KBRwyle Sr. Specialist, Procurement in TEMPE, Arizona

Sr. Specialist, Procurement



KBRwyle is a global government services organization delivering full life cycle professional and technical services from over 60 U.S. and 40 international locations. Our core capabilities include logistics, engineering, science, cyber, intelligence and security services.


When you become part of the KBRwyle team, your career opportunities are endless. We offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know, We Deliver!


Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors. Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. May lead or direct the work of others. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Support staff must be intellectually mature, articulate, and able to deal effectively with process management as well as MOS management internally and coordinating with key sourcing stakeholders. Should have excellent written and presentation skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple activities simultaneously.

  • Support the commodity teams by assisting in the following tasks to allow commodity teams to drive eAuction success:

  • Compile and schedule SRA0

  • Ensure export compliance

  • Send out RFQs to suppliers

  • Respond to supplier questions

  • Update CTT schedule

  • Create/Update Ariba eAuction project

  • Create/Update Ariba Contract Workspace

  • Negotiate T&Cs prior to auction

  • Compile and schedule SRA1s as needed

  • Compile folders for compliance package

  • Follow up calls to suppliers to ensure timely response to RFQ and signature dates

  • Follow up calls to ensure supplier participation in the auction

  • Works with cross functional teams to ensure eAuction project objectives and timelines are met

  • Change Agent: Effectively support integration of new and existing processes into Strategic Sourcing MOS and cross-functionally as required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • Read, Write and Speak in English

  • U.S Citizen

Additional Qualifications:

  • Customer may require a bachelor's degree or 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

  • 1 plus years of experience in sourcing, planning, or related field in the supply chain preferred

  • Experience working in large, complex multi-national firms preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience with Ariba preferred

  • Demonstrated experience working with external suppliers preferred

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Ability to deal with all levels of personnel, both internally and externally

  • Ability to effectively influence stakeholders within and outside the sourcing organization

  • Advanced level expertise with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word.)

  • Experience with SAP desired

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Procurement & Materials

Primary Location: US-US-AZ-TEMPE

Req ID: 1059363