Purchasing Agent

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Located in Fort Myers,FL

Purchasing Agent 

Located in Fort Myers, FL


Summary of Position Requirements

Responsible for all aspects of purchasing support including administration, bidding, recruiting, processing options, performing takeoffs, and preparing site condition reports. In addition, the associate is responsible to assist with communication and pricing negotiations with Suppliers/Trade Partners for the division


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Director of Purchasing and Purchasing Manager with administrative support
  • Cross train in all areas of purchasing in order to be able to help out as necessary
  • Assist in the collection and distribution of bid information
  • Prepare cost comparisons and bid recaps for bids received
  • Assist with recruiting new Suppliers/Trade Partners to maintain the appropriate trade base
  • Review and process options per change orders
  • Prepare monthly site condition reports for new job starts
  • Assist with performing plan takeoffs
  • Interact with Suppliers/Trade Partners to resolve issues as needed
  • Interact with Construction Managers to resolve day to day issues
  • Prepare quarterly corporate reports in order to obtain the New Plus Rebates
  • Maintain organization of Suppliers/Trade Partner files and contracts
  • Assist with communication and pricing negotiations with Suppliers/Trade Partners for the division


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum High School or GED required
  • Minimum 2 years in purchasing support role
  • Construction experience preferred
  • Computer literate with the ability to work with JDE and Windows, Excel, Word, and Internet Explorer
  • Professionally perform multiple, detail oriented tasks with simultaneous deadlines
  • Good writing and organizational skills
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and have integrity and loyalty
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work well under pressure


Position Type: Evaluation Hire

Pay: $17 - $20 per hour

Schedule: 8 am – 5 pm Monday-Friday


Three Ways To Apply: (choose one)

Express Office: Fort Myers (Northeast Corridor)
8695 College Parkway
Suite 2300
Fort Myers, FL 33919