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Purchasing Agent - Rochester NY

Rochester, NY, US, 14625

The Dolomite Group


Job ID:  468779



The Dolomite Group, a CRH Company, was founded in 1920 as an aggregate mining business. Over 100 years later, Dolomite continues to be the preferred supplier of Construction Aggregates, Hot Mix Asphalt, and Ready Mix Concrete for customers throughout the Greater Rochester Region and Southern Tier. Our high-quality Products, Culture of safety, and the strong dedication of our employees have always been the key to our success. If you're looking for a challenging, stable, and rewarding career in a thriving industry, apply today! 

Position Overview

Supports the plants through the timely procurement of quality materials. Executes procurement strategies that ensure supply and optimize total cost of ownership for the business.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Work with requestors to clarify specifications, establish source alternatives, increase standardization, and otherwise increase value related to an order
  • Understand the local supply chain (manufacturing, distribution, delivery, use, service, and disposal) related to the products and services being purchased
  • Prepare and submit purchase orders which accurately capture the business requirements and leverage existing programs while ensuring on-time delivery
  • Manage and resolve invoice and receipt discrepancies
  • Drive adoption of sourced programs to maximize value to the company
  • Monitor and assess the adoption of national/preferred programs to ensure alignment with the development of preferred supplier relationships
  • Identify gaps, conflicts, and barriers that effect programs and share with leadership
  • Work with suppliers and sourcing to ensure accurate product information is relayed on orders including pricing, availability, part numbers and delivery
  • Arrange for the proper transportation of the purchased products if needed
  • Monitor and research order history of similar products / services to evaluate and track differences in costs, delivery, quality, and performance
  • Support efforts to identify and evaluate new or alternative suppliers
  • Ensure suppliers / sub-contractors are compliant with required insurance documentation
  • Maintain ethical relationships with suppliers and stakeholders
  • Collaborate and negotiate with suppliers
  • Ensure all activities within the procurement process are followed in accordance with procurement best practice policies and procedures


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



  • Associates degree preferred
  • 2 years in purchasing preferred
  • Experience with procurement tools, processes and systems preferred


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines


General Requirements 

  • Mobility to attend various meetings and events at offsite locations
  • Travel may be required


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What CRH Offers You 


  • Highly competitive base pay 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs 

  • Group retirement savings program 

  • Health and wellness programs 

  • Group retirement savings program
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion 



About CRH 


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization. 


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest! 


Dolomite Products Co., Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. 


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.  

Date Posted:  Nov 16, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Rochester

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Procurement, Buyer, Supply, Operations