Construction Procurement Manager

  • Kroger
  • US - OH - Cincinnati
  • 3 days ago

Company Name: Kroger

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US - 45202

Job Duration: 2021-04-08 to 2021-05-08


Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 



Position Summary

Be a Facility Engineering construction subject matter expert to support supply chain/procurement activities. Possess expertise in building materials, specifications, and construction means/methods to support the development of request for proposal (RFPs), request for information (RFIs), and pre/post bid analysis. Support the regional construction staff in managing impacts to the building design and construction process. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Review sourcing RFPs and associated construction materials/equipment for compliance with industry standards and the company’s master specifications, design standards, reference drawings and details
  • Review, analyze, and advise on Sourcing driven RFPs related to company direct buy and national account arrangements for construction material/equipment suppliers and installers
  • Utilize subject matter expertise in construction to analyze Sourcing driven RFPs and make recommendations to facilities construction leadership regarding materials, services, and equipment to be sourced
  • Evaluate RFPs including the products and processes involved for industry standards, trade coordination, scope of work clarity, and conformance with established corporate design standards, details, and specifications
  • Review RFPs for initial and life cycle cost in coordination with maintenance and energy counterparts
  • Assist in coordinating information involving new RFP’s among internal staff, design firms, and consultants
  • Perform research and gather facts/comments from various internal and external sources to evaluate quality and cost impacts of RFPs and ultimate vendor selection(s)
  • Travel as needed to conduct or participate in site visits to stores/construction projects to observe how materials and equipment in RFPs may impact construction documents and field work
  • Track and help manage the roll out of new suppliers/installers into ongoing projects in the capital pipeline including the tracking of estimated versus final costs of RFPs, including any peripheral costs
  • Provide support to the regional construction field teams and external contractors in the implementation and utilization of the direct buy and national account vendors
  • Exercise independent judgment on most tasks; conversant, growing toward expert in construction industry processes and procedures; be a skilled educator of others in the department and outside the company
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in a related area
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings and specifications
  • Self-motivating with strong attention to details
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and retain job related information
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Professional Engineer
  • Any AutoCAD experience
  • Any experience as registered architect or engineer
  • Any plan and specification experience in design or implementation
  • Any construction project management, estimating, and/or procurement experience
  • Any experience with architectural or engineering firm

    Education Level: Bachelor’s Required
    Required Travel: Up to 50%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Facility Engineering || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None