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Purchasing Agent

Company: Jobot
Location: Orlando
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Purchasing Agent - Residential Construction - Orlando FLThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Cassidy MoyerAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $60,000 - $80,000 per yearA bit about us:We are seeking an experienced Purchasing Agent to join our growing team in the residential construction industry. The ideal candidate will be responsible for buying goods and services necessary for our business. You have the means and opportunity to raise our profits by making the most high-quality and cost-effective purchases. The goal is to procure all supplies at the best value and ensure the continuity of our operations. Must have residential/home building experience!Why join us?

  • Publicly-traded Company
  • National Company
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Competitive SalaryJob DetailsResponsibilities:
    • Develop, lead, and execute purchasing strategies.
    • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms.
    • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation.
    • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes in balance in buyer-supplier power.
    • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking.
    • Assess, manage, and mitigate risks.
    • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers.
    • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries.
    • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand.
    • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
    • Control purchasing department budgets.
    • Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
    • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
    • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
    • Administer on-line purchasing systems.
    • Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.Qualifications:
      • Proven working experience as a purchasing manager, agent, or officer.
      • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management.
      • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense.
      • A knack for negotiation and networking.
      • Working experience of vendor management software.
      • Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures.
      • Solid judgement along with decision-making skills.
      • Strong leadership capabilities.
      • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, or a related field.
      • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the construction industry.
      • Experience in the residential construction or home building industry is a plus.
      • Proficient in preparing detailed reports and financial analyses.
      • Excellent understanding of budgeting and financial planning.
      • Comprehensive knowledge of preparing purchase orders and coordinating with vendors.
      • Outstanding negotiation skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and purchasing software programs.
      • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
      • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
      • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.
      • Ability to handle high-stress situations and tight deadlines.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Orlando , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Orlando, Florida

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