• Purchasing Manager

    Job ID
    2018-4298
    Category
    Purchasing
    Location
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Overview

    Summary of Position Requirements

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

    Responsibilities

    PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • 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 ADDITIONAL 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.

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