Materials Buyer – Commercial Landscape Company

The Standard in Commercial Landscape Construction – 50 years strong!

Summary

The Landscape Buyer’s primary responsibility is to procure top notch materials on time and under budget and to provide submittals to operations – Directly reports to the Purchasing Manager

Essentials

  • Salary – $70,000 – $80,000
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits
  • PTO, Sick Leave
  • Career Path Opportunity
  • Annual Company Bonus Program

Job Responsibilities

  • Purchase Plant and other Landscape Construction Materials
  • Source, negotiate and purchase submittal-approved irrigation materials
  • Purchase Dry goods
  • Analysis of vendor spreadsheets.
  • Sourcing, negotiating and purchasing of submittal-approved plant materials.
  • Analysis of vendor spreadsheets for plant buyout.
  • Sourcing and re-sourcing substitute plant material as demanded in the current “empty shelf” environment 
  • Ongoing communication with project team members regarding potential overages and opportunities to re-coup costs.
  • Accuracy review of all material requests to intercept mistakes prior to delivery.
  • Daily purchase order entries.
  • Emailing all superintendents, foreman and project managers with delivery times
  • Contract grow set- up and terms negotiation.
  • Tree tagging vendor contact information spreadsheets.
  • Cash Flow Spreadsheet maintenance for accounting dept.
  • Regular sourcing of new vendors.
  • Negotiating payment terms, discounts, deliveries. 

Accounting Related Tasks 

  • Purchase order/Invoice reconciliation 
  • Monthly review of Project Manager Job Lists and reconciliation with Purchase Order Balance Reports.
  • Any and all other tasks necessary to assist in the efficiency of the department. 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 yr. experience in Irrigation or Landscape Construction Materials
  • Strong organizational and negotiating skills
  •  Administrative / Accounting Skills
  • Some College Preferred
  • Computer Skills – Excel, MS Office Suite

*Please Submit Resume – Response within two business days ! 

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If you qualify email us your resume.  You will receive a reply within 2 business days!

  • Accepted file types: pdf.

To apply for this job email your details to lance@careerlandscapesearch.com