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Purchasing agent
Kansas City, Missouri


100% ON SITE

Purchasing Agent

  • Plan, coordinate, schedule and manage material procurement in collaboration with project management team and field to provide timely material delivery.
  • Develop relationships and communicate with manufacturers and vendors to negotiate best pricing and purchase order terms and conditions, delivery and/or storage terms.
  • Support Operations (PM and Field) and Vendors / Manufacturers regarding submittals, pricing, deliveries, etc.
  • Work in collaboration with Preconstruction, Project Management, and Prefabrication to determine what materials to procure for prefab assemblies, and the timing of such.
  • Timely communicate industry wide procurement constraints, material delays and/or back orders with Project management and Senior Management and provide proposed solutions to decrease the impact on current and future projects.
  • Analyze and recognize opportunities for bulk buying across projects and present proposals to Senior Management for approval, including negotiation of pricing for commonly used materials with vendors on a quarterly basis.
  • Manage changes in material procurement needs in conjunction with Project Management that are a result of pending and approved project changes.
  • Timely review and processing of daily field orders.
  • Create and maintain a process for field staff to order and receive jobsite materials that is timely, cost effective, and creates accountability in the field for pre-planning.
  • Collaborate with accounting to ensure efficient purchasing processes and automate date entry, where possible, within company software.

  • High level attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Resiliency and ability to adapt to change.
  • High level of organization.
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet internal and external deadlines.
  • Experienced ability to read plans and specs related to material / equipment procurement.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills..
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following fields: Construction Management, Project Management, or another related field.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience in the construction industry.
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Janine Bedora

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