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Purchasing Agent - Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX, US, 75229

APG Central


Job ID:  220922


Jewell, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG. APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.   


Job Description Summary

This employee will be responsible for the purchasing of all re-sale items, preparing, establishing, and maintain product codes and pricing. This position will also interface with Customer Service, Inventory and Accounting on related tasks as needed.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage stock buy item inventory levels
  • Work closely with vendors and dispatch to insure the best value
  • Prepare monthly consignment billings
  • Assist with forecasting and purchasing of materials and products
  • Assist with resolving billing issues and any conflicts between the company and the vendors
  • Generate and manage monthly blanket purchases and purchase orders
  • Monitor requisitions and verify, prepare, and forward purchase order to vendor
  • Track purchase orders for late PO lines and communicate with affected parties
  • Prepare purchase order by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from supplies for substitute items; obtaining approval from appropriate manager
  • Assist with Inventory counting process: generate count sheets and enter counts
  • Assist Customer Service as needed with miscellaneous tasks


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.


  • High school diploma / equivalent
  • At least 1 year of experience
  • Manufacturing and Accounting experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to utilize mathematical concepts to compute rate, ratio, percent, percentages, and volume
  • Ability to solve new or existing problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; must be able to maintain confidential information


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Jewell, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Buyer, Operations