Residential Purchasing Agent - Houston, TX

Houston Permanent USD65,000 - USD75,000
  • Homebuilder that offers clear career progression
  • Client has a healthy pipeline of projects through to 2023

About Our Client

Large national homebuilder looking for a Purchasing Agent for their growing team in Houston, TX. They focus on production home with an attention to luxury.

Job Description

  • 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

  • Minimum of 3 years of Purchasing experience with a residential homebuilder in Houston.
  • 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
  • Ability to read plans, concepts and translate into cost estimates that fit within the goals and strategy of the organization
  • Full cycle purchasing management for single family projects ranging from 100 - 300 Single family homes.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Base Salary+ bonus opportunity
  • Excellent medical / dental / vision benefits
  • 401k
  • Career development and opportunities for advancement
  • Paid Time Off for Personal/Sick days and Holidays
Valerie Vargas
Quote job ref

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement Management
Contract Type
Consultant name
Valerie Vargas
Job Reference