Location: Vancouver, WA

Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing regional homebuilder– seeks an organized, responsive and collaborative Purchasing Administrative Assistant to support our busy Purchasing team. This is a full-time, in-office non-exempt position in Vancouver, WA.

PLH offers a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental and vision benefits plus a 401(k) retirement savings plan. This role is also eligible for profit sharing.

An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered.

PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. Please see our website for additional information:  www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

For more details about our Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/Hud-5EsJ2fw

Purchasing Administrative Assistant Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and verifying trade partner insurance, contracts and licenses.
  • Cross training and assisting in job start creation and purchase order processes.
  • Updating One Note resources to ensure current options and standards are reflected.
  • Maintaining sales specification documents in MS Word.
  • Processing quarterly rebate requests.
  • Reviewing home design changes and distributing documentation to purchasing team.
  • Validating flooring vendor options/sales.
  • Suggesting ideas to streamline operations.
  • Providing Company telephone support as needed in a professional manner.
  • Completing other administrative projects as assigned.

Purchasing Administrative Assistant Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • High school or equivalent with applicable work experience; some college coursework or Associates degree preferred.
  • Past work in construction/homebuilding industry is a plus.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task effectively; proven accuracy and follow through.
  • Welcoming and personable; demonstrates outstanding customer service skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. A confident yet friendly telephone demeanor.
  • Capable using basic construction mathematics.
  • Past work with purchase order processes.
  • Proficiency with MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with purchasing software is preferred, but not required.
  • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability.
  • Cheerfully and adeptly handles interruptions and competing priorities; adapts accordingly based upon organizational needs.
  • Demonstrates initiative and problem-solving skills with a “can-do” approach.
  • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities

Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

For consideration, please forward:

  1. A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link: https://pacificlifestylehomes.topgradingonline.com/job_openings/purchasing-administrative-assistant?utm_campaign=direct_links&utm_medium=job-boards&utm_source=

    NOTE: A complete Career History Form is needed for consideration.

  2. Upload your résumé and cover letter.

If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our hiring process facilitator at: PAA@TJandassociates.com

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.