A Career with Far West Industries

Far West Industries currently has the following team member openings available. If you would like to apply for a position please click or tap the Apply Now button and send us your resume and contact information. We look forward to hearing from you. Value and integrity is the basis of all that we do; that's why Far West Industries is one of Southern California's premier home builders.

PURCHASING AGENT

Manages the Purchasing operation for the Company. Bids, coordinates and writes specifications and scope of work for all vertical construction. Prepares and manages all budgets for vertical construction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating and updating policies and procedures surrounding the Purchasing Department
  • Assist in product development to suggest floorplans that are both efficient and highly desirable, working with community proformas
  • Keep up to date with competitors' product offerings, standard features, and options
  • Prepare product specifications for each new community
  • Assist V.P. of Operations to coordinate with architects, consultants and engineers for plan status, plan submittals, and document changes
  • Compile bid packages, bid new communities or plan adds, spread bids
  • Find qualified trade partners who can provide cost effective construction and quality
  • Negotiate contracts with trade partners and approve extras
  • Write general, specific, and inclusive scope of work documents depending on work to be accomplished
  • Coordinate prepare contracts, purchase orders and all change orders
  • Coordinate with V.P. of Operations to evaluate trade partners
  • Participate and prepare reporting, tracking and rebate information for the Company
  • Coordinate and assist the V.P. of Land Development with all plan changes
  • Communicate and orient all sales personnel on each new community with regard to specifications, options, quality of materials and competition's specifications
  • Manage/Maintain approved bid lists
  • Update all budgets monthly, or as directed by the Division President
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Education and Additional Requirements:

  • Three (3) years minimum experience in Purchasing or Related field
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Valid driver's license
  • High degree of construction knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of Newstar accounting software is preferred
  • Ability to negotiate with trade partners
  • Detail oriented with ability to multi-task while meeting various deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to accept constructive feedback
  • Team player
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