Project Specialist, Procurement - Bellevue, WA - RCS Corporation

Project Specialist, Procurement – Bellevue, WA

Procurement

Job Type: Direct Hire
Posted: 10/26/2022

Bellevue, Washington

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Project Specialist, Procurement for our client in the Bellevue, WA area. This is a contract opportunity.

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

About

Our client is seeking to contract with a highly motivated Procurement Specialist to support the Natrium team.  This individual is responsible for oversight and technical integration of supplier projects supporting the Natrium Project in conjunction with the Contract Administrator and Technical Representative.

Responsibilities

  • Develop procurement specifications as necessary to communicate supplier technical work scope.  Work scope may include systems/sub-systems, equipment, components, materials, and processes. 
  • Develop statements of work (SOW) and project planning to execute supplier projects to meet program objectives.
  • Support supplier selection activities with requests for proposals (RFPs) and team review/selection processes.
  • Provide direction and oversight of supplier projects, working with the contract administrator to ensure delivery of data and other deliverables.
  • Coordinate Natrium technical review process of supplier deliverables and ensure appropriate responses. 
  • Manage technical interfaces between supplier projects and interfacing projects/activities within Natrium.
  • Provide support to contract administration and commercial activities as needed to implement projects.
  • Maintain awareness of supplier technical capabilities, organization changes and relationships to ensure positive feedback to Natrium.

Key Qualifications and Skills

  • 8-10 years’ experience developing requirements specifications, defining supplier technical work scope to include development of SOWs, RFPs and providing direction and oversight of supplier projects. 
  • Technical degree or equivalent experience relevant to power plant mechanical systems and/or electrical (I&C and Power) systems.
  • Demonstrated skills in the technical direction of suppliers and in supporting contractual/commercial aspects of customer/supplier relationships.
  • Experience in the nuclear field is a plus.
  • Experience in a fabrication facility setting with understanding of travelers and welding processes an asset.
  • Previous experience in technical interface with engineering groups for review and input to supplier activities.
  • Must have experience in writing statements of work, specifications for procurement, testing and manufacturing/fabrication.
  • Must have experience with project controls and organization along with tools and processes to support the same.
  • A broad understanding of the various engineering disciplines and how they interrelate is important.
  • Strong communication skills desired
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect, and a desire to foster teamwork
  • Actual position starting level and title will be determined based on assessment of qualifications.

 

Job Functions
Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position.  These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation.  Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations.  An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.
Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 30 pounds
Repetitive work: Prolonged
Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day
Travel required: 0-5%

 

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

 
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