Purchasing Assistant in Dallas, TX at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description


Summary of Position Requirements:

Responsible for all aspects of purchasing support including administration, bidding, recruiting, processing options, performing takeoffs, and preparing site condition reports.  In addition, the associate is responsible to assist with communication and pricing negotiations with Suppliers/Trade Partners for the division. #CB


  • Assist Director of Purchasing and Purchasing Manager with administrative support
  • Cross train in all areas of purchasing in order to be able to help out as necessary
  • Assist in the collection and distribution of bid information
  • Prepare cost comparisons and bid recaps for bids received
  • Assist with recruiting new Suppliers/Trade Partners to maintain the appropriate trade base
  • Review and process options per change orders
  • Prepare monthly site condition reports for new job starts
  • Assist with performing plan takeoffs
  • Interact with Suppliers/Trade Partners to resolve issues as needed
  • Interact with Construction Managers to resolve day to day issues
  • Prepare quarterly corporate reports in order to obtain the New Plus Rebates
  • Maintain organization of Suppliers/Trade Partner files and contracts
  • Assist with communication and pricing negotiations with Suppliers/Trade Partners for the division



Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Minimum High School or GED required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent related experience required
  • Construction experience preferred
  • Valid drivers license and a good driving record
  • Computer literate with the ability to work with JDE and Windows, Excel, Word, and Internet Explorer
  • Professionally perform multiple, detail-oriented tasks with simultaneous deadlines
  • Good writing and organizational skills
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and have integrity and loyalty
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work well under pressure

Physical Requirements:

Requires the ability to work in excess of eight hours per day, in the confined quarters of an office.  Also requires the ability to read plans, bend, stoop, reach, lift, and move and/or carry items less than 50 pounds.  Finger dexterity, when operating a computer keyboard and calculator is required.  Office work requires sitting at a computer monitor for extended periods of time, completing paperwork and to receive/return phone messages.  Standing is required for filing, scanning, and copying.

This position outlines the basic tasks and requirements for the position noted.  It is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the Associate.  Management reserves the right to change the duties and responsibilities set forth herein at any time, with or without prior notice.

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