National Purchasing Agent - Norcross, GA

Purchasing Norcross, Georgia


Position at Century Communities

About Century Communities

As a top 10 U.S. homebuilder and industry leader in online sales, we know what it takes to be a market gamechanger, and that includes providing you with all the resources, opportunities, and benefits to build a thriving and rewarding career.

Benefits We Offer

Team members enjoy an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off and sick leave, plus home and mortgage discounts. We also offer competitive salaries with the potential for discretionary bonuses and/or commission structure (depending on the position).

We Hire The Best

Our mission of building, financing and insuring A Home For Every Dream™ is only possible with the best talent in the industry. If that’s you—if you’re a self-starter, changemaker and thoughtful collaborator ready to take their career to the next level—then apply today!

What You’ll Do:

The National Purchasing Agent assists the national, corporate, and division purchasing departments with maintaining accurate and updated vendor information, contracts, purchase orders, and programs.

Your Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and update the model estimate and lot condition budgets.
  • Ensure direct costs are budgeted in consistent line items in each division across the company.
  • Set up new plans & communities in Newstar, ensuring consistent maintenance & accuracy for both.
  • Set up new vendors and maintain contracts with existing vendors.
  • Ensure Master Subcontract Agreements (MSA’s) and related insurance documents are signed and executed and conform with internal policies.
  • Ensure divisions are executing vendor bid comparison sheets and obtaining at least three bids when possible
  • Input and maintain quantities and pricing (takeoffs, parts, craft codes, and bid rates).
  • Process and issue new purchase orders and maintain existing purchase orders.
  • Issue variance purchase orders and manual purchase orders on an as-needed basis.
  • Help create a standardized master option database and division product libraries.
  • Input option pricing and ensure option margins are consistent with internal guidelines and individual market conditions.
  • Help divisions process and code invoices as needed.
  • Help create and maintain consistent scopes of work for major trades and ensure they are utilized.
  • Assist the national purchasing team in setting up new rebate programs and inputting national contract price changes.
  • Input national and regional contracts and pricing.
  • Assist in corporate and division special purchasing and production-related projects as needed.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

What You Have:

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Strong organization & follow-up skills.

Your Education and Experience:

  • High School/GED required.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience working within the home building industry.
  • Experience working with NEWSTAR Homebuilder ERP software is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience working with purchase orders, variance purchase orders, vendor contracts, and MSA’s (master subcontract agreements) within the home building industry.
  • Previous experience working with vendors is a plus.
  • OSHA 10/30 Construction qualification is a plus.