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Procurement Specialist

  • Location: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
  • Salary: 38-42 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Professional
  • Start Date: 2022-06-06
  • Job Ref: 22-11549
Note: this will be discussed and reviewed with candidate during interview and onboarding with company. Please make sure all contractors understand finalization of salary terms will happen with the manager/company. Salary details on the job are to provide a general range:
Salary Range: *** - ***

MountainWest Pipeline* is an interstate natural gas pipeline company that provides transportation and underground storage services in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado. We own and operate 1,867 miles of pipeline with total daily capacity of 2,530 MDth.

We are excited about the recent acquisition of MountainWest Pipeline by Southwest Gas Holdings. MountainWest Pipelines rich history and our shared values of safety and excellence are a perfect fit, creating a desirable work environment where our team members can build robust and satisfying careers.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, including positions as environmental and operational technicians, engineers, design technologists, field operators, corporate services, and more. When joining our team, employees are welcomed into a supportive community with an inclusive culture, enjoying comprehensive benefits, exciting work responsibilities, and career-supportive learning resources.

We value all the communities we serve because we live and work as members of those communities. Operating safely and responsibly is a commitment we proudly make as community members and stewards. This shows in our collaborative spirit, respect for our customers and community partners, and our dedication to continuous improvement.

Join our team by applying today!

*MountainWest Pipeline Services, Inc., MountainWest Southern Trails Pipeline Company and MountainWest Energy Services, Inc. collectively referred to hereinafter as MountainWest Pipeline or MW

Job Summary
Leads and participates in the formulation of sourcing requisitioning, sourcing strategies, and negotiation of pricing, delivery, and terms for highly complex, specialized, strategic goods and services.
Develops statements of work, solicitation structures, including complex split awards, option years, multiple award scenarios, cost improvement targets, joint technical development, and drafts contracts partnering with legal review.
Analyzes proposals for TCO impact of multiple alternatives.
Leads facilitation of cross functional, enterprise-wide TCO efforts, and implements supply chain integration.
Manages the company's contracts database and alerts stakeholders of upcoming agreements that will expire and may need to get renegotiated.
Additionally, prepares and processes purchase orders as well as manage change orders and renewals in collaboration with business stakeholders.
Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

This position is in the Salt Lake City, Utah or Rock Springs, Wyoming areas

Required Experience:
Bachelors Degree with 7+ years of experience related to procurement, or
Associates Degree with 10+ years of procurement experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Experience dealing with contractors, integrated suppliers, and alliance partners
Results-focused approach to serve business stakeholders
In-depth knowledge of job-specific applications in materials/services purchasing
Knowledge of purchasing laws and practices
Sound understanding of procurement principles, negotiation techniques, and strategies
Visits the field, understands internal client needs, and improves procurement at the front-line and from the office
Effective leadership skills and building strong, effective relationships with diverse teams
Highly collaborative and cross-functional, and strong work management skills
Effective oral, written and presentation skills, including effective negotiation skills
Effective decision making and problem solving skills.
Ability to work effectively with employees and external personnel at all levels.
Ability to apply good business judgment.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.

Education Requirements
Bachelors Degree with 7+ years of experience related to procurement, or
Associates Degree with 10+ years of procurement experience.

Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Other Working Conditions

MountainWest Pipeline* (formerly Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline, LLC) is an interstate natural gas pipeline company that provides transportation and underground storage services in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado. MountainWest Pipeline owns and operates the Clay Basin storage facility located on the Wyoming-Utah border. Clay Basin is the largest underground storage reservoir in the Rocky Mountain Region. MountainWest Pipeline owns and operates the Overthrust Pipeline in southwestern Wyoming and operates and owns 50% of the White River Hub which provides transportation and hub services through interconnections with six interstate pipeline systems and a major processing plant near Meeker, Colorado. Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX) acquired MountainWest Pipeline in a transaction that closed on December 31, 2021. MountainWest Pipeline generates annual revenues of approximately *** million and is headquartered in Salt Lake City.

**MountainWest Pipeline Services, Inc., MountainWest Southern Trails Pipeline Company and MountainWest Energy Services, Inc. collectively referred to hereinafter as MountainWest Pipeline or MW