Purchasing Coordinator in San Diego, CA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Responsible for bidding, negotiating and contracting for all direct construction trade partners


  • Review all plans and specifications from a cost perspective identifying areas, which warrant detailed review, negotiate and execute on every opportunity to reduce costs
  • Research new products and processes from a cost and value basis
  • Assist in monthly budget reviews
  • Research and pre-qualify trade partners who can provide cost effective construction, service, and quality
  • Develop and maintain general, specific, and inclusive scope of work documents depending on work to be accomplished
  • Prepare and maintain standard and custom feature lists for all communities
  • Participate with other operations team members in selecting qualified bidders from master bid list
  • Analyze bids for completeness and accuracy. Assist in selection of preferred bidder based on competitiveness and ability to fulfill contract requirements
  • Monitor trade partner performance and assist in efforts to ensure trade partner complies with contract requirements
  • Resolve specification and plan conflicts
  • Orient all sales personnel on each new community with regard to specifications, options, quality of materials and competition's specifications. Be available to answer specification questions from other associates
  • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with all potential and existing trade associates
  • Assist in the validation of material takeoffs as necessary
  • May be required to cross train for position(s) within the division organizational structure from time to time, as required
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • Two (2) – four (4) years, minimum, residential construction experience in field operations, purchasing or construction management
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • High degree of construction knowledge
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintain regular attendance and punctuality relative to daily work schedule is required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Accepts constructive feedback
  • Team player


The ability to operate a motor vehicle, climb stairs, climb ladders, bend, stoop, reach, lift, and move and/or carries equipment which may be more than 25 pounds. Finger dexterity may be required to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.


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