Frontline Source Group – temporary staffing and direct hire firm – is looking for a Purchasing Coordinator for our Plano, TX client on a contract to possible hire basis.
General Job Functions:
The selected candidate will also have a minimum of one year Purchasing or Construction experience. This position will be responsible for supporting construction personnel in all purchasing and budgeting activities. The selected candidate will coordinate these processes with Sales, Operations, Accounting and vendors.
Summary of Position:
Establish and maintain labor and material costs for all plan options and option catalog items.
Create initial work orders and purchase orders for all construction starts via the preliminary purchasing report (PPR) with budgets customized for the appropriate exit strategy information. Verify margin on PPR is -consistent with program outline and review any exceptions with manager.
Coordinate cost establishment process between the field and vendors to achieve the goals of having budgets entered and checked for accuracy within two weeks for plan revisions and four weeks for new plans.
Process all requests from the field for extra material by entering and creating short order PO’s (SOPO’s) and expedite the receipt of material by communication with vendors by e-mail/ “Buzzsaw”.
Process change orders requested by the field, creating the appropriate budgets and copy confirmation back to the Project Manager.
Research and resolve all problem invoices with the goal of reducing problems by improving accuracy of takeoffs and orders and/or training vendors in working within our system.
Assist managers in analyzing changes in costs from month to month by keeping track of takeoff revisions, price changes, and labor budget changes. Enter updated sales prices from monthly program outlines for calculation of soft cost budgets.
Other duties as requested (i.e. backing up Purchasing Coordinators, answering phones etc).
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or a related field is preferred.
A minimum of one year construction or purchasing experience is required, preferably with a Homebuilding Company.
Customer service and/or order entry experience preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Prior Brix Software experience preferred.
Please visit us on the web at http://www.frontlinesourcegroup.com
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D. Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S. Clients will not sponsor visas.
Frontline Source Group™ is one of the fastest growing Information Technology, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, Administrative, and Clerical staffing and direct hire firms with offices throughout Texas (Arlington, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Houston Galleria, Lewisville, West Houston, San Antonio, Sugar Land, and The Woodlands), Tennessee (Nashville and Brentwood), and Arizona (Phoenix and Scottsdale).
Frontline specializes in matching top talent with companies for direct, contract, and contract-to-hire placements. We work with clients and candidates in all areas of the United States.