Purchasing Agent

Meritage Homes Brentwood , TN 37024

Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities

Meritage Homes is looking for a Sr. Purchasing Agent to support our Nashville Division. This person will:

  • Research and resolve Vendor disputes; including product or pricing issues, and invoice and contract discrepancies and coordinate pricing adjustments when necessary

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with trade partners to better meet bidding and production requirements

  • Work collaboratively with other departments, including land development, construction, marketing, finance, and design, to ensure all internals goals and deadlines are met

  • Communicate product changes to Sales, Construction, and Subcontractors

  • Initiate bid events with subcontractors, perform bid analysis, and create and compile contract confirmations as well as all backup as necessary for audit compliance

  • Assist in base cost and option price analysis

  • Assist in reviewing house budgets to verify accurate base house and margin costs

  • Assist in end-of-month cost-off process to get accruals for current month closings

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Purchasing or the Construction Industry, preferably in residential homebuilding

  • 4-year degree or similar experience

  • Exceptional computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word; JD Edwards, Enterprise One, and BuildPro experience a plus

  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and other construction documents a plus

  • A go-getter attitude

  • Enjoy a fast paced, high-volume work environment

  • Great attention to detail

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills

  • Proactive in addressing questions and concerns in a professional manner

  • Can work independently as well as with a team

  • HIGHLY ORGANIZED

Overview

Are you looking for an amazing career opportunity? Well, look no further! At Meritage Homes, we offer a variety of different careers and are dedicated to building beautiful, environmentally friendly homes, that give our customers the most memorable moments with their loved ones. Meritage Homes is a national top 10 homebuilder and a 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in Sustained Excellence for being a leader in protecting the environment and advancing energy efficiency in homebuilding. If you have a self-starter mindset and want to be a part of something great, come join a company that helps people live happier, healthier lives.

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in several ways, including:

  • A work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level

  • An organization that lives by its core values everyday

  • Maintaining a consistent competitive drive to be the best

  • A competitive pay structure

  • Strong benefits

  • State of the art technology to provide an optimal working environment

  • Flexibility in work-life integration

  • Having pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment

  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization

  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital part of the team

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