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Sales Microsoft Office

Media, Pennsylvania, 19063, United States
January 31, 2018

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Linda D. McPartland

*** ********* *****, ***********, ** 19335

Cell 610-***-****

OBJECTIVE: I am looking to obtain a challenging position in purchasing/estimating where I can utilize my skills to gain efficiencies and growth for potential employer and expand on my existing construction knowledge.

QUALIFICATIONS - Attentive to detail, self-correcting, dependable, versatile, and hard-working. Effective communication and negotiation skills with client/vendors. Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and pressure of deadlines. Highly motivated to expand knowledge and skills. Manage multiple projects effectively and simultaneously.

SKILLS –JD Edwards, BuildPro/SupplyPro, IHMS/Marks System, AS400, Takeoff and Estimating, Construction and Blueprint Reading, Microsoft Office Products (word, excel, access, power point, outlook).


Formerly Cornell Homes, Ryland Homes and now CalAtlantic Homes, Media, PA (July, 2012 to current)

Purchasing Agent/Costing Manager

Community and Option set up in costing system for multiple communities (Tri-state area).

Negotiate and obtain bids from vendors for contract entry into costing system for mechanical trades, back end rough trades and appliances.

Research and solve vendor issues with work orders and miscellaneous items.

Work with Sales Team on option questions, option additions and different sales scenarios prior to agreement.

Process custom options and evaluate option sales prices based on costs.

Maintain material list for appliance trade.

Process lot release of purchase orders to JD Edwards and Buildpro.

Traditions of America, Radnor, PA (January, 2007 to July, 2012)


Process multiple custom estimates for five large communities as requested by Design Center involving all trades.

Establish take-offs on trades and maintain material list items on selected trades.

Analyze option structures and make corrections where necessary including discrepancies with contractors.

Negotiate and obtain bids from vendors as needed.

Establish acquired communities in Marks which includes setting up the development, options, budgets and contracts.

Verify and ratify addendums in Marks for option feasibility.

Prepare vendor cost agreements for upload into Marks.

Assist in training design center associates in option structure, custom option estimates, and processes within Marks.

Richmond American Homes of Pennsylvania, Glen Mills, PA (2004-2006)

Purchasing Trade Agent – Mechanical/Finish Trades

Interviewed and qualified subcontractors/vendors for 30+ trades to maintain bench strength.

Compiled and expedited contract information and documents.

Negotiated cost information for numerous house types and multiple design center options.

Prepared custom option pricing when requested by home buyers.

Subcontractor/Vendor quality assurance and mitigated subcontractor/vendor issues.

Purchasing Coordinator

Created multiple options and cost codes for building homes.

Tracked and maintained rebate tool and price and payment schedules.

Updated contracts for new subcontractors/vendors in Access.


*Associate, Associate in Science Business Administration - (2000), *Delaware County Community College, Media, Pennsylvania, *GPA: 3.45

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