Purchasing Agent
Posted on 11/30/2023
INACTIVE
Homebound

201-500 employees

Tech-powered homebuilder offering customizable designs and financing
Company Overview
Homebound is a tech-powered homebuilder that offers a unique, customer-centric approach to homebuilding, allowing clients to customize their homes and choose their preferred neighborhoods in California, Texas, Colorado, and Florida. The company's competitive advantage lies in its seamless process, from reservation to move-in, facilitated by a dedicated customer experience team that provides detailed updates on build progress. Furthermore, Homebound's industry leadership is demonstrated by its partnerships with top lending partners, ensuring clients have access to excellent financing options.
Real Estate
B2C

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$148M

Founded

2018

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-4%

1 year growth

-13%

2 year growth

30%
Locations
Fort Myers, FL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
CategoriesNew
Architecture & Civil Engineering
Requirements
  • At least 3 years of Procurement experience in Custom Homebuilding and/or Production Homebuilding environments
  • Demonstrated ability to work across teams, including Growth, Construction Operations, and Finance to solve critical business problems
  • Skilled at using data to inform decision making
  • Strong relationships with vendor community in Fort Myers
  • Strong background in MS Excel/Google Sheets and able to efficiently organize data using program shortcuts and table creation
  • Analytical, problem-solving, organizational, presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects at once
Responsibilities
  • Work with Purchasing Manager to build budgets with accurate scopes of work for all new projects
  • Assist in facilitating the distribution of finish end RFPs through Homebound's tech platform as required
  • Collaborate with Architecture and Design team members to develop finish end selection items and offer input based on cost and supply chain availability
  • Develop trade and SKU management tools to properly validate accuracy to plans and scope, track/communicate lead times, and ensure seamless delivery/install in the field
  • Ensure purchase orders are released in accordance with the agreed upon construction schedule where applicable
  • Enter estimates into Homebound’s tech platform to set up new projects
  • Contribute to the library of Homebound scopes of work, unit pricing for materials and labor, and documents relating to trade and supplier contract management
  • Utilize only specified Homebound tech platforms to accomplish your work; always keep company information in software or on platforms specifically approved for purchasing functions
  • Issue management approved Variance Purchase Orders (VPO's) initiated from Construction Operations in accordance with Homebound policies and procedures
  • Perform Budget maintenance and Earned Revenue allocations on all active projects on a weekly basis
  • Partner with Accounting and Construction Operations teams on resolving trade partner related challenges/ issues