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Purchasing Data Specialist

Mattamy Homes

Mattamy Homes

Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024


Ottawa, Ontario Hybrid (3 days/week in office)


Mattamy Homes Canada



Employment Type:


Reports to:

Manager, Purchasing

When it comes to forward-thinking homebuilding and thoughtfully planned communities, Canadians think of Mattamy Homes. And that success is centred on a foundation of great people, because our team is as solid as they come. At Mattamy, we are optimistic, hardworking and supportive. Together we learn and grow as we strive to create a positive impact in the homebuilding industry. Contributing to the Mattamy Way means being surrounded by caring people who encourage you to be exactly who you are. It means your opinion is invited and your contributions count. And it means a career filled with pride, knowing you’re part of an environmentally-conscious, action-oriented organization with big plans for the future. The opportunity to bring the future of living to homeowners based on what Canadians value is exciting – and we’re making it happen.

Learn more about what makes working at Mattamy special and our award-winning culture.

What we offer

The Purchasing Data Specialist will be responsible for the timely and accurate core data management of the construction activities to support the business operations. The Purchasing Data Specialist plays a crucial role in ensuring the data is available for our internal departments to ensure a positive experience for our customer experience and construction operations.

What you’ll do

  • Responsible for the maintenance and consistency of existing set-ups, master codes and descriptions for all homeowner and trade facing materials and act as the key gatekeeper ensuring consistency, accuracy and adherence to such.
  • Supports the Design Studio in the identification, pricing and sales set-up of new products, material and processes that will better suit the home market, while maintaining the Design Center Option Master database in JD Edwards (JDE) as required
  • Liaise with Architecture to ensure complete and accurate data is received and ready for input prior to sales launches.
  • Extracts & format budget reports from JDE for Vice President (VP) & Division President (DP) level approvals. Completes the digital entry of the approved direct cost budgets for projects into the JDE system within strict deadlines.
  • Support Finance Post Budget Review and other direct cost requests by validating direct costs and providing variance analysis vs the community launch proforma
  • Develop and maintain weekly and monthly reporting that highlights the department’s latest outlook vs pre-launch proformas and 5-year plan
  • Adheres to division-wide requirements for purchasing and production information required for entry into BuildPro and JDE, and act as the key gatekeeper ensuring consistency, accuracy and adherence to such, ensuring timely delivery of purchase orders from JDE to Build Pro
  • Provides administrative support to the Contracts Managers and Department VP and other duties as requested in support of overall data maintenance & support.
  • Strive for continuous improvement of both financial and operational processes within the procurement department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you bring

  • Degree or Certification in Information Management, Data Analytics or similar education.
  • 2+ years of progressive experience working with data management specialization
  • In-depth knowledge of data retrieval, data scrubs, and overall data-management.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude required.
  • Self-motivated, prioritizes tasks and works independently with minimum supervision.
  • Strong analytical ability required to accurately compare and contrast multiple data sets and transform into useable feedback.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel).
  • Ability to prepare and analyze budgets and reports.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines.
  • Perform data integrity and quality audits regularly.

Bonus points

  • Experience working with JD Edwards platform.
  • Experience working with Power BI.
  • Knowledge of retail operations.

We encourage applicants who meet most of the role requirements to hit that submit button and apply! It’s okay if you don’t have 100% of the requirements. If you’re the right candidate, we’ll help you learn and grow.

Who we are

Mattamy Homes is the largest privately owned homebuilder in North America, with 40-plus years of history across Canada and the United States. Every year, Mattamy helps more than 8,000 families realize their dream of home ownership. In Canada, our communities stretch across the Greater Toronto Area as well as in Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton.

Be yourself. We want it that way.

At Mattamy, we're passionate ab​​out creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work. Diversity and inclusion are important to the work we do to support our homebuyers, colleagues, and communities. From how we build our teams to cultivating our leaders, we're on a journey toward a welcoming, barrier-free culture for everyone. ​​​​

Mattamy Homes Canada is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation through any aspects of the selection process, please notify us on your application and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Qualified applicants will be contacted directly by the Talent Acquisition team.