Purchasing Assistant in Tampa, FL at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 4/30/2021

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    Tampa, FL
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description


Summary of Position Requirements

The Purchasing Assistant (PA) is responsible for all aspects of ROC operating systems, accurate take-off entry and take-off maintenance.  Additional duties are: maintaining standardized cost codes, item codes, item pricing, and any task related to generating a lot start package in support of the division(s) they are assigned to.  



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set-up and maintain plan take-off information, including complete entry for new and revised plans.
  • Set-up and maintain option take-offs for all plans/communities within their division(s) of responsibility.
  • Monitor home site (lot) budgeting process to create budgets in compliance with projected start dates.
  • Includes reviewing simulated take-off budgets (SIMs) prior to finalizing budgets.
  • Includes reviewing final budgets & start packages for accuracy.
  • Prepare and distribute start packages for the field and office weekly.
  • Interact with estimating and division purchasing to resolve any take-off / budget problems.
  • Generate and maintain supplier/trade partner item pricing (via Schedule B’s) within Excel / JD Edwards (JDE) by utilizing the upload/download process.
  • Generate Cost per Square Foot (CPSF) reports.
  • Correct problem commitments (Purchase orders, POs) in JDE, including take-off changes from the division(s).
  • Work with Suppliers/Trade Partners to resolve old invoices as necessary.
  • Respond to varying workload and pace as defined by the business needs.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in office environment.
  • Computer literate with efficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. JD Edwards experience preferred.
  • Good written, verbal, and organization skills.
  • Professionally perform multiple, detail oriented tasks with simultaneous deadlines.
  • Possess strong work ethic, integrity, and loyalty. Be a team player with ability to work under pressure.

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