• Purchasing Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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    Company : Name
    Gilbane Building Company
  • Overview

    The Purchasing Manager will manage an extensive Contractor Buy-out/Purchasing Process. 


    • Develop positive relationships with trade contractors, vendors, jobsite personnel, Gilbane department personnel and other business unit offices
    • Manage the pre-bid and post-bid process with the operations team
    • Write (author) scopes of work and be able to provide constructive feedback to project executives when reviewing their scopes of work
    • Read and understand drawings and specifications
    • Understand and have knowledge of trade jurisdictions (separation of work scopes)
    • Create bid documents, contracts, purchase orders, consultant agreements and amendments
    • Expedite all contract documents sent out for execution
    • Oversee evaluation and approval of subcontractors for optimum quality and value
    • Work with Risk Management Group and Operations Team to ensure compliance with pre-qualification requirements



    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 12 years of purchasing or construction experience
    • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


    • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook
    • Ability to prepare and interpret specifications, analyze bids, and prepare and maintain procurement records and reports
    • Negotiation/conflict resolution skills
    • Proficient in Public Speaking and ability to lead large meetings with confidence
    • Basic understanding of construction law, contract and risk management
    • Basic understanding of insurance
    • Ability to read construction drawings and understand specifications


    Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.


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