BrightView Purchasing Agent in Fountain Valley, California
Brighter futures start here. Welcome to BrightView. We’re a team of talented professionals, driven by results and relationships, and committed to taking care of each other, clients, and communities.
BrightView was recently formed through the combination of landscape industry pioneers and leaders, Brickman and ValleyCrest. This defining event united more than 140 years of experience, an extraordinary portfolio of high-profile projects and clients, and a vast, national network of expertise and innovation. As one and true to our name, we’re reinventing the industry while affording our 22,000+ team members access to the most comprehensive training, resources, benefits, mentorship, and opportunities for career advancement.
A brighter future is in your hands. We currently have a full time position available for an Purchasing Agent who will partner with our estimating team and project management team to ensure that all materials and equipment needed for site development projects are acquired according to Company guidelines.
What you'll do:
Purchasing Agents are also responsible for safeguarding all Company assets and:
Negotiating and procuring plant material for multiple jobs in multiple locations
Ensuring that all materials are acquired at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need
Interviewing vendors, analyzing quotes, recommending resources and scheduling deliveries
Obtaining delivery certifications and reviewing materials received against orders placed
Verifying and approving invoices for orders placed
Developing and maintaining necessary records and files
Demonstrating role model behaviors on ethics and integrity as well as positively promoting Company culture
Working with Landscape Architects to tag plant material
Nursery management of BrightView owned plant material
Skills we're seeking:
2 years procurement experience in landscaping, construction or related industry
Horticulture knowledge/experience is a plus
Effective oral and written communication skills
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment
Strong work ethic
Customer service experience
Prefer Bachelors degree
Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
Paid time off
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
BrightView Landscape Development is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.