Job Description


DeSoto, TX

Diversified Sourcing Solutions  is looking for dynamic people to join an amazing company

The Materials Manager (Purchasing Agent) will:

Execute daily transactions for building materials, MRO, and other services to ensure reliable

supply of goods and services.

Execute purchase orders in SpendMap, maintain purchasing information records, provide

invoice discrepancy resolution, expediting, and general purchasing activities.

Calculate material requirements (takeoffs) from construction drawings.

Work to resolve internal and external issues related to supply and the Purchase to Pay

(P2P) process.

Build and maintain effective relationships with trade partners to better meet cost and

production requirements.

Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support,

availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation

and history.

Communicate product changes to Business Development, Production, Engineering and

Trade Partners as well as coordinate pricing adjustments when necessary.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

Knowledgeable about the construction industry including construction cost, materials,

products, methods and procedures.

Ability to read blueprints, construction drawings and addendums required.

Ability to multi-task and prioritize several tasks without compromising quality of work or

mission deadlines.

Highly analytical, in terms of quantitative (mathematical) and qualitative (trade quality

assessment) skills.

Proven organization skills in a high paced work environment.

Must be able to use word processing, e-mail and have advanced Excel spreadsheet skills

for internal and external communications, creation of reports and presentations.

Ability to multi-task and prioritize several tasks without compromising quality of work or

mission deadlines.

Knowledge of business English and ability to communicate patiently and professionally with

both internal and external customers both orally and in writing. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.

Must enjoy fast paced, high volume work environment

Minimum of 3 years of experience in Purchasing or Supply Chain in the Construction


4-year degree in Construction Management, Industrial Engineering, or Business

Administration or comparable on-the-job experience desired.

Pay is $70,000.00 annually- DOE

If you meet the qualifications of this position, please apply today.

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is a national search firm that places top candidates with our top customers. We are an EEO Employer: Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Disability, Age or any other classification protected by law.

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