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Purchasing Manager



Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2022
About Mosaic:
At Mosaic, our mission is to make places people love and to make those places widely available. As a tech-enabled general contractor for the residential development industry, we partner with the nation's most innovative developers to transform how communities are created and delivered. Come build with us!
Mosaic is a strong fit for individuals who are passionate about solving the upstream challenges of homebuilding, and who thrive in cross-disciplinary teams of software developers, designers, and construction managers.
About this Opportunity:
You will work cross functionally to research and gather information needed to establish accurate housing budgets and optimized purchasing data.
*The Purchasing Manager must maintain a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

We Are Looking For Candidates Who Are:

  • Inquisitive.
  • Meticulous and detail oriented.
  • Persistent.
  • Constantly seeking ways to identity and resolve root cause issues.
  • Eager to learn.
  • Self-starters.
  • Tech savvy.
  • Strong written and verbal communicators.
  • Team players.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop preliminary budgets for vertical construction independently and in collaboration with trade partners.
  • Perform high level constructability review of construction documents for multiple product types.
  • Document plan evolution on projects as plans are developed from Design Documents to Construction Documents.
  • Maintain and update bid analysis spreadsheet projecting out total project costs.
  • Track project costs throughout construction and regularly compare to budget until project completion.
  • Evaluate all bids and estimates for completeness, ensuring they are per specs, plan specifics and include all appropriate details.
  • Meet with subcontractors to verify scope, workload capacities and capabilities to perform on each project.
  • Prepare and distribute invitations to bid for new projects and plan changes.
  • Negotiate and award trade partner contracts based on best-qualified bids, including those with optimal pricing, quality, workload capacity, and ability to meet established work schedules.
  • Negotiate and resolve contract changes/issues and price change requests, including effective and good through dates.
  • Review trade payments for accuracy.
  • Participate in the architectural VE process.
  • Maintain vendor/trade partner database with current entity information, contact information and understanding scope capabilities for each company.
  • Solicit and receive feedback from operations on subcontractor performance to help determine right subcontractors for future projects.
  • Network and research to find new trades to establish a team of trade partners that is best in class for each scope of work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College or technical education preferred.
  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience working in a Purchasing Agent or Purchasing Manager role with residential construction builders.
  • Strong familiarity with blueprints and construction documents.
  • Demonstrated experience bidding out all vertical trades and awarding contracts for multiple production build communities.
  • Experience with project management/ERP software programs; MarkSystems a plus.
Company Benefits: Mosaic offers a competitive salary, 401(K), medical dental, vision, and life insurance, unlimited PTO, and a generous number of company holidays.
Company Work Environment Philosophy: Mosaic is a flex-first work environment, meaning some of the roles are worked primarily on a remote basis with some visibility to the corporate offices while others are worked physically in the corporate office or other such assigned in-person physical hub with some flexibility for occasional remote. These schedules are pre-designed and physical workspaces pre-determined based specifically on the position and visibility needs.
EEO Statement: The equal employment opportunity policy of this employer provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, familial status, disability, or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. This employer hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.