

Knife River Prestress Concrete Division is seeking a professional, innovative, and detailed individual for our Procurement Manager position. If you like working with a growing team, building a best in class processes and strong supplier partnerships then this position is for you!

Responsibilities include:
- Lead procurement for two KR prestress concrete plants located in Spokane, WA and Harrisburg, OR
- Develop and manage business processes to ensure high quality, appropriate inventory levels, timely delivery, and competitive cost from suppliers
- Collaborate with project managers and operations to execute strategic sourcing plans & company objectives
- Identify supply chain risks including overall market trends, capacity constraints, commodity risks, and business conditions for manufacturers and suppliers
- Create and improve supplier relationships by identifying challenges and opportunities for improvement and executing on agreed plans
- Demonstrate business professionalism, purchasing fundamentals, time management, data analytics, supply chain management, supplier development, cost reduction strategy development and negotiation techniques
- Follow and apply KR values and principles

Compensation:
The wage range for this salary position is $75,000-$85,000/year.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Associate's degree in business, operations, or supply chain; or a combination of relevant education and experience
- Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel
- Familiarity working with ERP systems
- Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
- Ability to travel between sites and regionally as needed
- Ability to work cooperatively in a high paced team environment
- Background check results satisfactory to KR
- Ability to pass a drug screen

Preferred Qualifications:
- B.A./B.S. degree in business, operations, or supply chain; or a combination of relevant education and experience
- Understanding of construction or construction materials industry, manufacturing methods and total quality process
Benefits:
Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
-Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
-Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts
-401K with Company Match
-Profit Sharing
-8 Paid Holidays
-Paid Time Off
-Life Insurance
-Employee Assistance Program
-Safety Incentives
-Years of Service Recognition
How To Apply:
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at jobs.mdu.com by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application. Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

If you are an individual with a qualified disability as defined by federal, state, or local law and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application for any reason, please contact your state employment agency or you may call 541-693-5960 to speak with a human resources representative.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Procurement Manager position:

Air Force:
Logistician
Transportation, Storage and Distribution Manager
Supply Chain Manager
Production, Planning and Expediting Clerk

Army:
Logistician
Transportation, Storage and Distribution Manager
Supply Chain Manager
Procurement Clerk

Marines:
Cargo and Freight Agent
Production, Planning and Expediting Clerk
Logistician
Supply Chain Manager
Transportation Planner
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager

Navy
Purchasing Manager
Transportation, Storage & Distribution Manager
Supply Chain Manager
Logistician
Procurement Clerk
Operations Research Analyst
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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