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Material/Inventory Specialist (231636)

Requisition ID:  231636

Requisition Posting End Date: 12/02/2020

Project Description:

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

 

UPF will be built by 2025 for $6.5 billion and will be the first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provided enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.

 

The UPF project works on a 9-80 schedule with every other Friday off. Start times are flexible but the standard workweek is: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00 am-3:30 pm.

 

Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; the successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete a security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable

 

Role Overview:

Performs functions under project site materials management, including receipt, storage and issue of project materials, consumables, and equipment; documentation and data entry, site equipment and facilities rentals, and material control in the warehouse, lay down yards, and jobsite locations.

 

  • Reports to and receives operational direction from the Field Material Manager.
  • Receives functional direction from Project Field Procurement Manager.
  • Provides direction to assigned inventory specialists and assistants, craft foremen and clerical personnel.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with Field Engineering and Construction concerning the receipt and availability of materials for issue to the field.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with Purchasing and Expediting concerning material delivery schedules and shipments.
  • Maintains a direct working relationship with Project Quality Control/Field Engineering regarding documentation and inspection for materials received.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with Accounts Payable regarding verification of and proper record keeping for materials received.
  • Maintains direct working relationships with assigned crafts and clerical personnel in the process of receipt, storage, custody, and issuance of project materials.
  • Maintains direct working relationships with carriers and vendors concerning the receipt and delivery of project materials.

 

Principle responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintains direct working relationship with Field Engineering and Construction concerning the receipt and availability of materials for issue to the field.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with Purchasing and Expediting concerning material delivery schedules and shipments.
  • Maintains a direct working relationship with Project Quality Control/Field Engineering regarding documentation and inspection for materials received.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with Accounts Payable regarding verification of and proper record keeping for materials received.
  • Maintains direct working relationships with assigned crafts and clerical personnel in the process of receipt, storage, custody, and issuance of project materials.
  • Maintains direct working relationships with carriers and vendors concerning the receipt and delivery of project materials.
  • Researches and summarizes data and populates established project and/or procedural metrics. Develops project-specific metrics relative to supplier performance and the Supplier Quality function, at the direction of the Project Supplier Quality Manager.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of professional related work experience, or in lieu of degree, 7 years of progressive, related work experience.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
  • Must be able to obtain a site security badge for access to the worksite.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in material receiving processes.
  • Understanding of physical counts and inspection of arriving material.
  • Experience in inventory control mechanisms and processes.
  • Thorough knowledge of material control, issuance software. 
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management processes and different types of procurement software.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of all procurement operations related to the management of materials at the area, regional, temporary and jobsite office locations.
  • Knowledge in Field Engineering and Construction activities, and knowledge of Standard Work Process Procedures related to materials management functions.
  • Knowledge of all Engineering disciplines, the work process and the deliverables produced.
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable Bechtel policies, instructions, and Procurement procedures and guidelines.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in the use of the Bechtel Procurement System (BPS), and related engineering and other project data systems that interface with BPS.

 

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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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.  
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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, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.