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McKinstry Buyer in Seattle, Washington

Build the future, spark innovation and align your career with purpose. McKinstry is innovating the waste and climate harm out of the built environment and creating lasting impact. Together, we're building a thriving planet. Buildings are a leading contributor to the climate crisis, generating nearly 40% of total global energy-related carbon emissions. We're making a lasting impact on our industry and within our communities by addressing the climate, affordability and equity crises through: renewables and energy services engineering and design construction and facility services To get where we're going, we need big thinkers, problem solvers and collaborative mindsets. Does that sound like you? The Opportunity with McKinstry: We are currently seeking a Buyer to join McKinstry as a member of our Purchasing team. If you enjoy collaborating with a team and interacting with customers, have strong attention to detail, and aspire to work in the construction supply chain field, this may be a perfect position for you. Purchasing As a Buyer, you will be tasked with processing purchase requests received via face-to-face, through email, or our purchasing hotline. You may be asked to prequalify and develop suppliers, prepare bid lists, qualify bidders, and conduct bid evaluations. Preparing, issuing, and administering purchase orders will be a weekly occurrence in this role while ensuring compliance with contractual terms. You will then process and verify invoices to confirm supplier performance and compliance. Communication Strong communication skills will take you far in this position. You will work closely with field and project teams in a customer-focused manner. You will be tasked with escalating equipment requisitions to Purchasing Agents or the Purchasing Manager promptly. As a buyer, you will own transactions from creation through completion while ensuring a thorough follow-up. What You Need to Succeed at McKinstry: Bachelor's degree in construction management or supply Chain Management preferred or equivalent work experience. Basic understanding of purchasing principles preferred. Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills including a high degree of attention to detail required. Ability to quickly learn new computer software applications. Experience in the construction environment is preferred. PeopleFirst Benefits When it comes to the basics, we have you covered: Competitive pay 401(k) with employer match and profit-sharing plan Paid time off and holidays Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision with low or zero deductible options and low out of pocket maximums People come first at McKinstry, and we go beyond the basic benefits with: Family formation benefits, including adoption and IVF assistance. Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave. Transgender inclusive benefits Commuter benefits Pet insurance "Building Good" paid community service time. Learning and advancement opportunities via McKinstry University. McKinstry Moves onsite gyms or reimbursement for remote workers. See benefit plan documents for complete details. If you're driven by our vision to build a thriving planet together, McKinstry is the place to build your career. The pay range for this position is $24.36- $39.28 per hour; however, base pay offered my vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This is a non-exempt role and will be paid hourly. A bonus may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Base pay information is based on market location. The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all emp