Purchasing Agent II (FIELD)
PulteGroup, Inc - Houston, TX

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Purchasing Agent II (FIELD) - 11519 Description

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)
    • National: manage compliance to agreements, scopes, etc.
    • Local: manage and execute contract agreements consistent with sourcing guidelines
  • Collaborate with Local Design, Scheduling, Field Operations and Process Improvement
  • Manage supplier relationships and assist in resolving issues and conflicts related to daily Trade Partner activities
  • Develop scopes and standard operating procedures that assure Trade Partner compliance with Pulte construction standards, local, state and national building codes, and safety regulations
  • Follow Pulte business processes for supplier management
  • Participate as member on the National COC team and drive the COC strategy across the Area in conjunction with the Area Director (if assigned)
  • Participate as subject matter expert on a COC team and assist COC Director with category strategy across company (if assigned)


(decision making, size of organization, budgetary etc.)
  • Decision Impact: Division
  • Department Responsibility: Single
  • Budgetary Responsibility: No
  • Direct Reports: No
  • Indirect Reports: Yes
  • Houston Homebuilding Experience Preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish Preferred


(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 TX - Houston

Organization Houston
Schedule Full-time

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