Purchasing Agent in Houston, Texas

LHH

Houston, Texas

Direct Hire

$60,000.00 - $70,000.00Year

LHH is seeking a PURCHASING AGENT for a direct hire position in Houston, TX.

SUMMARY:

The Purchasing Agent 1 will use discretion and independent judgment to negotiate pricing and rebate agreements with major suppliers and contractors, manage vendor/product improvements and changes, facilitate the set-up of new Company subdivisions, resolve disputes with suppliers and rectify vendor and product issues in the field, and establish pricing and costs for estimating. This position communicates frequently with the Vice President and Senior Vice President of Purchasing, construction personnel and other departments as needed.

DUTIES:

  • Assist in negotiating pricing and rebate agreements with major vendors/contractors; periodically adjust labor rates as necessary.
  • Assist with special projects including vendor/product improvements and changes.
  • Inform construction personnel regarding vendor and product issues and liaise with vendors as needed to resolve disputes; timely rectify issues as warranted.
  • Establish pricing and costs to be used by the Estimating Department.
  • Assist in the setup of all new subdivisions by inputting labor rates and vendor selections.
  • Review pricing to ensure accuracy.
  • Compare and evaluate market for new, potential contractors/vendors.
  • Periodically perform other assigned duties including:
  • Assist with annual contract and addendum updates.
  • Assist in Purchasing changes with the Estimating Department.
  • Perform field studies to ensure subcontractor/vendor compliance.
  • Perform competition studies.
  • Prepare memoranda on policy and material changes.
  • Review Marketing materials such as Subdivision Feature Sheets and Homeowners Manuals.
  • Participate in Department-wide projects and provide general support as needed.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of estimating and purchasing principles as well as residential construction practices and materials
  • SKILLS:

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Effective negotiating skills
  • EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in purchasing, operations or estimating.
  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • EMPLOYMENT TYPE: direct hire

    COMPENSATION: $60,000-70,000 annually DOE

    WORK HOURS: HYBRID SCHEDULE – 3 days onsite & 2 days remote – M-F, 8 AM-5 PM (flexible)

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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    Purchasing Agent

    LHH

    22 days ago

    $60,000.00 - $70,000.00Year

    Direct Hire

    Houston, Texas

    LHH is seeking a PURCHASING AGENT for a direct hire position in Houston, TX.

    SUMMARY:

    The Purchasing Agent 1 will use discretion and independent judgment to negotiate pricing and rebate agreements with major suppliers and contractors, manage vendor/product improvements and changes, facilitate the set-up of new Company subdivisions, resolve disputes with suppliers and rectify vendor and product issues in the field, and establish pricing and costs for estimating. This position communicates frequently with the Vice President and Senior Vice President of Purchasing, construction personnel and other departments as needed.

    DUTIES:

  • Assist in negotiating pricing and rebate agreements with major vendors/contractors; periodically adjust labor rates as necessary.
  • Assist with special projects including vendor/product improvements and changes.
  • Inform construction personnel regarding vendor and product issues and liaise with vendors as needed to resolve disputes; timely rectify issues as warranted.
  • Establish pricing and costs to be used by the Estimating Department.
  • Assist in the setup of all new subdivisions by inputting labor rates and vendor selections.
  • Review pricing to ensure accuracy.
  • Compare and evaluate market for new, potential contractors/vendors.
  • Periodically perform other assigned duties including:
  • Assist with annual contract and addendum updates.
  • Assist in Purchasing changes with the Estimating Department.
  • Perform field studies to ensure subcontractor/vendor compliance.
  • Perform competition studies.
  • Prepare memoranda on policy and material changes.
  • Review Marketing materials such as Subdivision Feature Sheets and Homeowners Manuals.
  • Participate in Department-wide projects and provide general support as needed.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of estimating and purchasing principles as well as residential construction practices and materials
  • SKILLS:

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Effective negotiating skills
  • EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in purchasing, operations or estimating.
  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • EMPLOYMENT TYPE: direct hire

    COMPENSATION: $60,000-70,000 annually DOE

    WORK HOURS: HYBRID SCHEDULE – 3 days onsite & 2 days remote – M-F, 8 AM-5 PM (flexible)

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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