Purchasing Agent / Construction Procurement (DH)

Baldwin County, AL 36527

Post Date: 07/12/2018 Job ID: 42113 Industry: None
FTS is sourcing for a Purchasing Agent with experience in the Construction Industry.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Development, implementation, and measurement of all systems, processes, policies, and procedures related to construction labor and material
  • Maintain trade and supplier inventory levels
  • Participates in the process of hiring new trades utilizing the Purchasing Dashboard program
  • Conducting Builder MT training (computerized purchasing order system)
  • Build cost comparison sheets and reports
  • Monthly vendor cost review and negotiations and comparisons

Knowledge/Experience:
  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent job related experience
  • Minimum of four years Purchasing experience in the home building industry.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of residential construction techniques, processes, and terminology.
  • Knowledge of municipal codes related to permits, city zoning codes, non-technical building codes and other related regulations and ordinances.
  • Ability to read, interpret and explain maps, blueprints, and legal descriptions.
  • Ability to read, interpret, apply and explain codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills,
  • Experience with publishing requests for bids/proposals.
  • Proficiency in software related to purchasing, cost accounting, and overall database management
  • Knowledge of manual and computerized record keeping systems and related office equipment.
  • MS Office software experience and proficiency in Excel.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

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