Purchasing Coordinator

 

 

Blackfin Real Estate Investors is seeking a Purchasing Coordinator to join our growing team. We are seeking a motivated, independent self-starter with relevant experience to oversee a portfolio of purchasing activities for multifamily renovation projects. This position reports directly to the Contracts Manager.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Generate and distribute purchase orders through the Project Management software system, RedTeam.

  • Track existing orders.

  • Review all materials invoices for accuracy and contact vendor for necessary changes.

  • Enter material invoices into the RedTeam software and route them for Project Manager approval to confirm delivery of materials or if credit memos are required.

  • Monitor pricing for all unit materials to ensure within unit cost budget and notify Blackfin Associate/Project Manager team of price changes.

  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers and find comparable/competitive pricing on all materials.

  • Assist with implementation of policy and procedural enhancements to improve efficiency and effectiveness of purchasing.

  • Initiate scope changes within Blackfin unit renovations as directed.

  • Support Project Management team by ordering materials once units are added to the renovation tracker.

  • Contact vendors for budgetary quotations for materials in unit cost preparation/unit analysis, as needed.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree, preferred

  • 3-5 years of construction market experience, multi-family real estate preferred

  • Basic accounting knowledge and experience

  • Time management skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, and excellent written and oral communications skills

Blackfin Real Estate Investors, LLC is a Virginia based multi‐family investment platform founded in 2016 by Andrew Buchanan and Doug Root to capitalize on over 30 collective years of experience and expertise in the apartment investment business. Since its inception in the Fall of 2016, Blackfin has acquired approximately 4,500 units across 13 assets in its target markets including Boston, Suburban Maryland, Suburban Virginia, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh‐Durham. Blackfin's growing team consists of 31 industry professionals with strong expertise across finance, asset management, construction, and accounting.

 

Blackfin Real Estate Investors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on any basis. We strive to create a meritocracy where all employees can meaningfully contribute, develop and thrive.

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