Procurement Agent

<strong>How would you like to be a part of a team that has been providing the American Dream of homeownership to families for more than 60 years? PulteGroup is a FORTUNE 500 company and one of America's top residential builders. We put the consumer at the center of everything we do and we stand above the competition in our commitment to quality.</strong>

Carmel, IN


<strong>Since our founding in 1950, PulteGroup has delivered almost 750,000 homes throughout the United States. What began as a single home built by the hands and entrepreneurial spirit of our founder Bill Pulte, is today the nation&rsquo;s third-largest homebuilder with operations in over 40 major cities. Marketing under some of the industry&rsquo;s best known brands: Pulte, Centex, Del Webb, DiVosta, American West, and John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, we can meet the needs of first-time, move-up and active-adult homebuyers.&nbsp;<a href="">Click here</a>&nbsp;for a snapshot of PulteGroup&rsquo;s business.</strong><br /><br /><strong>PulteGroup operates against a stated objective of delivering high returns on invested capital and equity over the housing cycle. Research indicates that high ROIC and ROE are key drivers to creating long-term shareholder value in the homebuilding industry. This focus has helped the Company raise key operating and financial metrics to be among the industry leaders.</strong>

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Full Time

Overview: Procurement Agent Carmel, IN Apply for this job Procurement Agent <br />Carmel, IN <br /> <br />Come join a national top 3 homebuilder in a high-growth role! If you are a Procurement Agent, Purchasing Agent, Estimator, Construction Manager or Purchasing Associate this may be a great next step for you! <br /> <br /><strong>Highlights:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>2024 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For&reg; by Great Place to Work&reg; and Fortune, top 50!</li> <li>4.5 weeks of PTO, amazing team culture and a significant bonus.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Provide accurate and timely local supplier negotiations and contracting based on defined category selection criteria (i.e., cost, quality, productivity, service).</li> <li>Manage supplier performance monitoring within the division (i.e., cost, quality, productivity, service)</li> <li>Collaborate with Product, DCOs, CMs, FMs, PIMs, RPMs &amp; Sales.</li> <li>Manage supplier relationships and assist in resolving issues and conflicts related to daily Trade Partner activities.</li> <li>Maintain all applicable databases (Purchase Pro, DMTs, etc.) used in developing the cost and quantity estimates.</li> <li>Verify estimates of costs and quantities of residential products using comparative and differential estimating techniques.</li> <li>Responsible for Trade Partner Key Performance Indicator (KPI) measurement and validation.</li> <li>Performs analysis of Trade Partner data submissions and manages impact of commodity fluctuations.</li> <li>Communicate completed estimates to the construction personnel, trade subcontractors and vendors (Purchase Pro).</li> <li>Develop material and labor optimization solutions using Value Engineering tools and methodology.</li> <li>Control trade category costs by utilizing zone tools and methodologies.</li> <li>Responsible for assigned Project Tracker categories and rebate capture.</li> <li>Develop and implement division specific tools and methodologies for estimating and controlling trade category costs as required.</li> <li>Assist zone estimating in methodology development and optimization.</li> <li>Develop scopes and standard operating procedures that assure Trade Partner compliance with construction standards, local, state and national building codes, and safety regulations.</li> <li>Complete necessary customer option estimates.</li> <li>Follow Pulte business processes for supplier management.</li> <li>Contribute as subject matter expert for the Strategic Sourcing Director.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree preferred.</li> <li>Experience as an analyst.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to develop and improve vendor partnerships.</li> <li>Construction knowledge preferred.</li> <li>Ability to work in continuous improvement environment.</li> </ul>