Director of Purchasing – Commercial Construction

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #38575
  • Salary: $120,000

Position Overview – Director of Purchasing for Commercial Construction:
We are seeking a Director of Purchasing to oversee procurement and purchasing processes for multiple commercial construction projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in strategic sourcing, supplier management, and cost optimization in the construction industry.

Compensation: $120,000 – $160,000/year

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Responsibilities as the Director of Purchasing for Commercial Construction:

Purchasing Management:

  • Review and coordinate Owner Contracts.
  • Participate in Project Hand-off meetings with Estimating and Project Management teams.
  • Analyze bids and select subcontractors/vendors.
  • Manage Scope of Work Database for all trades.
  • Maintain vendor and subcontractor communication.
  • Forecast trade purchasing trends.

Subcontracts and Purchase Orders:

  • Develop and execute purchasing strategies.
  • Coordinate and track buyout schedules.
  • Monitor buyout results against budgets.
  • Ensure schedule commitments in subcontracts/purchase orders.
  • Eliminate scope gaps between trades.

Risk Management/Prequalification:

  • Handle subcontractor and vendor pre-qualifications.
  • Maintain TradeTapp data and approvals.
  • Recommend bonding or risk management tools.
  • Monitor subcontractor utilization and expand the subcontractor pool.
  • Maintain key subcontractor and vendor relationships.
  • Conduct Lessons Learned meetings with Estimating.

Qualifications for the Director of Purchasing for Commercial Construction :

  • 10+ years in Estimating and Project Management of commercial construction.
  • Proven buyout process success.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Architecture.
  • Proficiency in Blue Beam and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of AIA Contract Agreements and General Conditions.
  • Broad understanding of construction materials, systems, facades, and MEP systems.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 38575