National Purchasing Agent

Purchasing Agent - Residential Homebuilding - Irvine CA

  • Irvine, CA
  • $100,000 - $120,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Cassidy Moyer
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A bit about us:

We are currently an experienced Purchasing Agent to join our residential construction purchasing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned professional to contribute to a leading construction company with a significant national presence. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in driving our purchasing strategies, managing our vendor relationships, and ensuring the successful procurement of materials and services for our residential construction projects. Must have 3+ years of purchasing experience with a minimum of 5 years of construction related experience. This is an onsite, hybrid role located in Irvine, CA.

Why join us?

  • National Company
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits Packages
  • 401k
  • Annual Bonus

Job Details


As a Permanent National Purchasing Agent, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and implement effective purchasing strategies across all residential construction projects.
  • Manage and negotiate with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms.
  • Review and manage purchase orders and contracts to ensure compliance with company policies and project requirements.
  • Oversee the procurement of materials, equipment, and services, ensuring quality and timely delivery.
  • Collaborate with project managers and other team members to ensure clear communication and alignment on project specifications and timelines.
  • Utilize your expertise in bidding strategies to secure competitive prices and terms on all purchases.
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand, adjusting purchasing plans as necessary.
  • Conduct regular vendor evaluations to ensure compliance with standards and performance expectations.
  • Keep abreast of market trends and changes that may impact supply and prices.
  • Continuously seek opportunities for cost savings and efficiencies in the procurement process.


The ideal candidate for the Permanent National Purchasing Agent role will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of purchasing experience in the residential construction industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years of construction related experience.
  • Proven track record in vendor management and negotiation.
  • Strong understanding of purchasing procedures and bidding strategies.
  • Proficient in managing and executing purchase orders.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and purchasing management software.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field is preferred.
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Irvine, CA
Job Type
$100,000 - $120,000