The position of Purchasing &
Estimating Manager for our Greenville Division is an integral part of the P
& E Department and will be involved in numerous facets of the company to
keep production running seamlessly. This position is a key point of contact for
builders in the field, our Trades, and our Accounting Department. This position
will report directly to the Operations Manager. This position will assist the
team with Change Orders, VPO’s, and Custom Options estimates.
Create initial and stage release
purchase orders for all construction starts
Obtain plot plans and detailed
construction drawings for creating of start packages
Process VPO requests from the field
for extra material
Process change orders requested by
Research and resolve vendor disputes
and problem invoices to improve accuracy of bids & takeoffs
Generate or obtain material takeoffs
and bids from vendors, enter data, verify accuracy, and maintain information
for custom option request
Assist construction personnel in
identifying opportunities to improve takeoffs and budgets based on VPOs
Generate projected profit reports at
job start and closing
Knowledgeable about the residential
construction industry including construction cost, materials, products, methods
Must have thorough knowledge of the
trades, vendors and equipment needed to complete the job, plus the ability to
identify potential opportunities for improvement.
Knowledge and familiarity with
blueprints, construction drawings and addendums are required.
Experience with doing and verifying
takeoffs and unit cost-based purchasing
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
several tasks without compromising quality of work or project deadlines.
Proven organization skills in a high
paced work environment.
Must be able to use word processing,
e-mail, spreadsheets, database software, creation of reports and database
Ability to review, analyze and
interpret information as well as trouble-shoot to solve problems.
Local candidates with familiarity of
Greenville area preferred
2-4-year degree in Construction or
Management is preferred
Prior experience in the homebuilding
industry is preferred, either with a homebuilder or a Trade/Supplier
Crescent Homes SC LLC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled