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Purchasing Agent

State: California
Job Category: Equipment/Purchasing
Job Code: 1472
# of Openings: 1

Description

 DRAGADOS USA

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

  Job Title:                                  Purchasing Agent

Division/Department:               Operations/Construction

Reports to:                               Operations Manager                 

Location:                                  California High Speed Rail DFJV CP23

FSLA:                                       Exempt

 

SUMMARY:

The basic function of the Purchasing Manager is to procure, expedite and schedule deliveries of materials and services to facilitate the needs of the project construction operations.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Negotiate pricing contracts with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Issue purchase orders for procurement and expedition of materials and equipment for jobs
  • Research new materials for design and cost savings
  • Develop and implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification
  • Maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Establish new relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work
  • Assist in maintaining company quality control program
  • Leverage technology, safety measures, and information sharing to increase productivity and profitability
  • Manage materials/tools inventory

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Required: High School Graduate minimum
  • Experience: Required: Five (8-10) Years Construction Business
  • Familiarity with materials commonly used in highway and heavy civil construction.

Applicants must have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Ability to accurately describe and assess the status of a construction project and be ready to provide possible solutions when necessary
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with subcontractors, suppliers and clients
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and experience with complex transactions with little supervision
  • Excellent time management
  • Familiarity with local vendors and resources servicing highway and heavy civil construction marketplace is a plus.

The ideal candidate must be personable, professional, detail-oriented with exceptional communication skills, and the ability to negotiate all aspects of services provided by the various vendors/suppliers available to service the project.

 

DRAGADOS USA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 





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