Job Description

We trust that as a Purchasing Manager you will: (responsibilities)

  • Initiate, negotiate and contract for all labor and materials associated with construction of our homes
  • Configure and input house budgets, options and area figures
  • Ensure that material takeoffs are correct and complete
  • Set direction on pricing methodology and procedure, reporting system set up and input requirements
  • Maintain contracts, bidding documents and the required insurances for the subcontractor
  • Establish and maintain Scope of Work for all construction phases
  • Establish service level needs and evaluation criteria for building products, subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Source new and better products, subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of plans and specifications
  • Manage the non-standard option pricing program (if applicable to their specific division)
  • Responsible for the entry into the reporting system of job specific pricing and issuance of initial purchase orders
  • Responsible that plans, specifications, scope of works and current house budgets (to include standard and non-standard options) are included in the Builder "Start" packages.  (Not responsible for other departments start package information)
  • Responsible for bid variances (construction is responsible for field variances)
  • Responsible for value engineering of product
  • Monitor and report (on a regular basis) on subcontractor and material increases/decreases
  • Monitor and report (on a regular basis) on construction costs by plan
  • You are willing to perform other duties as assigned

 What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes) 

  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Self-Knowledge

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Business or another related field or have a minimum of 3 years in a similar or position with a production homebuilder
  • High level of understanding of the system applications in one or more homebuilding software packages (i.e., FAST, J.D. Edwards, Lloyds, etc.)
  • Experience with NewStar a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of the homebuilding construction process
  • Strong technical aptitude and willingness to learn new systems and processes is critical
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong relationship skills

FLSA Status: Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • Interviewing, selecting, and training employees
  • Setting rates of pay and hours of work
  • Appraising productivity; handling employee grievances or complaints, or disciplining employees
  • Determining work techniques
  • Planning the work
  • Apportioning work among employees
  • Determining the types of equipment to be used in performing work, or materials needed
  • Planning budgets for work
  • Monitoring work for legal or regulatory compliance
  • Providing for safety and security of the workplace

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to oversee direct reports daily and provide guidance as needed
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.

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