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Purchasing Agent

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Lennar Austin , TX 78719

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:


Purchasing Agent Position Summary:
The Purchasing Agent is the divisions' primary Point of Contact for the Regional Operation Center (ROC). As a result, the focus of this position is customer service. The Purchasing Agent must possess both excellent communication skills and expert knowledge of JD Edwards. This associate will oversee 1-2 Design Assistant(s) in the day to day execution of JD Edwards tasks. The JD Edwards skills required of this position include: loading pricing; correcting take-offs; assigning Primary Vendors; setting up New Communities; setting up Option Take-offs; maintaining the Plan and Spec Change Log; publishing Monthly Budgets; performing cost comparisons; and making Primary Vendor Changes at the divisions' request. Primary Duties and

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and Lead the Weekly Division Conference Call

  • Oversee the day to day tasks of 1-2 Design Assistant(s)

  • Maintain the plan take-off data and pricing for all divisions in JD Edwards

  • Adjust Take-offs as necessary

  • Review Pre-Expenditure when there are questions on increases/ decreases

  • Communicate price targets and send Schedule Bs to Trade Partners

  • Manage the creation of new item numbers and oversee the price request/ price entry of new item numbers

  • Maintain the Plan Square Foot Matrix to ensure the plan SF matches the JD Edwards SF for all plans and elevations

  • Maintain the Plan and Specification Change Log to schedule and keep track of all division requested specification changes

  • Enter new material take-offs for revised plans and any other plan changes to ensure the JD Edwards take-offs match the plan as drawn

  • Create and maintain item codes for all labor and material costs

  • Set up and maintain the utilization of cost codes for all categories of spend

  • Setup and maintain the take-offs as well as the buyer costs for all division Optional Upgrades

  • Create Excel cost comparisons and produce budget comparisons

Education and Experience

Requirements:
  • Two years minimum experience as Purchasing Agent or Assistant Purchasing Agent

  • High School degree minimum

  • Excellent computer skills in Lotus, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent memory skills

  • High degree of construction knowledge

  • Team player with strong work ethic

Physical Requirements:
Requires the ability to work in excess of eight hours per day in the confined quarters of an office. Also requires the ability to read plans, bend, stoop, reach, lift, and move and/or carry items less than 50 pounds. Finger dexterity in operating a computer keyboard and calculator. Office work requires sitting at a computer monitor for extended periods of time, completing paperwork and to receive/return phone messages. Standing is required for filing and copying. Additional

Requirements:
Ability to:
  • Arrive to work on time

  • Follow directions from a supervisor

  • Interact well with co-workers

  • Understand and follow posted work rules and procedures

  • Accept constructive criticism

This position outlines the basic tasks and requirements for the position noted. It is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the associates. Management reserves the right to change the duties and responsibilities set forth herein at any time.


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