Purchase Manager / Assistant Project Manager
Managed invoices, verified bid prices against purchase prices and rectified discrepancies. Monitored correspondence among corporate, contractors and subcontractors, maintained e-mail and paper information files. Updated automated contacts network, and communicated with client spokesmen including executives, management and crew leaders. Served as a liaison with legal representatives. Maintained records for fuel and rental equipment usage, confirmed specifications for construction materials, researched and selected vendors. Adjusted job costs and verified job phase codes. Also managed its Plan Center, both with physical and electronic check-ins.
- Identified errors in accounting that achieved significant savings for RCC. Also negotiated supplier deals that enhanced profit, which in turn funded a major research and development initiative - without burdening current cash funds.
- Created system to track material returns. Recovered roughly $93,000 in returns over two years.
- Served as member of Safety Committee.