Purchasing Manager in Chantilly, VA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 1/11/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Chantilly, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


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


  • Ensure Lennar has only the best subcontractors 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.



  • College degree required
  • 5 years minimum experience in construction technology, environmental management/engineering, industrial hygiene, or related field experience.
  • 3 years minimum experience in homebuilding industry.
  • Must have working knowledge of laws and regulations relating to SWPPP’s, storm water run-off and air quality.
  • Must have strong writing and organizational skills; Detail oriented.
  • High degree of construction knowledge.
  • Team player with strong work ethic.
  • Valid Driver’s License and valid auto insurance coverage required.
  • Computer literacy, including word-processing, spreadsheet analysis, project scheduling and data management software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both verbally and in writing.

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