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Buyer, Field Equipment

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Accounting & Finance
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by
creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to
increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate
goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely
populated regions.

Responsibilities

  • Source Field Equipment including, but not limited to: Cranes, excavators, forklifts, welders, skid steers, trucks.
  • Build a network of approved and reliable equipment suppliers and maintenance contractors, creating strong working relationships to ensure cost, quality and delivery targets are met.
  • Build technical knowledge of equipment supply base and maintenance processes.
  • Create and oversee requests for quotation, ensuring Non-Disclosure Agreements, General Terms & Conditions, and other related contracts are negotiated and in place before business is initiated.
  • Negotiate pricing, commercial terms and issue Purchase Orders for Field Equipment and associated maintenance services. Support organizational cost management objectives by identifying and negotiating commercial cost reduction activities.
  • Validate, analyze, and make sourcing recommendations based on analyses of Supplier quotations.
  • Manage respective supplier relationships and performance, including but not limited

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical / Mechanical / Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering, or 10 years of experience in a Sourcing role, preferably for capital equipment or engineering and construction contracts.
  • Understanding of contract fundamentals; Experience developing “should-cost” estimates and analyzing supplier quotes.
  • Understanding of maintenance levels: Preventive / minor maintenance, intermediate maintenance and depot level maintenance.
  • Excellent negotiation, written and verbal skills; Organizational skills to manage and track transactional details; Team player and with strong interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve; Demonstrated experience achieving and exceeding cost-reduction objectives
  • Excellent Excel and other MS Office skills required; Experience with ERP or MRP purchasing systems preferred
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and projects, with various teams including construction teams, engineers, and Suppliers.

Additional Requirements

  • Position may require extended work hours and weekend work
  • Position may require use of personal vehicle to transit between work sites.
Culture
We’re a team of dedicated, smart, and adaptable people. Our employees are
passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.
Benefits
We offer employer-paid medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, paid
holidays, paid vacation and competitive equity for all permanent employees.
The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring
Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence, qualifications and will not be
influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity,
veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status,
mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.