Procurement Manager - High Voltage/Electrical

Wanzek | Fargo, ND

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Posted Date 4/17/2023

Responsible for both tactical and strategic procurement activities including sourcing, managing and maintaining specific groups or classifications of purchased materials and services.  May lead and/or manage other procurement personnel related to assigned projects, programs or commodities. Acts as a liaison between leadership team, internal customers and suppliers to meet or exceed expectations for quality, quantity, price, delivery and innovation.  Follows, develops, improves and maintains processes and systems utilized by the company to perform procurement related tasks and functions.  Supports annual and quarterly strategic planning activities.  Works collaboratively across the organization and actively supports Wanzek’s values and beliefs. This position is based in our Fargo, ND Office. 


  • Promote and comply with all Company safety policies and procedures
  • Support the implementation of industry best practices and a mindset of continuous improvement
  • Review, analyze and monitor assigned supplier/subcontractor capabilities, quotes, bids and performance
  • Execute daily, weekly and monthly tactical and strategic activities to insure the timely and efficient management of assigned materials and services
  • Research, analyze, configure and draw informed data driven conclusions from procurement data in support of department and company KPI’s
  • Lead, manage, coach and mentor direct reports or junior level business partners 
  • Prepare, process and monitor purchase orders and change orders
  • Facilitate the timely resolution of issues with suppliers related to price, quality, delivery, condition, etc.
  • Work closely with the Wanzek legal team and facilitate contractual negotiations including terms, conditions and price
  • Monitor, update and improve systems, processes and documents used to perform procurement activities
  • Attend meetings and facilitate discussions with internal customers and externals suppliers to promote strong communication and alignment of expectations and results
  • Create, update, communicate and present procurement data and recommendations at applicable meetings  
  • Develop and maintain expertise on assigned products and services
  • Maintain and communicate knowledge of market conditions and industry activity that may impact business
  • Work collaboratively with other procurement personnel inside Wanzek and the MasTec family of companies when applicable to increase and improve purchasing leverage
  • Research and evaluate new sources for assigned products and services
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Construction Management, Engineering or Business and 5 years related experience with demonstrated leadership and improvement results
  • Supply Chain Certification (CSCP, CSCM, CPP, etc.) or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • The ideal candidate will have demonstrated progressive experience and career advancement in Industrial construction/EPC industry and/or best-in-class supply chain company


  • Actively support Wanzek’s Zero Injury goal and lead by example
  • Experience leading and managing others
  • Strong background in construction contract development, negotiation and deployment
  • Experience negotiating; T&C’s, Prime Contracts, MSA’s, NDA’s, Assignment of responsibilities, Liquidated Damages, Insurance & Bonding requirements, etc.
  • Strong data analysis and advanced problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills and advanced knowledge of Microsoft office suite, especially Excel
  • Experience using and leveraging industry specific software and data mining from ERP software
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering and technical documents
  • Advanced understanding of terms, nomenclature and business models used in the construction industry
  • Ability to be accurate, precise and follow set procedures and standards
  • Excellent collaboration and written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels within the organization and with clients, subcontractors and suppliers

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


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