1+ months

Purchasing Agent/ Buyer - KC

Kansas City, KS

The Lane Construction Corporation is one of Americas leading construction companies, specializing in large, complex civil infrastructure. For nearly 130 years, it has contributed to the development of the countrys vast network of roads, highways, and bridges, including the Interstate Highway System. Lane also specializes in tunnels, metro and railway systems, as well as airports and water and wastewater treatment plants

Job Description


The Senior Purchasing Agent is responsible for all major, project-specific purchases made by the Regional Office.


Including but not limited to:

  • Evaluate and approve vendors and authorize purchase orders for goods or services.
  • May manage a staff of buyers
  • Work with bid team to review material and subcontractor requirements; solicit quotations and then purchase based upon the most advantageous combination of price, quality, delivery, and other value added supplier services
  • Ensure that required DBE/SBA solicitation requirements are met both pre- and post-bid
  • Negotiate contract or purchase order, terms, and conditions
  • Issue purchase orders / subcontract agreements to the lowest,responsible and responsive vendors / subcontractors
  • Maintain communication with suppliers on material availability issues, on-time delivery, and overall performance
  • Establish relationships with vendors required for free flow of information concerning market trends impacting the supply chain
  • Supervise other Purchasing Agents
  • Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values
  • And other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 8 years experience
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or equivalent experience
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Marketing and sales experience/skills a plus

Lane Construction offers a comprehensive benefits package with an excellent opportunity to grow and be part of one of the most respected names in the construction industry. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Lane is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


Posted: 2021-05-27 Expires: 2022-02-22

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Purchasing Agent/ Buyer - KC

The Lane Construction Corporation
Kansas City, KS

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