Lone Star Instrumentation & Electric Corporation
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits include medical, vision and dental insurance, 401K retirement savings plan, company paid life insurance and paid time off for full time employees.

Electrical Purchasing Manager

Lone Star is looking for a skilled electrical purchaser to buy goods and services necessary for our business operations. The goal would be to raise our profits by making the most high-quality and cost-effective purchases. Primary responsibilities include applying the knowledge of construction & electrical practices, labor costs, and the uses and costs of materials to review project estimates, budgets and production schedules.

Daily Activities

  • Develop profitable purchasing strategies
  • Assess supplier profiles and analyze offers
  • Prepare and implement effective negotiation tactics
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts
  • Review supplies to ensure quality
  • Monitor stock levels
  • Prepare and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures etc.)
  • Manage change order processing timeliness
  • Ensure change order and supplement compliance
  • Control spending on projects
  • Organize and maintain market-specific vendor and subcontractor lists
  • Ensure projects are managed to profit margin specifications
  • Regular process and progress reporting to senior leaders
  • Plan and perform detailed audits to confirm vendor compliance with contracts, change orders and purchase orders
  • Foster and enhance subcontractor relationships
  • Maintain ongoing communication with project staff with regard to subcontractors' performance
  • Develop comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of the contract documents to ensure all procurement requirements within scope are accomplished within budget
  • Become and remain proficient on our services and the associated terminology.
  • Adhere to company employment standards and Best Practices
  • Provide the highest level of internal and external customer service at all times
  • Comply to all company policies and procedures
  • Any other duties as assigned


Position Requirements

  • Proven experience as a purchasing agent or relevant role
  • Demonstrable experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions
  • Knowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practices
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and purchasing software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A strong analytical mindset
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • 3-5 years' experience



Compensation depends on experience.  


Benefits include medical, vision and dental insurance, 401K retirement savings plan, company paid life insurance and paid time off for full time employees. Our company maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all associates. We hire, train, promote and compensate associates on the basis of personal and professional competence and potential for advancement without regard for race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability or citizenship, as well as other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  

About Lone Star Corporation

Lone Star prides itself on the reputation that it has built providing instrumentation and electrical installation and maintenance for a wide variety of heavy industrial markets. Our 100% commitment to customer satisfaction ensures that our clients have a competitive advantage on all of their electrical projects. Our goal is to improve value without sacrificing quality, reliability or excellent service. Quality work demands quality people so apply today!


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