Residential Construction Purchaser


OakWood is a fourth-generation family run Design & Build business in Ottawa that specializes in innovatively designed, energy efficient residential and commercial buildings. We’re all about providing the highest standards of excellence for home renovation and building services in the Ottawa region.


We’re looking for a Residential Construction Purchaser to join our growing in-house renovation and new homes team. You’ll work side-by-side with other project managers, designers, estimators, and project consultants in an environment that fosters collaboration and creativity. We’re all problem solvers helping our clients transform their homes into functional yet beautiful living spaces.


*Source, evaluate and recommend potential Trade Partners & Suppliers based on price, quality, logistics efficiency, and future potential
*Build new, and manage existing Trade Partner & Supplier relationships, ensuring contracts are negotiated and updated as required
*Provide up to date costing, both incoming and replacement for preparation of price lists, quotations, and contracts
*Collaborate to identify innovative approaches to improve product & service quality and increase purchasing efficiency
*Review proposals and change orders to ensure that they are accurate and provide enough description


*Excellent communication skills and an ability to get your great ideas across quickly and clearly
*Can read and interpret construction drawings
*Proficient in Excel, Word & Outlook
*You have a minimum of 3 years of purchasing experience within the residential construction industry
*A Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP) accreditation is an asset
*You have experience in residential Interiors and Exteriors in both renovations and new construction
*You have experience in understanding scopes of work and negotiating pricing based on knowledge
*Someone who revels in a fast paced, dynamic environment and has a thirst to always be learning
*A team player who’s always asking, “what can I do to help?”


There’s no limits on your income potential. You’ll start with a competitive base salary that’s commensurate with your experience. But you’ll also be rewarded for hard work, client satisfaction and productivity.
If this position describes you and you’re ready to join our dynamic team? Send us your resume now and let’s meet to discuss the next step in your career with OakWood.

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