Residential Purchasing Agent - Dallas, TX.

Addison, Texas Permanent USD65,000 - USD75,000 per year
  • Opportunity to Work With Top Ranked Regional Homebuilder
  • Ample Opportunity for Upward Growth

About Our Client

Michael Page have partnered with a well known regional single family home builder with projects throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth market. Our client is searching for a Purchasing Coordinator/Agent to focus on the execution of purchase orders, and change orders for single-family residential projects.

Job Description

  • Responsible for maintaining clear communication with construction and design team through purchase and change orders
  • Negotiate pricing and rebate agreements with major vendors/contractors; periodically adjust labor rates as necessary
  • Coordinate with the Estimating and Architecture Department(s) to establish unit pricing and maintain a unit-price schedule for assigned vendors
  • Review plans, new community and model decisions, presentation plans, website information, etc
  • Supervise the maintenance of and updates to master trade partner/subcontractor lists and subcontractor and supplier insurance policies
  • Manage the development of and updates to community options books with pricing, specs, and photos

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 2-3+ years prior experience as purchasing agent or Coordinator or relevant procurement experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of estimating and purchasing principles as well as residential construction practices and materials
  • Negotiate the most competitive pricing available for standards and options
  • Must have good interpersonal and teamwork skills, desire to learn, ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to read plans, concepts and translate into cost estimates that fit within the goals and strategy of the organization

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation between $65k-$75k depending on experience + bonus opportunity
  • In-house training on multiple MRP building software
  • Career development and opportunities for advancement
  • Excellent medical / dental / vision benefit
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off for Personal/Sick days and Holidays
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement Management
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Connor Webber
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