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Purchasing Agent

Rochester, NY, US, 14625

The Dolomite Group


Job ID:  204099


Come join Dolomite Products Co., Inc., a CRH Company, and begin the rest of your future with us.  Dolomite’s recruiting Vision Statement is to provide a World Class development program that attracts, retains, and produces emerging leaders within Dolomite and throughout CRH.  By combining a whole company approach with individual mentorship, formal and hands-on education, we provide an opportunity for our employees to be immersed in our cultural values that have lead us to profitability and success.  Start your career today and apply!!


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 purchase orders within the P2P system which accurately capture the business requirements and leverage existing programs
  • Submit approved purchase orders to supplier and ensure order is delivered and properly invoiced
  • Manage and resolve troubleshoots
  • Drive adoption of sourced programs to maximize value to the company
  • Work with suppliers and sourcing to ensure that accurate product / service information is being communicated 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 and services purchased 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
  • Verify accuracy and compliance on existing policies and procedures related to procurement
  • Cross train and provide backup support to other Purchasing Agents
  • Cover switchboard for receptionist’s breaks (one day a week)


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



  • High school diploma required
  • Associates degree preferred
  • 2 years in purchasing preferred
  • Some combination of education and experience


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to promote and participate in team environment concepts
  • Ability to understand written and oral direction and to communicate same with others
  • Must demonstrate the ability to use a computer to communicate and analyze data.  This includes but is not limited to the use of Outlook, MS Office programs, construction software and web-based programs
  • Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines
  • Self-starter


General Requirements 

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, as well as computer skills
  • Mobility to attend various meetings and events at offsite locations
  • Hours are extended throughout the year to include nights and weekends when necessary
  • 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. The following physical requirements include occasionally bending, kneeling, squatting. Frequently standing, reaching, and fine motor requirements. Continuous walking, sitting, repetitive right and left motions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office environment. The employee continuously works with others. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


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.


CRH Americas 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 Americas family!


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

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Date Posted: 

Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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