Purchasing Agent – Residential Construction

Position: Purchasing Agent – Residential Construction
Location: Cypress, TX
Career ID: 112743

The Purchasing & Estimating Agent is responsible for the contract procurement process, maintaining accurate records and estimating supplies and materials. This position will also establish and maintain the Sage 100 Contractor system. Initially, this will require a substantial amount of data input as the purchasing system is set up.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Obtain bids, analyze, negotiate and award contracts
  • Create and issue purchase orders as each home is released for construction
  • Ensure invoices are accurate, investigate discrepancies and resolve issues
  • Continually seek out new subcontractors and vendors
  • Thoroughly and accurately estimate and budget projects
  • Revise estimates based on plan revisions
  • Accurately input and maintain the Sage 100 Contractor system
  • Review completed tasks for accuracy and quality
  • Manage deadlines and goals and complete assignments in a timely manner

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS [required]

  • A minimum of 2 years of purchasing or estimating in the homebuilding industry
  • Thorough understanding of the homebuilding process and construction terminology
  • Knowledge of purchasing and estimating processes and procedures
  • Self-starter that can effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with ability to prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent customer service, communication, math, negotiation and analytical skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • Ability to follow blueprints, drawings and specifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Sage software experience

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Purchasing for Residential Construction: 2 years (Required)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)