Procurement & Equipment Manager

POSTED ON 7/1/2020 CLOSED ON 8/27/2020
PCL Construction Hired Organization Address Honolulu, HI Full Time

Job Posting for Procurement & Equipment Manager at PCL Construction

Procurement & Equipment Manager - 2000009Z
My Career. My Company. My Legacy.


At PCL, you are more than just an employee. You could be part of a team that works hard, plays hard, and makes a difference in your community. PCL offers competitive compensation packages, and a chance to be an owner in our 100-percent employee-owned company. We not only reward you financially, but give you challenging assignments and a supportive work environment which promotes personal and professional growth.

Whether you are looking for a corporate or construction career, exciting opportunities are waiting for you. Our people have helped us stand out as a leading general contracting organization, which is why we are always looking for new talent-individuals who can bring innovative solutions and thinking to every project.

We are seeking an experienced  Procurement & Equipment Manager  for our Hawai'i  District office located in Honolulu, HI.



  • Manages the process for major purchases and establishment of major supply agreements or partnerships. 
  • Understands and manages the procurement and project strategies in order to provide the best outcome in terms of scope, cost, and schedule as it relates to the district strategic plan.  
  • Provides leadership, guidance, and expertise by defining, implementing, and monitoring district procurement resources, guidelines, best practices, and procedures for the procurement department.
  • Reviews and approves purchasing documents (e.g. major purchase orders (PO), equipment rental/lease agreements/service agreement) prior to issue.  Coordinates between districts where purchasing documents can be issued and administered.
  • Ensures that all purchases are conducted ethically and legally in accordance with company policies.
  • Conducts research and regularly monitors market trends and conditions (e.g. pricing, availability, lead times, capacity, etc.) for goods and services; recommends and executes change.
  • Establishes appropriate supplier relationships that bring added value and expertise.  
  • Collaborates with suppliers, procurement team, other departments, senior management, and decision makers to share information, problem solve, and clarify management objectives.
  • Evaluates and explains risk-management approaches and practices.  Supports the development and execution of risk-management strategies.
  • Develops and manages the bidding, evaluation, and negotiation process.
  • Collaboratively resolves issues with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Supports estimating and project management on purchasing and equipment issues and strategies.
  • Solicits feedback from internal and external customers and implements change.
  • Promotes the development of product/external service standards for the district.
  • Identifies and implements alternative methods of interacting with the local marketplace to bring best value to PCL.
  • Identifies and resolves challenges of significant complexity and/or scope; explores and develops creative alternatives; facilitates and implements resolution.
  • Develops and implements project-specific procurement/equipment plans and coordination procedures.  Anticipates issues and embeds solutions within the plan, budget, and schedule.
  • Trains and coaches all staff within department for future growth and development opportunities.  
  • Manages district yard/warehouse operations and procurement staff.
  • Manages and administers department functions including systems development, operating budgets, reporting, staffing, salary and bonus reviews, work assignments, performance evaluations, etc.  This includes monitoring availability and flow of personnel as well as hiring, motivating, and assigning teams to projects.
  • Regularly participates in management meetings to discuss procurement and equipment operations/field operations.  Influences decision making at the senior manager level.
  • Represents procurement and communicates values, business goals, and procurement strategies to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develops/implements preventative maintenance program for projects and equipment, including repairs, inspection, and certifications.
  • Utilizes professional expertise and organizational knowledge in strategic decision making.
  • Develops and implements new systems, best practices, and other optimizations to grow the procurement function and improve the effectiveness of company procurement and equipment management.
  • Assists in development, implementation of company guidelines and procedures.  
  • R eviews and approves formal purchasing documents and Authorization for Expenditures (AFEs)/Authorization for Disposals (AFDs).
  • Oversees compiling and preparing reports, and mid-year and year-end planning.
  • Develops and maintains strong customer focused relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers.
  • Values, models, and coaches the solution provider and profitability culture.
  • Other duties, as required.


  •   Post-secondary diploma/degree in a related discipline (e.g. business, supply chain management, logistics, warehouse distribution) or equivalent. 
  • 10 years of progressive experience in supply chain/procurement in a related industry preferred.

  • Three years of leadership and management experience.

  • Advanced construction knowledge; understands specifications, methods, and procedures.  Involved in strategy, planning, and training/mentoring others.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Able to present to senior leaders.

  • Extensive knowledge of commonly used construction materials, permanent/non-permanent materials, services, tools, and equipment.

  • Provides exceptional customer services.  Suggests process improvements.

  • Strong drive, time management, and sense of urgency: prioritization of shifting priorities for self and others in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Strong negotiating skills and awareness of impact on company and projects.  Able to mentor and train others on different techniques.

Working Conditions: Work will be performed in an office setting and an equipment yard as well as frequent visits to active construction job sites . Outer island travel will be required occasionally.


The PCL family of companies are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for, and we aspire to be the most respected builder, renowned for excellence, leadership, and unsurpassed value.


Let us help you build your Legacy today.

PCL companies are equal opportunity employers and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.


Employee Status

: Regular   Full-time

Job Level

: Experienced Professional
Company : Nordic PCL Construction, Inc.

Primary Location

: United States-Hawaii-Honolulu

Job Posting

: Jul 2, 2020, 1:34:23 AM

Closing Date

: Ongoing


: Mgr Procurement & Equipment

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