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Purchaser / Buyer - Construction

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Pittsburgh, PA
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Job Description

Purchaser / Buyer – Construction

Highland Consulting Group is a nationwide recruiting firm that focuses on placing top construction talent within the commercial, institutional and industrial sectors.

We are recruiting an experienced Purchaser / Buyer preferably with construction purchasing experience. Our client is a larger regional contractor in the Pittsburgh area. This position is extremely important to the success of the company and reports directly to the President. This department oversees the purchasing of day to day consumables, specialty items, office equipment, machinery, vehicles, and other misc. items. We are recruiting for individuals that are highly organized, motivated and great negotiators. No travel is anticipated.


  • Source and qualify vendors as necessary in order to meet project demands
  • Ensure that materials are delivered as scheduled
  • Collaborate with suppliers, vendors and Project Managers to establish and improve relationships, quality and overall partnerships
  • Reduce and/or maintain material costs through cost saving techniques along with strategic negotiation with vendors
  • Negotiate all vendor pricing of all front end commodities
  • Analyze multiple vendor bids and create all project budgets
  • Negotiate and monitor master contract agreements and vendor work scopes
  • Responsible for creation and distribution of all purchase orders and variance purchase orders
  • Continuously monitor and update vendor pricing
  • Manage a team of three purchasing professionals


  • 10 years experience working as a Purchasing Manager in the construction industry – preferred
  • Experience with direct purchasing
  • Experience with direct import preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have experience negotiated large contracts
  • Experience managing a large volume purchasing department
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must be extremely organized
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


This company cares about and is committed to the well being of its employees and their families. This commitment is reflected in a comprehensive benefit package provided to all employees. This package includes items such as well define lucrative Department Bonus, Company Bonus program, Healthcare Insurance, Life Insurance, paid Vacation, and other valuable incentives


If you are interested in this opportunity, and you have the experience and meet the job qualifications, please apply using the “Apply” link below. If you have questions about this opportunity, feel free to call me @ 724-8376336 or email me

David O'Connor
Managing Director
Highland Consulting Group
2000 Tower Way
Suite 2041
Greensburg, PA 15601


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