Construction Buyer

U-Haul Tempe , AZ 85280

Posted 2 months ago

8162 S Priest Dr, Tempe, Arizona 85284 United States of America

U-Haul is seeking a Construction Buyer at our Corporate office in Phoenix Arizona. This person will be responsible for interviewing vendors, obtaining competitive bids for major purchases, negotiating with vendors on price, quality service and delivery as required by U-Haul, and awarding contracts. The Construction Buyer will also consult on quality control and product deficiency situations, expedite critical items, and furnish lead time advice. Other related duties will be assigned as required within the Purchasing Department.


  • Experience working with commercial construction purchasing

  • Familiar with computerized purchasing systems, and the Oracle Purchasing Module

  • Excellent communication and negotiation

  • Experience in purchasing building materials

  • Manufacturing or Production buying experience desired

  • Familiar with, or the ability to read blueprints/drawings

  • SAP experience

  • Proficient with Excel


  • Degree in Purchasing or Materials Management or the equivalent in work experience. 4-5 years purchasing experience.

U-Haul is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, provincial, state or local law. Individual accommodations are available on requests for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Information obtained during this process will only be shared on a need to know basis.

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