Current Openings at ALC Staffing Associates

Purchasing Agent
$65K - $80K / Year
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Job Type:
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Purchasing Agent
*Minimum of 3 years of experience in Purchasing, Accounting, or supply chain in the Construction Industry, preferably in homebuilding.
Brentwood, TN
Salary: $65K-$80K

I am offering you an opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization.
My client was the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home they build be 100% ENERGY STARŪ certified.
With more than 90,000 homes built, their focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices.
They build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built.

Client is seeking a Purchasing Agent for their Nashville division who will coordinate between the Trade Contractors, Project Planning Department, Field Team Members, Sales Agents, and Design Center, to ensure an effective contract negotiation, selection and evaluation process from bid packages, final contract award and completion of work.

Purchasing Agent will:
Build and maintain effective relationships with trade partners to better meet bidding and production requirements.
Obtain and evaluate all documents/data required for bidding, including architectural plans, structural plans, energy requirements, soil reports, etc.
Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.
Negotiate, renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives.
Work collaboratively with construction and customer care to manage trade partner performance monitoring within the division (i.e. cost, quality, productivity, service), including resolving issues and conflicts with minimum disruption and effective outcomes.
Communicate product changes to Sales, Construction, and Trade Partners as well as coordinate pricing adjustments when necessary.
Responsible for JDE (Enterprise One), Hyphen BuildPro, Hyphen BidConnect, document management and any community file setup required, including budgets, bid spreadsheets, contracts and bid list maintenance.

*Minimum of 3 years of experience in Purchasing, Accounting, or supply chain in the Construction Industry, preferably in homebuilding.
*4-year degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or Business Administration desired.
*Exceptional computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word; JD Edwards, Enterprise One, and BuildPro experience a plus.
*Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other construction documents
Highly analytical, in terms of quantitative (mathematical) and qualitative (trade quality assessment) skills.
*Enjoy fast paced, high volume work environment.
*Ability to prioritize/re-prioritize tasks daily.
*Attention to Detail, and highly organized.
*Strong Negotiation skills.
*Strong organizational skills.

Arthur L Crume
ALC Staffing Associates
509 N Vermilion
Ste. 540
Danville, IL 61832
Fax: 888-315-4340
Phone: 217-636-3930

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