Purchasing Agent


Highland Homes, a successful Florida homebuilder, is now hiring a Purchasing Agent! The ideal candidate has 2 to 5 years of purchasing experience in production homebuilding.

The position is based at our corporate office in Lakeland, Florida, with regular hours scheduled Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.



  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery, and compliance to terms of contracts
  • Follows and provides feedback on processes set forth by the department for organization and data management
  • Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers
  • Prepare plan take-offs and manage bidding process
  • Negotiate and analyzing bid pricing
  • Create and maintain construction budgets for all home plans and related options and upgrades
  • Correlate with design, construction and sales departments to maintain community standards and accuracy of plans



  • Candidates must have 2 to 5 years minimum residential construction experience
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong organizational skills, communication skills, and be detail-oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to negotiate in a cost transparent environment
  • Ability to develop and improve vendor partnerships
  • Construction knowledge
  • Ability to work in a continuous improvement environment
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills



  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and life insurance
  • 401K matching
  • Holidays, vacation, and paid time off
  • Semi-annual team building events and activities
  • Opportunity for advancement


Cover Letter: Please let us know, in addition to the experience outlined on your resume, why you will be a valuable member of the Highland Homes team.


Job Type: Full-time

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