Purchasing Agent / Construction Administrator

Our client is a well known and established premier home builder in the greater Chicagoland area. This is a direct hire role with benefits, a great work environment, and advancement opportunity. We are looking for someone who has critical thinking skills that can adapt and change as the projects change. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal are an important qualification for this role. Interested candidates should apply directly to the link below. 


Purchasing Agent/Construction Administrator

This position manages subcontractor price negotiations and contracts, along with home design & value engineering

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day to day operation of the purchasing department.
  • Manage negotiating and executing of contracts for the purchase of all material and labor
  • Prepare bid packages, collect pricing, negotiate contracts, maintain scopes of work, administer contracts and control budgets
  • Manage and maintain cost and price data for community specifications and standard option offerings
  • Key role in the New Home Design Process, and Value Engineering
  • Coordinate with the Estimating and Architecture Department(s) to establish unit pricing and maintain a unit-price schedule for assigned vendors
  • Compiles, verifies, calculates and distributes hard cost items including costs for permits, driveways, public walks and lot programming in order to provide accurate housing budgets
  • Manage process improvement
  • Start vendor rebate and incentive recognition in the division
  • Accountable for researching and implementing new products, construction processes and/or services
  • Strategic departmental planning and structure
  • Permit Submittals and Tracing
  • Sub-contractor insurance administration 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Education/Experience/Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 3 years home builder experience purchasing department and/or estimating accurate construction estimates and/or recent college Grad

PLEASE APPLY & UPLOAD RESUME USING THIS LINK: https://loxo.co/job/251708

Experience :
3-5 years
Wage :
Job Location :
Naperville, IL
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