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Purchasing Manager

  • Location:

    East Brunswick, New Jersey

  • Sector:

    Construction & Development

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$85000.00 - US$150000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022024-81292_1706901375

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


Purchasing Manager

Real Estate Development firm specializing in multifamily and mixed-use properties is looking to add to it's in-house Construction team. The Purchasing Manager will execute pre-construction planning through efficient value engineering, estimating, and procurement.


  • Support the Development team by performing take-offs, estimates, bid analysis, and negotiating change orders

  • Procurement of cost-effective materials necessary for project completion

  • Coordinate with vendors, subcontractors, engineers, and architects to assure that project details are aligned with project specifications

  • Manage the construction procurement schedule, reporting, and job costs and variances

  • Review architectural and engineering documents for design deficiencies, and recommend alternate solutions

  • Maintain project buy out report and assist in budget preparation.

  • Establish and adhere to Policies and Procedures.


  • 5+ years of experience within a residential Development or Construction company

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Construction Management, or related field

  • Established knowledge of technical construction processes:

    • Estimating, Specifications, Bidding, Contract Negotiation

  • Familiarity with the value of construction materials and the associated costs of work performed

  • Capable of identifying ways to obtain significant savings, increase productivity, and increase revenue

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.