Senior Plumbing Buyer (Commercial Construction)

Location Cerritos
Contact name: Anne Pecho

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Job ref: 3338
Published: 2 months ago

Plumbing Buyer (Commercial Construction)

Salary: Permanent, full-time job offering competitive salaries, insurance, 401k w/ Match, and career growth opportunities.

Job Summary:

As a Plumbing Purchasing Agent, your role is to work closely with distributors to purchase various plumbing parts, materials, and equipment necessary for the completion of projects. You will be responsible for ordering materials based on the Purchase Order and following the company guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and placing orders for various Plumbing parts and equipment as specified in Purchase Orders in a timely and efficient manner

  • Maintaining good and positive working relationships with distributors, suppliers, and internal departments.

  • Researching and evaluating products and distributors according to key business criteria (quality, specifications, price, availability, etc.) and reviewing each Purchase Order for accuracy of technical specifications

  • Providing assistance in project estimates, cost analysis, purchases, and job cost completion.

  • Negotiating pricing with all vendors and ensuring product pricing/invoicing consistency

  • Inventory monitoring/Forecasting and maintaining the accuracy of materials ordered and received

  • Reviewing monthly vendor statements for accuracy before processing

  • Communicating with vendors and industry business partners

  • Developing standard operating procedures for the purchasing department

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Eight or more years of purchasing experience for a plumbing company

  • Inventory monitoring/Forecasting experience

  • Wholesale and Distribution Channel experience

  • Local and stable work history