Procurement Specialist

Job Locations US-NV-Reno | US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/10/2023 2:20 PM)
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Procurement Specialist


IME is seeking a Procurement Specialist to join their growing team!

  • Do you have the desire, skills, and proven strategy to be part of a winning team?
  • Do you love the challenge of finding unique solutions for complex projects?
  • Does the idea of growth and expansion motivate you?
  • Are you a team player who is ready to take on the responsibility of a prime role in a growing company?

Then come join us at IME!  This role can be based in beautiful Denver, Colorado – one of the most sought-after locations in the U.S. with its beautiful mountains and cultural downtown scene, or Reno, NV, where you will find excellent weather, nearby spectacular Lake Tahoe, and biking, camping and fishing galore!


The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for coordinating and monitoring procurement activities, ensuring the timely and efficient delivery of goods and services required for IME operations. The Procurement Specialist will work closely with the Procurement Manager to assist with purchasing materials and maintaining inventory levels. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. The Procurement Specialist will collaborate with construction project teams, estimating, and other groups to procure services, materials, and equipment to support successful construction projects. This role will contribute to IME’s competitive advantage through the application of best practices in supply management and driving overall business profitability.


Key Responsibilities


  • Work with vendors and suppliers to obtain quotes, negotiate prices, and ensure quality of materials and services provided.  Analyze and compare quotes and specifications to make recommendations for vendors and suppliers based on quality, cost, and supplier key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Create, review, and process purchase orders, invoices, and other procurement-related documents as necessary. Investigate and resolve discrepancies.   
  • Maintain accurate records of purchase orders, delivery schedules, and other procurement-related documents. Track delivery schedules and communicate with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services
  • Collaborate with project managers and other team members to ensure procurement needs are met in a timely manner
  • Conduct regular supplier evaluations to ensure quality and efficiency of services provided. Assist with the identification and evaluation of potential new vendors.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and provide recommendations for procurement process improvements


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including conflict management and negotiation.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to build strong, effective relationships with team members, project teams, subcontractors and suppliers
  • High level of competency with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with procurement software and systems preferred
  • Familiarity with Financial systems (ERP) JDE preferred.

Education and Experience

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in logistics or supply chain management or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1+ years of experience in procurement or a related field

Working Conditions:

The majority of the time you will work in a typical office environment, the remainder of the time you will be on construction job sites. When on construction job sites you will encounter typical construction conditions including extreme temperatures, noise, dust, mud debris, welding, leading edge, trenching, and shoring, sometimes in a confined space.  You may be required to visit multiple locations during any one day.

Benefits Overview:

IME provides an industry-leading comprehensive benefits package.  Full-time employees are eligible to choose from a variety of healthcare coverage options, which become effective the first of the month after hire.  In addition, employees are offered a substantial amount of PTO and are immediately eligible to make contributions to a generously matched and fully vested 401k. 


Salary Range: 21.65 to 31.25/ hr.  45,000 – 65,000 annually

*Final salary and rates are based on education, experience, skills relevant to the role, and internal equity.*


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  It is the policy of the company to comply with all federal and state laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities and to act in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC).  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAAA), the company does not discriminate against applicants and individuals with disabilities, and when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who are qualified for a job, with or without reasonable accommodations, so that they may perform the essential job duties of the position.  Furthermore, it is company policy not to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to application procedures, hiring, advancement, discharge, compensation, training or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. 


Intermountain Electric, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. In addition to federal law requirements, The Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The Company strives to maintain a work environment free from all forms of unlawful employment discrimination. The Company will not tolerate any form of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion/creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, citizenship status, veteran status, military service, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state, or local law. All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principle of equal employment opportunity and only job-related criteria (including but not limited to experience, skill, and job performance) will be considered. Please note that the Company’s commitment to extending equal opportunity does not in any way alter or diminish the at-will relationship we maintain with our employees.



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