Purchasing and Estimating Manager



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9D81238919
  • Posted: September 19, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Purchasing and Estimating Manager.

Reporting to the VP of Production, the successful candidate will oversee a team of two estimators within the residential construction industry. This organization offers much room for upward mobility both locally and across Canada.

The Role:

  • Responsible for estimating/purchasing functions for residential construction projects
  • Maintain typical model pricing and generate pricing for residential construction projects
  • Lead the Estimating Team and manage the departmental budget
  • Annually review contracts and manage the tendering process
  • Resolve high level differences with suppliers
  • Update and maintain the spec and scope of work
  • Pricing new models and research products 
  • Regulating and evaluating the Cost of Goods Sold with the goal to reduce costs
  • Supervise, coach, develop and empower estimating staff
The Ideal Candidate:

  • 7 plus years of relevant work experience and minimum Architectural Technologist or Certified Engineering Technologist post-secondary diploma
  • Solid business judgment and leadership skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Communicate effectively with staff, managers, sub-trades and customers
  • Excellent time management, reporting, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and estimating software
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are proficient in AutoCAD
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Danika Prud'homme, Branch Manager - Ottawa Region. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-OTT


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Danika Prud'Homme


Branch Manager, National Capital Region

  • 613.691.5203
  • dprudhomme@aplin.com

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