Purchasing Agent II (FIELD)
PulteGroup, Inc 11 reviews - Bloomfield Hills, MI
Full-time, Contract

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Purchasing Agent II (FIELD) - 11554 Description
The Michigan Division of PulteGroup, Inc. has an immediate need for a Purchasing Agent II. This position is responsible for entering into negotiations with suppliers by reviewing terms and conditions, contract formulation, and any supplier management conditions affecting the division.


Provide accurate and timely local supplier contracting based on defined category selection criteria (i.e., cost, quality, productivity, service)
Manage supplier performance monitoring within the division (i.e., cost, quality, productivity, service) ¾
National: manage compliance to agreements, scopes, etc. ¾
Local: manage and execute contract agreements consistent with sourcing guidelines
Collaborate with Design, Scheduling, Field Operations and Process Improvement
Manage supplier relationships and assist in resolving issues and conflicts related to daily Trade Partner activities
Maintain all applicable databases (Purchase Pro, DMTs, etc.) used in developing the cost and quantity estimates
Verify estimates of costs and quantities of residential products using comparative and differential estimating techniques
Responsible for Trade Partner Key Performance Indicator (KPI) measurement and validation
Performs analysis of Trade Partner data submissions and manages impact of commodity fluctuations
Communicate completed estimates to the construction personnel, trade subcontractors and vendors (Purchase Pro)
Develop material and labor optimization solutions using Value Engineering tools and methodology
Control trade category costs by utilizing zone tools and methodologies
Develop and implement division specific tools and methodologies
for estimating and controlling trade category costs as required
Assist zone estimating in methodology development and optimization
Develop scopes and standard operating procedures that assure Trade Partner compliance with Pulte construction standards, local, state and national building codes, and safety regulations
Complete necessary customer option estimates
Follow Pulte business processes for supplier management
Contribute as subject matter expert for the Category Manager (if assigned)
(degree, licenses, certifications, etc.)
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(degree, licenses, certifications, etc.)
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent ISCM accreditation preferred


(work related, tools/equipment, software, etc.):
  • Related Functional Experience: Minimum 3 years
  • Time in position: Minimum 6 months to 1 year as Purchasing Agent I
  • Business acumen including understanding the impact of purchasing costs on income statements, balance sheets, and cost structures
  • Purchasing and supply chain experience
  • Ability to negotiate in a cost transparent environment
  • Ability to develop and improve vendor partnerships
  • Construction knowledge
  • Ability to work in continuous improvement environment
  • Category expertise and ability to positively influence and lead others outside of Division and Purchasing (COC/SME)

Job Purchasing
Primary Location MI - Bloomfield Hills (Michigan Div)

Organization Michigan
Schedule Full-time

Unposting Date Ongoing

About this company
11 reviews
Pulte Homes, Inc. (Pulte Homes) is a holding company whose subsidiaries engage in the homebuilding and financial services businesses. The...