• Purchasing Manager

    Job ID
    2018-4111
    Category
    Purchasing
    Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

     

    The Purchasing Manager is responsible for developing, negotiating, and executing division sourcing agreements for specific spend categories.

    Responsibilities

    Primary Duties and Responsiblilities:

    • Ensure Lennar has only the best subcontractors in order to meet its manufacturing needs.
    • Ensure Lennar’s subcontractors are continuously improving in the areas of quality, cost, service and delivery performance.
    • Understand the material supply chains of specific spend categories, and implement material sourcing strategies to optimize the flow through the chain.
    • Maintain a thorough understanding of the industry for the specific major category being sourced.
    • Facilitate value engineering sessions with subcontractors and associates from division customers.
    • Proactively communicate with all applicable associates within division customers.
    • Benchmark industry sourcing and supply management best practices.
    • Develop, maintain and use should-cost models for specific spend categories and related construction services.
    • Own the responsibility for improving the division’s cost per sq foot for their specified spend categories.
    • Negotiate and question pricing and legitimacy of EPO’s.
    • Review all extra EPO’s to verify within accordance of approved take-offs, scopes of work, proper reason codes utilized, and work with Expeditor to resolve issues as they arise.
    • Identify areas and trends in extra EPO’s to prevent and to reduce costs.
    • Rationalize the subcontractor base to the best of the best.
    • Ensure continuity of supply and labor to the division’s communities.

     

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have superior influencing skills.
    • Must have superior analytical and communication skills.
    • Must have significant knowledge of the residential homebuilding industry.
    • Must have an undergraduate degree or significant demonstration of business knowledge
    • Must have > 3 years sourcing and managing Supplier/Trade Partner relationships.
    • Must have sound financial management knowledge.
    • Must have sound project management capabilities.
    • Must be able to build and use should-cost models.
    • Must have sound negotiating skills.

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    This is primarily a sedentary office position which requires the ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry office supplies and materials weighing 25 pounds or less.  Finger dexterity is required to operate computer keyboard, calculator and telephone equipment.  May operate a motor vehicle.

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