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Meritage Homes Corporation Purchasing Agent in Greenville, South Carolina

Meritage Homes is looking for a Purchasing Agent to support our Greenville Division. This person will:

  • Research and resolve Vendor disputes; including product or pricing issues, and invoice and contract discrepancies and coordinate pricing adjustments when necessary

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with trade partners to better meet bidding and production requirements

  • Work collaboratively with other departments, including land development, construction, marketing, finance, and design, to ensure all internals goals and deadlines are met

  • Communicate product changes to Sales, Construction, and Subcontractors

  • Initiate bid events with subcontractors, perform bid analysis, and create and compile contract confirmations as well as all backup as necessary for audit compliance

  • Assist in base cost and option price analysis

  • Assist in reviewing house budgets to verify accurate base house and margin costs

  • Assist in end-of-month cost-off process to get accruals for current month closings

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Purchasing or the Construction Industry, preferably in residential homebuilding

  • 4-year degree or similar experience

  • Exceptional computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word; JD Edwards, Enterprise One, and BuildPro experience a plus

  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and other construction documents a plus

  • A go-getter attitude

  • Enjoy a fast paced, high-volume work environment

  • 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


Are you looking for an incredible career opportunity? Then Meritage Homes is the place for you! From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we believe in quality.   Meritage Homes is the ENERGY STAR® Partner of The Year in Sustained Excellence for being a leader in protecting the environment and advancing energy efficiency in homebuilding. We are looking for candidates who are excited about furthering their careers, as well as being a part of an organization that helps people live happier, healthier lives. With over 100,000 homes built, Meritage Homes is looking for professionals who are self-starters and want to help our organization grow by providing new and innovative ideas.

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in several ways, including:

  • A work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level

  • An organization that lives by its core values everyday

  • Team atmosphere where very individual is considered a vital asset

  • State of the art technology to provide an optimal working environment

  • A competitive pay structure

  • Strong benefits

  • Flexibility in work-life integration

  • Team-oriented environment where all individuals play an integral role in the company

  • Opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization

  • Maintain a competitive drive to be the best

ID: 2021-8176

External Company Name: Meritage Homes Corporation

External Company URL:

Street: 750 Executive Center Drive