Careers: Purchasing Agent


  • 3 years’ experience in homebuilding within a fast-paced office environment required.
  • Strong PC computer skills required, with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook), Adobe Pro and internet-based programs such as Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.
  • Detail-oriented, and well organized with ability to prioritize.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with office staff, field personnel, vendors, and sub-contractors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a focus on accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with speed, precision, and accuracy.
  • Excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills; high sense of urgency; ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Experience with ECI Solutions software is a plus.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate Preliminary Purchase Orders for all home starts in your assigned area that are designated on the Anglia Homes Pipeline with an emphasis on accurate Purchase Orders that will include all Change Orders prior to publication of start.
  • Be familiar with all pertinent budgets, costs, standard features, and available selections that may be offered in your assigned communities/subdivisions.
  • Assist your Managerial Team to resolve contract changes/issues with pricing, change order requests.
  • Work with the Purchasing Director/Manager to determine the base home cost and option costs before total sales prices being finalized.
  • Assist with the facilitation of budget revisions for all plan changes (frame walks, specification changes, field redline changes, added options, etc.).
  • Reviews start packages prior to distributing to field to validate accuracy.
  • Address daily issues concerning house files, vendor issues and/or material/trade purchase orders.
  • Assist team members as needed to ensure projects stay on track and on time.

Essential Functions

  • Report to the Office/Community daily to adhere to schedule.
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device.
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers, higher-level managers, and others as needed.
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around the work environment as needed.
  • Comply with company policies and procedure.

Travel: Domestic travel, primarily local, may be required to support some business activities.

Working conditions: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical requirements: The ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around the work environment including construction sites.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.

Benefits of Working with Anglia Homes, LP

In addition to a great team atmosphere, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Salary Commensurate with Experience
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
Anglia Homes LP | 1575 Sawdust Road, Ste. 500 | The Woodlands, TX 77380
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