Bechtel Corporation UPF Materials Manager, UPF (208365) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

  • Requisition ID: 208365

  • Position Title: UPF Materials Manager, UPF (208365)

  • Project: Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)

  • Location: Oak Ridge, TN

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • US Citizenship Required: Yes

  • Badging: Must be able to obtain badging

  • Other Requirements: Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education

Project Description:

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

UPF will be will be built by 2025 for $6.5 billion and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provided enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.

The UPF project works on a 9-80 schedule with every other Friday off. Start times are flexible but the standard work week is: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00am-3:30 pm.

Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable

Role Overview:

Provides expertise, advice, and direction for project and field materials management activities to ensure the overall organizational effectiveness among all functions responsible for the materials management process. Establishes policy and monitors and approves the development of execution plans involving automated and manual material management and inventory control systems. Plans, directs, coordinates, and monitors personnel actions for material management staff.

Principle responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reviews the initial master schedule, detailed timing and sequence of each functional group, and actual progress of each group to confirm that materials meet required delivery dates. Reviews any schedule revisions for impacts and participates in the development of contingency planning.

  • Ensures adherence to the project execution plan and that key activities are performed in the right sequence.

  • Coordinates the project plan for identifying major equipment and bulk materials with Engineering. Identifies what information can be imported from Engineering programs, and that tag numbers are compatible with the automation program fields.

  • Ensures that items on the equipment list have been identified for requisition and purchase, and that requisition issue dates support project detail schedules. Monitors Engineering progress in the preparation and issuance of material requisitions.

  • Issues the material responsibility matrix to reflect the agreed division of functional responsibilities for material activities among project, support, and field offices.

  • Interfaces between Construction and Procurement to identify, requisition and establish delivery dates for material requirements resulting from design changes, rework, contingency/work arounds, scope changes, or materials missed in Engineering takeoffs.

  • Monitors Procurement reports and activities to ensure that purchasing and expediting are working effectively to maintain milestone schedule dates.

  • Reviews plans at the jobsite for adequacy of material warehousing, maintenance, control and handling. Ensures efficiency of all material issue to Construction.

  • Coordinates with Construction and Field Procurement the plans for material identification, material availability in support of installation plans, and equipment requiring special handling at the site.

  • Formulates specialized training and career development programs necessary to assure that all assigned material management personnel are properly trained and qualified.

  • Prepares annual reviews regarding performance for assigned Material Planners and Coordinators.

  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of work hour estimates and organizational charts for the project and obtains management approval. Establishes long-range personnel requirements and coordinates timely staffing of positions. Monitors personnel utilization throughout the duration of the project.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 13 (thirteen) years of professional related work experience, or in lieu of degree, 19 years of progressive, related work experience.

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment, education and travel

  • Must be able to obtain site security badge for access to work site.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Prior Experience in Materials Management on a small to medium-sized project.

  • Solid Knowledge and previous experience in Government Procurement and Materials Management Operations

  • Solid knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.

  • Solid understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

  • Solid understanding of Cost Accounting Standards, and determination process for applicability to the work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and 5 years of professional related work experience in Materials Management.

  • Prior Bechtel Leadership experience

  • Thorough knowledge of all Material Management operations related to the management of materials at area, regional, temporary and jobsite office locations.

  • Advanced knowledge in Field Engineering and Construction activities, and knowledge of Standard Work Process Procedures related to materials management functions.

  • Advanced Knowledge of NQA-1, Part I and Part II

  • Thorough knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.

  • Advanced knowledge of applicable Bechtel policies, instructions, and Procurement procedures and guidelines.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in the use of the Bechtel Procurement System (BPS), and related engineering and other project data systems that interface with BPS.

  • Prior experience in major global, direct hire and contract management projects, which include Engineering, Procurement and material control activities.

  • Thorough understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

  • Thorough understanding of Cost Accounting Standards, and determination process for applicability to the work.

Shaping tomorrow together!

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.