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Purchasing Agent

Company: Manifold Services, Inc.
Location: Portage
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

If you have excellent communication skills, enjoy negotiating prices and have construction experience, then we have an opportunity for YOU!

Edward Rose & Sons is a family owned company providing modest to brand new luxury apartment communities throughout the Midwest and surrounding states.  We handle all phases of development:  from land acquisition to construction to management and maintenance.

We are looking for a professional and motivated individual to join our team as a Purchasing Agent in our Construction Department.  Purchasing Agents are responsible for ordering construction materials on a daily basis.

Other Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):

  • Conducting oneself in a professional manner as a company representative, demonstrating sound judgment and conduct.
  • Monitoring and improving inventory and supplies to meet company goals.
  • Maintaining suppliers and vendors.
  • Create purchase orders for necessary items and review for accuracy.
  • Source and solicit new vendors.
  • Review vendor quotes.
  • Contract cabinetry, wire shelving, mirrors and ornamental iron.
  • Source and compare pricing of new and existing items among multiple vendors.
  • Resolving issues with vendors and team members.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in residential construction and construction material, multi-family construction experience preferred.
  • Yardi experience preferred, but not required.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing, with vendors, team members, suppliers and contractors.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Maintain a professional appearance following team apparel policy.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and a DMV record acceptable to company’s liability insurance provider.

Employees are required to be honest and trustworthy with a satisfactory background.  A valid driver's license and reliable transportation will be required as this position will entail the operation of a personal vehicle.

We offer our full-time employees:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid time off programs
  • Employee referral program
  • Great work environment
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Discounted apartment home

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we affirmatively seek diversity in our workplace. We recruit qualified candidates and advance our employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Manifold Services, Inc., Portage , Purchasing Agent, Other , Portage, Michigan

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