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Purchasing Manager

Location : Lakeland, FL
Job Type : Temp to Direct
Reference Code : Rick
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3-4 years
Required Education : Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Construction/Fabrication

Job Description :

A local roofing contractor is looking for a Purchasing Manager for their business.  This is a great opportunity to join a well established family orientated company.  This is a great opportunity to work for a growing company that strives on a family atmosphere around the office.  As the purchasing manager, you will be researching different vendors, getting product specifications and negotiating pricing.  Other job duties will include:

  • Create purchase orders for the acquisition of materials utilizing internal purchasing practices and following Company process and authorization matrix

  • Determine and maintain optimal stock levels through active and effective interaction with warehouse personnel

  • Execute purchasing strategies with suppliers including on-going negotiations, price management and day-to-day support of efficient supply chain operations

  • Play a key role in the development and execution of multi-regional procurement strategies including supplier segmentation, bidding, cost analysis and inventory optimization

  • Develop and maintain relationships with both internal customers and suppliers while aggressively driving to results that make our company more competitive

  • Assists in estimation of projects through updating and managing costs for standard supplies as well as procurement or special order items

  • Identify, gather and analyze internal and external intelligence such as market trends, supplier capabilities, specification data and customer requirements to optimize long-term purchasing decisions

  • Proactively generate and implement ideas that will continuously improve our overall operations and business processes

Work collaboratively with others in the branch on projects as needed
Required Qualifications :

Position Specific Competencies/Skills Required:

  • 3 to 4 years of purchasing experience with a construction company with knowledge of construction materials and supplies.

  • General knowledge of purchasing procedures, common industrial terminology, and common business software.

  • Familiarity with commonly used commercial construction concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, negotiating, written and verbal skills with the ability to professionally communicate with internal and external customers

  • Knowledge of job costing and budgeting as well as superior analytical skills

  • Drive to achieve and product results on time.

  • Computer proficiency in Windows environment (Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel)

  • Knowledge of Sage 300/Timberline software a plus

Experience/Education Required/Desired:

  • Bachelor’s Degree desired, Certified Purchasing Professional a plus

  • Ability to communicate with internal customer’s regarding work status and requirements


·        Competitive salary with the opportunity for bonuses.  Medical, dental, and visions benefits.  Paid holidays and PTO.

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