Purchasing Clerk

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.

Major Responsibilities

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.

Education and Experience

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:

Brenda Palmer

Palmer & Associates
Venture Business Centre
556 O'Connor Drive
Kingston, ON K7P 1N3