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ColRich is a second-generation family owned residential real estate company based in the heart of Little Italy in Downtown San Diego. For over 40 years, ColRich has been an industry landmark continually recognized for integrating design and value into creative residential solutions. Our pioneering family-run company has grown to incorporate single-family homes, townhomes and mid-rise condominium construction into our development repertoire and has become one of the leading multifamily owners, with 14,000 units in the western United States.

Importantly, ColRich’s commitment to forward-thinking architecture, global design elements and attention to detail in product and service results in quality homes that truly appeal to homebuyers and renters. ColRich attracts development professionals who are highly motivated, self-driven and results oriented.

Our ideal candidate is someone who has humility, a strong work ethic, creativity and a sense of ownership of their role and responsibilities. These are the company’s core values and the foundation on which our company’s success is built upon.

How We Work – Our Core Values:

  • Family – We are a family run business and treat every member as such. ColRich relationships are based upon trust, transparency, and respect.
  • Work Ethic – The ColRich team brings passion to their work, always giving 100%. Our team members roll up their sleeves and are hands-on participants at every level of the organization, supporting their colleagues and the overall platform to produce the best product at the highest stand.
  • Humility – No matter the title or seniority level, every member remains grounded and in service to the team as a whole. Team members let the situation, instead of their title or ego, dictate how to best serve the company and one another.
  • Creativity – We have a creative and collaborative work environment that remains nimble in an ever-changing marketplace. We value new ideas and expect each team member to be adaptable beyond their core function. ColRich places a heavy emphasis on a constantly evolving workplace to create, develop and innovate.
  • Ownership – Every team member takes onus of their role. Knowing their role has a direct impact, each team member approaches their work with a pride of ownership.


  • Little Italy/Downtown location for convenient access great restaurants and after hour activities

  • Transit options paid by company including coaster, trolley and buses

  • Culture based events

About the Role:

The Design Purchasing Coordinator responsibilities are to help organize, purchase, and process materials and supplies needed to ensure the successful completion of projects.

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Work closely with the Project Team, Designers and Contractors

  • Place, confirm, and track a high-volume amount of purchase orders with multiple vendor

  • Create receiving reports for all merchandise ordered, to be used by staff and off-site warehouse vendors

  • Verify and document all warehouse receiving and inventory of merchandise through coordination with warehouse personnel

  • Ensure timely arrival of all orders via strong expediting skills

  • Track and locate missing merchandise; place claims on damaged merchandise

  • Organize and schedule returns with suppliers as needed

  • Negotiating pricing and services with warehouses; review contracts as necessary

  • Verify/approve invoices from suppliers against purchase orders

  • Misc. accounting: tracking accounts payables and receivables

  • Review project costs to ensure accuracy, comparing them to estimated costs, and identifying variances between them

  • Compare color selection sheets to floor plans and diagrams and verify proper quantities of materials have been requested

  • Assist Design Team and Director of Sales & Marketing with general department projects as needed


  • 1-3 Years comparable experience

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to process work quickly accurately and with changing priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite – Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint

  • Capable of compiling and managing detailed documentation/filing

  • History of maintaining excellent vendor relationships

  • Some travel required


  • Base salary and discretionary annual bonus competitive with industry standards
  • Health and dental insurance paid fully at the employee level by employer
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation time

For more information or to submit a resume email

ColRich provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ColRich complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. ColRich expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of ColRich’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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