Purchasing Manager

TRG ARCHITECTURE + INTERIOR DESIGN - San Mateo, CA

Full-time
Interior Design Purchasing Manager

TRG Architecture + Interior Design is seeking a Purchasing Manager. This person will be responsible for the purchase of all built-in products as well as FF&E specified by our award-winning interiors team. The Purchasing Manager will direct the entire procurement process, from ordering through installation, working closely with the Principal and staff interior designers and overseeing design assistants.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
  • Managing the firm’s high-volume of purchasing for residential interior design projects. Merchandise includes tile, slab, and other built-in finishes, as well as furnishings and décor
  • Managing/tracking project schedule for interior design team
  • Overseeing design assistants who help with procurement
  • Coordinating shipping, deliveries and installations
  • Managing vendors to meet firm deadlines
  • Coordinating with bookkeeper and office manager regarding vendor and client accounts
  • Weekly status reporting to Principal Designer
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 7 years’ procurement experience with high-end interior design, architecture or construction firm
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Studio Designer preferred
  • AutoCAD experience a plus
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize, manage deadlines, and work as a team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Valid driver's license and car
COMPENSATION:
Our compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position with generous benefits including health, vision, dental, and matching 401K plan.