Meritage Homes Corporation

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Purchasing Coordinator

Purchasing Coordinator

Job ID 
2017-4607
Location 
US-TX-Irving

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Overview

From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.

 

We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career. 

 

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

  • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
  • A competitive drive to be the best
  • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value
  • Top-notch benefits
  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset

 

 

Responsibilities

We are seeking an entry-level Purchasing Coordinator for the Dallas/Irving office.  In this role, you will:

  • Research and resolve Vendor disputes; including product or pricing issues, and invoice and contract discrepancies.
  • Facilitate communication of plans, and product changes between division Purchasing, Architecture, Sales, Vendors, Subcontractors and Construction Operations; coordinate pricing adjustments when necessary.
  • Communicate product changes to Sales, Construction, and Subcontractors as well as coordinate pricing adjustments when necessary.
  • Research and follow-up on the effectiveness, response times, services, performance, and workload in order to hire and retain the best Subcontractors.
  • Manage all contract documents including the preparation of plans and documentation for bid process; verify accuracy and completeness of all documents.
  • Assist the Division Director and/or Division VP or Purchasing with negotiating the purchase of all labor and materials.
  • Submit master plan submittal documents, temporary use permits, and applications to County/City for new subdivisions as well as additions and/or changes; monitor fee updates.
  • Coordinate rotation schedules, rotation lists, and plot plans for production schedules.
  • Expedite all blueprint orders.
  • Coordinate Bid process for new subdivisions including developing bid packages with plans, scopes-of-work and standard and optional features; receive, review, and approve price quotes/bids.
  • Create Standard Features list and develop option program.
  • Generate spreadsheets from complete and accurate bids that reflect each trades respective scopes-of-work.
  • Assist in base cost and option price analysis. (More emphasis in new communities).
  • Review plans, scopes-of-work, and specifications for accuracy.
  • Re-bid/re-negotiate contracts with Vendors once pricing has expired or an increase is requested.
  • Research and provide analysis and thorough back-up information as to why increase is necessary and must be applied.
  • Coordinate rotation schedules, rotation lists, and plot plans for production schedules.
  • Special projects and assignments, frequent and ongoing.

Qualifications

Must have HS Diploma or GED.

• Experience with Build-Pro and JD Edwards software is a plus.

• A go-getter attitude.
• Ability to read and interpret blue prints and other construction documents.
• Enjoy a fast paced, high-volume work environment.
• Work well within several departments outside the Purchasing Department.
• Great attention to detail.
• Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
• Proactive in addressing questions and concerns in a professional manner.
• Can work independently as well as with a team.
• HIGHLY ORGANIZED.

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