Job Title: Purchasing Agent
Reports to: Austin Division Director of Purchasing
Department: Austin Purchasing
Summary: The Purchasing Agent will support and assist the internal operations and management of all day-to-day purchasing activities to help achieve company goals. While assisting the Purchasing Manager and Director of Purchasing in daily activities, the Purchasing Agent should become an expert on product specifications, material usage, industry standards, construction practices, building codes, and company processes, policies, and procedures. The Purchasing Agent should quickly become a primary contact for the field and vendors when they have issues they need help resolving. The Purchasing Agent will also support the Purchasing Coordinator with any starts related activities and be ready to take on any tasks if the Purchasing Coordinators workload exceeds their capacity.
Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Education and Qualifications:
This job will be located in Austin, TX, and require minimal travel that will mainly be to communities in and around Austin.