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Purchasing Coordinator


Cincinnati, OH
ID: 1029-264

Job Summary: 

Coordinates division purchasing and pricing information management processes including but not limited to:  costing, ensuring system data integrity, mediating field/trade communications, and assisting in the development of housing budgets.  Division purchasing function administrator.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provides general administrative support for purchasing department including routine processing of correspondence from rough or revised draft, data entry, preparation and/or maintenance of miscellaneous reports and vendor files.  May compile and verify information for reports.
  • Processes subcontractor bids; reviews and analyzes monthly cost changes to provide and maintain accurate sales pricing and housing budgets.
  • Manage the changes orders process to ensure change orders are being processed and cost are getting applied correctly
  • Responsible for fielding all Construction related question related to the Purchasing Department and mediating any day to day issues between our Trade Partners, Construction Supervisors, and Sales Team.
  • Responsible for projecting time frames of vendor transitions or changes to the Division.
  • Arranges training/ informational meetings with new or existing Trades to ensure proper expectations are established across all departments.
  • Responsible for building & ensuring that the Division’s data structure (costing) is constructed in an efficient way. 
  • Determining the criteria and format for vendor bids to be entered into JDE data base.
  • Maintain divisional specifications for the different product lines.
  • Ensuring all divisional and national rebate dollars are captured.
  • Review and update option sales prices regularly to maintain required margins.
  • Seeks out, compiles, and analyzes potential cost savings for the Division within the Market.
  • Performs additional assignments as requested by supervisor.

Required Skills

Skills and Abilities: 

General office and administrative skills to assist in the processing of departmental work flow.  Customer-service oriented with professional and courteous attitude.  Good verbal and written communication skills for interaction with a variety of people inside and outside of organization; ability to follow oral and written instructions.  Good working knowledge of word processing, estimating and spreadsheet software packages. 

Required Experience

Minimum Education Experience: 

College degree preferred with High School diploma required combined with at least three years of related work experience and/or training; general knowledge of administrative skills and office functions.

Work Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Office environment.


M/I Homes offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) profit sharing plan, employee stock purchase plan, employee home purchase plan and more.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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