Job: Purchasing Agent

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Job Description

Job Description Summary

We are searching for the right candidate to join our team as a Homebuilding Purchasing Agent for our Dallas Division.

Job Details

Primary objectives of this position are:

  • Purchasing Agent will be responsible for bidding, cost comparisons, maintain plan budgets, issue purchase orders for homebuilding job starts and developing relationships with new and current trade partners, negotiating as requested and some light estimating.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the bidding and contracting process.
  • Facilitate new community and plan set up in Newstar
  • Assist in the development and maintenance scopes of work.
  • Analyze, audit, and maintain house cost budgets.
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager and the Newstar database manager in the development and issuance of effective and accurate purchase orders and detailed contract back-up.
  • Assist in monthly and quarterly reporting.
  • Assist with extra purchase order reviews and approvals.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of product specification and option programs.
  • Establish and modify estimating templates to collect key data for negotiations.


  • Previous Homebuilding Purchasing or Estimating Experience is mandatory - either with a builder or large supplier
  • Must be highly proficient in Excel
  • Candidate must be highly analytical
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and construction documents
  • Candidate must be detail oriented
  • Must be a team player with a strong sense of urgency
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Must have excellent overall computer skills, including Microsoft Office products
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Newstar Experience is a plus
  • Build Pro Experience is a plus
  • Buzzsaw Experience is a plus

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)

Welcome to the Taylor Morrison, Inc. Career Portal

In order to be the best in the industry, you have to surround yourself with the best people. At Taylor Morrison, Inc., we are committed to being the best North American homebuilder as measured by our employees, customers, shareholders, and business partners.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation operates in the U.S. under the Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes brands. Taylor Morrison is a builder and developer of single-family detached and attached homes serving a wide array of customers including first-time, move-up, luxury, and active adult customers. Taylor Morrison divisions operate in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina and Texas. Darling Homes serves move-up and luxury homebuyers in Texas. In addition, Taylor Morrison also offers home financing though Taylor Morrison Home Funding, providing professional and knowledgeable home mortgage options.

Taylor Morrison, Inc. is always looking for dedicated professionals who share our values.  Please use our Career Portal to view current job openings and apply for positions online.

Thank you for considering a career with Taylor Morrison, Inc.!

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Posted 20 Days Ago

Full time