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Procurement Systems Specialist

Requisition ID:  255720

Requisition Posting End Date: 06/23/2022




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 customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining and 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 expect, and how we deliver.


Bechtel’s Manufacturing & Technology Business Unit (M&T) is seeking a Procurement Systems Specialist. This position provides consultation and expert advice and participates in planning, developing, and implementing solutions to meet project supply chain automation requirements. Provides technical and administrative support, as well as implements, operates and assists business unit office and project users in utilizing the supply chain system application suite and associated systems. Participates in system administration including, but not limited to, project system set up and configuration, user training, systems data reporting and integration support of external data. Proactively monitors user operations and analyzes and resolves operational, workflow, and/or data problems. Provides advice to users on correct usage of applications and associated workflows and conducts training classes as requested.



Job Dimensions:

  1. Supervision Received
  • Reports to and receives operational and functional supervision and direction from the Supply Chain Automation Manager
  1. Contacts
  • Maintains active contact with the applications user community.
  • Coordinates support and technical issues with the Supply Chain Systems Manager, and where necessary with the Corporate Supply Chains Systems group.
  • Maintains contact with non-Bechtel 3rd party software / application vendors or sponsors as dictated by project requirements.
  • Coordinates usage of said applications when interfacing with Supply Chain Systems applications.
  • Maintains contact with members in other business units or projects, using similar applications and processes in order to facilitate knowledge exchange and sharing of best-practices and lessons learned.



  • Participates with designated project implementation teams and personnel to determine and develop project automation requirements and objectives. This includes providing advice, guidance, and recommendations.
  • May participate in the formulation of new work proposals, including the provision of detailed written scenarios, software demonstrations and oral presentations.
  • Configures Supply Chain Systems software components, performs testing and provides ongoing technical support.
  • Supports business unit and project personnel in the use of Supply Chain Systems applications, including any requirements involving set up and training.
  • Organizes, develops, and performs classroom training, including input to the development of procedures and user desk instructions, including facilitating the maintenance and distribution of training materials and documentation related to Supply Chain Systems applications.
  • Initiates requests for resolution of software application issues encountered during implementation and operations of Supply Chain Systems applications.
  • Participates in business unit or project review bodies tasked with the establishment of standards and procedures for implementing Supply Chain applications.
  • Communicates technical and detailed support requests to the Corporate Supply Chain Systems group, including analysis of process steps taken.
  • Supports business unit and project specialized reporting requirements.


Qualifications & Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably related to Supply Chain, Computing Science or Business Systems) and 6 years of related work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in supporting supply chain automation systems
  • Minimum of 2 years assigned to a supply chain role such as purchasing, expediting, logistics, materials management or field procurement operations


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows based, networked, computing environments, including operating system configurations, network share creation and client rollout and implementation.
  • Experience with web-based computing environments including creation and maintenance of basic web services.
  • Experience in analyzing project application requirements and implementation methods
  • Advanced knowledge of standard office productivity tools, including Microsoft Word, Power BI, Excel and Access, and including simple table, query, report and macro design.
  • Experience with Structured Query Language.
  • Experience with and knowledge of enterprise-wide data processing operations.
  • Experience with typical and advanced troubleshooting techniques used in providing help desk support.
  • Skilled in oral communication and experience in giving practical and technical presentations to medium and large audiences.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain processes, including knowledge of common Engineering, Project Controls, Finance and Construction work methods that depend upon Supply Chain System information.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in major global, direct hire and contract management projects, which include engineering, procurement, and materials management activities.



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.