Purchasing Manager in Miami, FL at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 5/20/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Miami, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    5/20/2021
  • Job ID:
    2021-17575

Job Description

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, and 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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Purchasing Manager, preferably with a National Homebuilder
  • Must have superior analytical and communication skills.
  • Must have significant knowledge of the residential homebuilding industry.
  • Must have sound financial and project management knowledge.
  • Must be able to build and use should-cost models.
  • Must have sound negotiating skills and influencing skills.

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