Company: Wood
Skills: Purchasing
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Albany, Georgia, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Junior Construction Field / Buyer r esponsible for planning, directing and coordinating the activities of purchasing and receiving construction materials for field operations.

Key Responbilities:
  • Investigates and recommends suppliers of equipment, materials and services.
  • Cooperates with project engineering and specialty departments in the development of intercompany departmental processes.
  • Recommends departmental policies, procedures and programs.
  • Represents the Procurement department in auditing of procurement procedures and/or guidelines.
  • Reviews and monitors processing of claims across projects against suppliers for unsatisfactory materials/equipment.
  • Maintains constant awareness of market and supply sources. Keeps abreast of price trends in equipment and materials.
  • Ensures that all buyers are using and maintaining Inquiry Status Reports for all projects. Regularly monitors the reports for completeness and quality
  • Maintain records of materials ordered and received and rental equipment.
  • Monitor deliveries of materials and equipment, being mindful of late deliveries. Communicate with vendors and suppliers adverse effect of late deliveries on construction project. Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers.
  • Communicate with field supervision to assure quantities, specifications and deliveries are thoroughly understood and transmitted correctly to vendors and suppliers.
  • Participate in pre-job meetings to assure familiarity with schedules and communicate material delivery issues that may impact schedules.
  • Interface with designated corporate departments addressing all invoicing and quality concerns with vendors.
  • Communication - Demonstrated ability to actively listen, give detailed, clear oral instructions and feedback and write, using appropriate writing style, grammar and spelling.

Skills / Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably involving major study in Business Administration or related field. Otherwise equivalent job experience.
  • Minimum: Two (2) years of purchasing experience

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. May require close vision work and travel.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.