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Purchasing Specialist - Office and IT Goods/Services

Requisition ID:  242514

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Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

Position: Purchasing Specialist-Office and IT Goods/Services



Performs purchasing of Goods / Services for IT and Office Administration for various Bechtel offices, including bidder prequalification, bidder lists, bid solicitation, bid analysis, negotiation and commitment of Orders. Communicates with local/global suppliers, and personnel within Bechtel to establish clear definition of requirements. Present progress reports to India office Procurement Manager and participate in periodical reviews.




  • Perform purchasing activities including goods and services for Bechtel India and other global offices
  • Review Purchase requisitions / Material requisitions and co-ordinate with users in various Bechtel offices across the globe for any clarification
  • Ensure sourcing execution in accordance with Bechtel Processes and Procedures
  • Carry out pre-qualification assessment of new vendors in collaboration with the IT and Office Service department
  • Carry out bid solicitation, bid analysis and award
  • Prepare Approval for Expenditure and obtain necessary approvals through system
  • Coordinate with Suppliers for timely delivery and complete receiving of material in the system
  • Accountable to the schedule and timely issuance of Orders
  • Input supplier performance into the Bechtel Digital Supply Chain System
  • Bring innovation in supplier selection phase and extend support to user department during execution
  • Knowledge of the legal and commercial aspects of procurement
  • Collaborate with user department and suppliers. Conduct regular meetings / discussion to resolve outstanding issues
  • Participate in Invoice review/approval process and ensure timely payment to Suppliers
  • Provide support and appropriate knowledge to team members on the work process / deliverables
  • Require minimal supervision during performance of various purchasing activities



  • Proficiency and experience in the formation & administration of Purchase Orders / Agreements for Office and IT goods and services
  • Experience on start-to-end process of Procurement operational activities
  • Proficient in all phases of procurement including effective communication with Suppliers, prequalification & selection of bidders, compilation of bid requests and address bidder’s clarifications
  • Knowledge of IT hardware purchase and experience of executing Order value
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • Skilled in working with, and communicating effectively both orally and in writing with other functional groups, primarily IT, Office Administration and Finance.





A Bachelor’s degree from a reputed University. 5+ years of relevant experience in purchasing IT and Office admin equipment and services


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.