Purchasing and Procurement Manager
Manage significant pre-construction activities necessary to support the delivery of a high annual volume of new single-family and multifamily homes. Lead staff of 2-4. Organize and input information into company software programs and create management reports. Interact with internal and external contacts to coordinate construction activities.
- Review new building plans for architectural and structural consistency
- Bid, evaluate, negotiate, and recommend awarding of subcontract agreements for vertical construction of single family and multifamily homes
- Review subcontract agreements for accuracy
- Complete takeoff calculations for lumber, interior trim, doors, windows, and other interior materials
- Lead and manage staff of two to four production coordinators; train staff in construction techniques and materials and takeoff procedures
- Oversee all purchasing activities
- Interview and vet new trade partners
- Develop and maintain cost reports for large land development projects and activities
- Develop and maintain unit cost forecasts and reports for single family and multifamily residential projects
- Lead company value engineering process for residential products
- Create projects and jobs in corporate reporting software
- Monitor product availability and expediently procure replacements for discontinued items
- Negotiate and manage rebates with material suppliers
- Oversee all purchasing, within contract limits
- Prepare quarterly bonus reports for construction staff
- Define and refine scopes of work for subcontract agreements
- Assist project managers with architectural and structural plan clarifications and questions
- Assist project managers with building code requirements and interpretation
- Counsel non-performing trade partners, up to and including termination when necessary
- Revise original construction schedules in Company software
- Monitor construction schedules monthly to determine annual production capabilities
- Research new products to improve efficiency and/or construction standards.
- Other miscellaneous duties as assigned
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Impeccable integrity, drive, positive attitude, and a proven ability to work across departments and teams
- High School Diploma or GED required, college education preferred
- Ability to read, interpret, and communicate architectural and structural plan details for attached and detached residential units
- Ability to use multifaceted software applications. Experience with Newstar or similar system preferred
- Ability and experience to lead and supervise staff
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (primarily Outlook, Excel, and Word) required
- Experience with construction planning and scheduling preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills
Physical Requirements: (The physical requirements are those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)
- Must be able to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
- Communication skills using the spoken word.
- Ability to see within normal parameters.
- Ability to hear within normal range.
- Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.