20 days old

Sr. Purchasing Agent

Las Vegas, NV 89101
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Job Description Summary

As a Senior Purchasing Agent working for Taylor Morrison, you will be responsible for entering into negotiations with suppliers by reviewing terms and conditions, establishing pricing, contract formulation, and any supplier management conditions affecting the divisio

Job Details

What Youll Do

Provide accurate and timely local supplier negotiations and contracting based on defined category selection criteria (i.e., cost, quality, productivity, service)

Manage supplier performance monitoring within the division (i.e., cost, quality, productivity, service)

National: manage compliance to agreements, scopes, etc.

Local: manage and execute contract agreements consistent with sourcing guidelines

Collaborate with both divisional operations and national purchasing teams

Manage supplier relationships and assist in resolving issues and conflicts related to daily Trade Partner activities

Verify estimates of costs and quantities of residential products using comparative and differential estimating techniques

Responsible for Trade Partner Key Performance Indicator (KPI) measurement and validation

Performs analysis of Trade Partner data submissions and manages impact of commodity fluctuations

Communicate completed estimates to the construction personnel, trade subcontractors and vendors

Develop material and labor optimization solutions using Value Engineering tools and methodology

Control trade category costs by utilizing Should Cost methodology

Responsible for assigned Project Tracker categories and rebate capture

Develop and implement division specific tools and methodologies for estimating and controlling trade category costs as required

Develop scopes and standard operating procedures that assure Trade Partner compliance with Taylor Morrison construction standards, local, state and national building codes, and safety regulations

Complete necessary custom option estimates

Be highly approachable and displays a positive approach to both work and internal customers

Have strong project management and leadership skills, ability to effectively manage multiple projects

Follow Taylor Morrison business processes for supplier management

Assist in managing specifications

Use detail takeoffs (create a takeoff and use it for negotiation with a trade partner) understand the impact to a trade partner

Perform other duties as assigned

Sound Like You?

You might be just who were looking for if you have

Preferred 5-7 years of Purchasing or Construction experience in the homebuilding industry

Bachelors degree or equivalent desired

Extensive knowledge of shell (foundations, framing, etc.) and mechanical trades (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc.)

Proficient in math with basic finance knowledge

Able to read and interpret blueprints

Able to meet and coordinate with Builders and Construction Mangers in the field

Organized and able to multi task with attention to detail

Takes initiative and displays a sense of urgency is highly responsive to business needs and unexpected situations that emerge

Multi-tasking a must

Ability to partner effectively with all levels of employees

Residential Construction License preferred

Ability to travel, if necessary

Ability to use with ease the Microsoft suite of solutions

Knowledge of Newstar, BuildPro and PlanSwift is preferred

FLSA Status: Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

Office or non-manual work, which is directly related to management or general business operations

Act as a primary component of which involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule

Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device

Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager

Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed

Ability to operate a motor vehicle if applicable

Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time

The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.

Taylor Morrison is an equal opportunity employer. Taylor Morrison does not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion or veteran status.

Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first.  In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)



  • Residential
Posted: 2023-05-10 Expires: 2023-06-18

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Sr. Purchasing Agent

Taylor Morrison
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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