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ManpowerGroup Purchasing Coordinator in Phoenix, Arizona

About KB Home

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilders in the United States and has been building quality homes for over 60 years. Today, KB Home operates in 38 markets across eight states, serving a wide array of buyer groups. What sets us apart is giving our customers the ability to personalize their homes from homesites and floor plans to cabinets and countertops, at a price that fits their needs. And as the first builder ever to make every home we build ENERGY STARĀ® certified, KB Home is able to not only design thoughtful living spaces but ones that lower the cost of homeownership. We also work with our customers every step of the way, building strong personal relationships so they have a real partner in the homebuying process and the experience is as simple and easy as possible. Learn more about how we build homes built on relationships by visiting kbhome.com.

JOB SUMMARY: Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for providing day-to-day support to the Purchasing department. This role requires coordinating with various departments, administering documentation, resolving internal and external issues relating to purchasing policies and/or procedures.


  • Maintain options: Includes changes driven by corporate or if model number/color changes occur from manufacturer. Research information with applicable trade partners, revising HB1 for studio/purchasing, revising contracts (if applicable), revising sales prices and studio displays.

  • Request new Whirlpool accounts for new communities and submitting standard set-up to Centralized Purchasing Administration based on specifications.

  • Starts/Late Changes: Review sold homes and submit plot plan requests. Review options prior to start being processed and correct contracting issues as needed.

  • Process late option changes in HB1 and ensure superintendents have necessary documentation.

  • Flooring: Coordinate with flooring trade partner to provide accurate takeoffs to Centralized Purchasing Administration for processing. Maintain flooring set-up in HB1.

  • Payment Research/Field Measurement Items: Research payment inquiries submitted by Trade Partners or via KB Trade Partners Online. Verify proper documentation is received for Field Measurement Items and submit to Centralized Purchasing Administration for processing. Maintain records for invoices processed via Field Measurement Items.

  • Review ESC scores on a weekly basis to ensure scores are entered and resolve any issues that are identified.

  • Organize and archive Purchasing documentation (work agreements, specification sheets, model discounts)


  • New vendor setup - coordinate with subcontractors and NAPA to ensure we have proper documentation in place

  • KBTPO - provide support, reset passwords, and train internal and external associates


  • Additional assignments as needed



  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or applicable work experience in related field is preferred


  • Minimum of 2 years of administrative experience

  • Construction product and process knowledge preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to multi task, prioritize, and meet deadlines, high level of organization required

  • Need to possess strong communication skills

  • Strong ability to work within a team-setting, inclusive of other's ideas, and a willingness to cooperate

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

Work Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain ethical behavior at all times

  • Periodic travel will be required

  • Need to be able to work a full work day with additional time after hours if needed

Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!

This position is being recruited by ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions RPO, on behalf of KB Home. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

ManpowerGroup is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a professional, high quality work environment. It is the policy of ManpowerGroup and all of its subsidiaries to recruit, train, promote, transfer, pay and take all employment actions without regard to an employee's race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.