Procurement Strategist

Job Description

Island is seeking a Procurement Strategist to manage and align procurement and business operations by developing national and international procurement strategies and relationships.  This position is based out of Company Headquarters in Calverton, Long Island, NY.


Position Responsibilities


         Strategize and develop long-term cost-effective procurement strategies

         Assess and reorganize current procurement buying processes

         Ability to quickly identify areas for improvement and provide recommendations to senior management

         Analyze existing materials, vendors, pricing

         Vendor and supplier bidding, negotiating and relationship management

         Develop and leverage buying power of multiple business units within the organization

         Preparation of bid packages and pre-negotiation strategy

         Daily interaction with external suppliers for procurement of construction/fabrication goods and services

         Analyze and evaluate proposals

         Research and select key vendors and suppliers 

         Streamline and forecast material needs, buys and pricing

         Perform price analysis and cost evaluation

         Lead negotiations and agreement terms

         Negotiate and coordinate modifications to purchase agreements

         Negotiate term supply contracts/agreements and RFP's

         Document control for purchase contracts including review for completeness, revision control, categorization, process development and search capability

         Work closely with senior management, production, project management, engineering fabrication and suppliers to establish business building relationships



  • Prior experience in large-scale material buys in manufacturing

  • Demonstrated procurement experience in fa ade, curtainwall, building enclosure industries (preferred)

  • Procurement experience in manufacturing required

         Ability to work independently and in a team environment

         Strong business acumen and ability to make strategic decisions which align with business operations and production

         Strong negotiation and business building skills

  • Exceptional relationship skills both internally and externally

  • Strong vendor relations

  • Entrepreneurial spirit

  • Self-motivated, with demonstrated sense of urgency, and ownership of tasks

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

Island offers a competitive salary and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, FSA, dependent care, life and voluntary life insurance, and 401(k). 

Please explore what we're all about at www.islandef.com.  We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V

Company Description
Island Exterior Fabricators is a multi-functional company at the intersection of architecture, engineering, manufacturing and construction. Our firm is focused on developing solutions for architects with unique requirements for building envelopes, whether it be exceptional performance, geometric complexity, aggressive scheduling, or cost. This is achieved through working with architects and contractors to develop custom solutions that utilize Island's large scale, panelized, prefabricated products. All of Island's facade solutions are designed, engineered, and fabricated in-house and on-site. Island continues to work specifically on the most challenging of projects. We have worked on the design and delivery of some of the northeast region's most iconic buildings for the world's most notable architects.

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