Purchasing Manager

Xcel Mechanical Systems is seeking an energetic and experienced Purchasing Manager to lead our Purchasing Department. The Purchasing Manager will price, procure and provide all necessary equipment, material, tools and subcontracted services for small to large mechanical and plumbing construction projects across the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area. Ideal candidates please note: This is an immediate opening.


  • Maintain existing vendor relationships, create new vendor relationships as needed
  • Maintain and/or secure payment terms and discounts with all vendors
  • Interact daily with our experienced team of project managers, superintendents, field foremen and project estimators to fulfill project demands
  • Obtain multiple vendor quotes to stay within project budgets
  • Receive and execute job purchase orders within projected timelines
  • Receive and execute daily purchase orders
  • Manage and maintain all purchase order files and inventory
  • Maintain purchase order tracking system for project equipment, materials and subcontracted services
  • Manage and mentor assigned Purchasing Administrator
  • Collaborate with Accounting Department


  • Extensive knowledge of commercial plumbing and mechanical equipment and materials
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Five years of work-related experience in the plumbing and mechanical field
  • History of buying experience
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Quick and sound decision-making abilities with exceptional follow-through
  • Ability to adapt to changing environment and handle multiple priorities
  • Highly motivated and flexible personality that embraces a proactive and face-paced environment


  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays, sick time
  • Health insurance coverage with company participation
  • Dental insurance coverage
  • Employer paid life insurance coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Paid weekly
  • Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Job Type: Full-time