Construction Purchasing Specialist

PJS Group is seeking a Construction Purchasing Specialist to join our Pre-Construction team. PJS Group is an experienced civil engineering and electrical contractor in the tristate area currently realizing continued growth and success. PJS Group has built a solid reputation based on knowledge, experience, reliability and general excellence. The position will be based in our state of the art New Rochelle office.

About the Job

The Construction Purchasing Specialist is responsible for understanding the procurement/buying process and assisting the team in completing this process. You will work with the team to provide the knowledge, skills and experience required to make sure multiples deadlines are met. You must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment.

Essential Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Proven track record understanding the procurement/buying process
• Work with team preparing detailed RFQ's for multi-million dollar projects
• Manage RFQ's evaluation/analysis, bid leveling and vendor compliance
• Understand project goals and deadlines
• Read and understand specifications and plan drawings and develop accurate take offs
• Solicit, evaluate and negotiate sub-contractor & supplier quotes and follow up
• Processing PO's/ Sub-Contracts and support estimating with purchase request
• Perform vendor due diligence and vendor management
• Coordinate/Manage/Negotiate bidder interviews

Required Experience and Knowledge:

• B.S. in Construction Management or Civil Engineering a plus 2-4 years' construction buying/expediting experience (related Project Management Experience which included procurement is also acceptable)
• Understanding of design and construction public sector NYC
• Knowledge of proposals, procurement, vendor inspection and qualification
• Commitment to detail and strong sense of urgency
• Strong computer skills.
• Ability to build positive and sustainable relationships with peers, subordinates and vendors
• Organized, with strong attention to detail
• Knowledge of HCSS a plus

What we will do for you:

• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Paid Holidays, Vacation and PTO Days
• 401k
• Life and Disability Insurance

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