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Purchasing Agent



Software Engineering
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023
Lessen is one of the fastest growing companies in the real estate services industry. Our proprietary technology platform provides clients with portfolio dashboards, the ability to review and approve project estimates, check in on project progress in real time and pay vendors all in one place! But we aren’t just a tech company. We are also a property service delivery company offering renovations, turns and maintenance to residential and commercial clients. Lessen recently acquired SMS Assist, an industry-leading facilities maintenance technology and delivery company. The new combined national footprint will serve more than 250,000 properties, facilitate approximately 2.5 million repair and maintenance orders, and complete nearly 20,000 renovation and turn projects per year. Lessen has quickly evolved from exciting startup to valued partner, delivering scalable and turnkey property services to our clients.
Purchasing Agent
Lessen is looking for a Purchasing Agent to join our fast paced, growing real estate start-up company. We are a software and service company focused on modernizing the property services industry.This role will be responsible for supporting the field teams by purchasing various necessary materials, supplies and services across 2 business segments: including renovations and turns.

What You'll Do

  • Oversee the entire project procurement management for multiple markets, including, but not limited to, all the following responsibilities:
  • Purchase materials for all Renovation and Turn Projects
  • Source, select and negotiate with local and regional suppliers where needed
  • Coordinate logistics of materials
  • Facilitate phone sales with suppliers
  • Manage inventory levels for markets where materials are stocked to ensure all necessary materials are available

You Should Have:

  • Construction material knowledge
  • Basic understanding of contract language
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with manufactures and suppliers
  • 2-4 years of Purchasing experience
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite tools and other software as required
  • Extremely detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to prioritize and make sound decision
Why Lessen:
· Competitive compensation
· Dental, Vision, Life, Disability options
· 401K retirement savings plan
· Paid vacation, federal and floating holidays
· Maternity/Paternity Pay
· Career advancement opportunities
· All the tools you’ll need to be successful
Lessen is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. We’re looking for teammates that are enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated, reliable, and will help us amplify the positive & inclusive culture we’ve been building. Lessen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.