Our client, a dynamic and progressive custom builder located in the Greater Kingston Area, is searching for a full-time, dependable Purchasing Clerk who can work equally well independently and in a team environment. The duties of this multi-faceted role include ordering building materials, coordinating services with company representatives, clients and building trades, and reception. The successful candidate will be a motivated, results-driven self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills.
Anticipate, coordinate, and follow up with company representatives, trades people, clients and suppliers on project and sales requirements and service work;
Prepare and submit building permits and register Notice of Projects as required;
Work with Sales Representatives on all exterior and interior selections and upgrades;
Attend walk throughs and document any upgrades from the standard package;
Tender quotes for building materials and labour, award tenders, prepare purchase orders, schedule delivery and installation of all construction materials and labour;
Maintain accurate lists of extras for change orders;
Coordinate moving of model home furnishings and stage/decorate new model homes;
Prepare Homeowner Binders;
Maintain electronic and hard-copy files and company website.
Graduate of a post-secondary institution;
Minimum of 2 years purchasing experience including sourcing construction materials, obtaining price quotations, drafting purchase orders, and scheduling deliveries;
Five years office administrative experience;
Minimum of 2 years construction industry experience;
Demonstrated ability to streamline processes and procedures;
Excellent customer service skills;
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook;
Marketing and/or Bookkeeping knowledge would be additional assets.
Interested in this exciting career opportunity with a successful team?
Please email your résumé or questions, confidentially, to:
Palmer & Associates
Venture Business Centre
556 O'Connor Drive
Kingston, ON K7P 1N3