Purchasing Agent, Doors & Door Hardware

Purchasing · Copiague, NY

RENU Milburn (RM) is a third-generation operation founded in 1959 originally as a retail and commercial flooring business. Throughout 60 years, the business has diversified and transformed as we cultivated a leading and innovative full-service General Contracting, Restoration, and Construction Management firm, RENU Contracting Restoration. Servicing clients throughout the Long Island, New York tri-state region our dedication to our customers is the foundation of what allowed these two companies to Operations Management stand together as one.


As a key member of the procurement team, the incumbent will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and managing relationships with suppliers to ensure a seamless and cost-effective supply chain. The role requires a blend of negotiation skills, door industry knowledge, and collaboration with internal teams to enhance our overall procurement strategy and support the company’s growth. If you have a proven track record in procurement within the door distribution industry and are ready to contribute to a dynamic and thriving organization, we invite you to join our team.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Source and procure quality materials for door installation, ensuring cost-effectiveness and timely delivery
  • Collaborate with suppliers to negotiate favorable terms, prices, and payment conditions
  • Evaluate supplier performance, conduct regular audits, and address any issues to maintain a reliable supply chain
  • Stay informed about market trends, industry developments, and pricing fluctuations to make informed purchasing decisions
  • Work closely with internal teams, such as project management and warehouse staff, to optimize inventory levels and meet production schedules
  • Create and maintain accurate records of purchase orders, agreements, and supplier information
  • Monitor and manage inventory levels to prevent shortages and excess stock, implementing efficient inventory control measures
  • Seek opportunities for cost reduction without compromising product quality
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve overall operational efficiency and contribute to the company’s success
  • Monitor material needs submitted by Project Managers of Sunrise Division
  • Ensure approved projects submitted to order align with estimated values and remain under budget
  • Research products including part number validation and equivalents to compare costs or lead times
  • Coordinate with the warehouse on stock material availability and transfer associated costs in the accounting system
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders and enter commitments into the accounting system
  • Provide weekly reporting of order acknowledgments and ship dates
  • Enforce proper procedure for reporting discrepancies by submitting within the workflow website used by all divisions.
  • Review and resolve receiving discrepancies reported by the warehouse team, including contacting vendors for missing packing slips or missing/incorrect material
  • Review and resolve invoice discrepancies reported by the accounting team, including contacting vendors for invoice corrections or debit memos
  • Serve as purchasing backup for Renu’s other divisions

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field such as Business, Supply Chain Management, Construction Management, or a related discipline preferred
  • Proven experience as a Purchasing Agent or in a similar role within the door industry preferred
  • Practical experience in negotiating contracts, terms, and prices with suppliers
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining relationships with vendors, ensuring reliability and quality of supplies
  • Experience in managing budgets and costs associated with procurement activities



  • Ability to negotiate favorable terms, contracts, and prices with suppliers
  • Capacity to analyze cost estimates, market trends, and budget implications
  • Effective communication with vendors, project teams, and other stakeholders
  • Strong organizational abilities to manage multiple tasks and timelines
  • Capability to research and evaluate potential suppliers and market conditions
  • Understanding of budgeting, cost estimation, and financial implications in procurement
  • Ability to identify and address challenges in the procurement process
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with vendors and stakeholders
  • Familiarity with construction materials, their specifications, and industry standards
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risks associated with procurement activities
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and analytical abilities
Company Benefits include:

Employee Benefits:

401k/Safe-Harbor/Profit Sharing/Medical/Dental/Vision/Flex Spending Accounts/Life Insurance and more.

Opportunity to work for a construction company with a great environment, company culture, and work/life balance.

Please provide an up-to-date resume outlining your experience for the position and your salary requirements.

Candidates who meet our selection criteria will be contacted for the next step in our hiring process. Thank you for your interest in our position. We appreciate the time you have taken to apply with us.

RENU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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