Purchasing Agent II (FIELD)
PulteGroup, Inc - Bloomfield Hills, MI

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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.

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

(degree, licenses, certifications, etc.)
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent ISCM accreditation preferred

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

(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

PulteGroup, Inc - 17 months ago - save job - block
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