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Procurement Manager


Kansas, KS, US, 66111 Denver, CO, US, 80222 Atlanta, GA, US, 30339 Houston, TX, US, 77042

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.


By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.


Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Role Summary

The Procurement Manager assists in establishing strategies and plans for the acquisition of materials and services to support the execution of projects. The position applies best-practice sourcing techniques and expertise to optimize quality, cost and timely delivery. This position will also develop, negotiate, maintain and expand major vendor / supplier relationships; taking measures to ensure consistent service to JE Dunn and initiating intervention measures when necessary. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy and Decision-Making: Makes decisions on non-routine matters, provides recommendations to supervisor, and refers all exceptions to supervisor.
  • Career Path: Senior Procurement Manager

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Engages project teams to identify key supply and material categories, identifies suppliers and vendors, and develops an engagement strategy based on scope and scale.
  • Develops supplier / vendor performance management processes in collaboration with Risk Management, Legal and project teams, and uses performance data to propose supplier / vendor intervention actions.
  • Negotiates pricing agreements and contracts with identified suppliers and vendors.
  • Plans and leads strategic sourcing events such as bulk purchases, major RFx's, etc.
  • Develops industry specific "best practice" knowledge base and communicates broadly through lunch & learns, small wins, and other avenues.
  • Uses data insights to identify opportunities and takes appropriate steps to engage project teams.
  • Proposes support plans including but not limited to initial setup support, commodity purchases, tactical support, chargeability targets.
  • Collaborates with project teams to develop forms, criteria, and processes for project support (general conditions, divisions, etc.).
  • Leads process improvement initiatives with project teams, IT, and other end users.
  • Leads training topics related to procurement tools and processes with end users.
  • Provides support and maintenance of service provider and supplier / vendor agreements.
  • Reviews scope of work documents to determine the procurement requirements of the project.
  • Serves as subject matter expert for sourcing and procurement practices.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
  • Communication skills, verbal and written – Intermediate
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations
  • Proficiency in MS Office with emphasis on strong Excel skills – Intermediate
  • Ability to monitor supplier / vendor performance tied to agreements, contract terms, etc.
  • Ability to read and understand construction contracts – Intermediate
  • Ability to read and understand project specifications, plans, and other project documents – Intermediate
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Proficiency in required construction and/or procurement technology
  • Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, economics, engineering, business, construction management or related field (Required)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.


  • 5+ years procurement or supply chain management experience (Required)
  • 3+ years experience negotiating contracts with suppliers / vendors (Preferred)
  • 3+ years construction equipment, supplies, and materials experience (Preferred)

Working Environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds
  • May require periods of overnight travel
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet business needs
  • Normal office environment, but may be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
  • Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
  • Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Climbing, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to


JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.

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Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

About JE Dunn

    Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

    • 90+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 22 office locations coast-to-coast
    • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
    • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
    • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
    • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City