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D.R. Horton, Inc. Multifamily-Purchasing Manager - Austin in Austin, Texas

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.

DHI Communities is a multifamily development division of D.R. Horton, Inc.

DHI Communities is currently looking for a_Multifamily- Purchasing Manager_. The right candidate will obtain and maintain the best qualified and best-priced products and labor contracts to build apartments. Manage and direct Purchasing Staff.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage all aspects of purchasing for the multifamily division
  • Create budgets for upcoming projects
  • Manage and supervise all Purchasing Staff, including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Bid architectural plans to subcontractors and vendors
  • Obtain quality work at a competitive price
  • Oversee the hiring of contractors, suppliers, and laborers
  • Interpret architectural drawings and specifications to determine project requirements (specifications)
  • Maintain computer databases (pricing, estimates, items, etc.)
  • Respond to phone calls from potential new vendors as well as field staff
  • Develop purchasing and logistic strategies on a division/regional/national level
  • Identify alternate sourcing opportunities for cost savings and/or quality enhancements
  • Report to the National Purchasing Manager on the state of division operations and the impact of purchasing
  • Manage and review costs of existing projects
  • Build strategic relationships and a network of business contacts
  • Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
  • Ability to travel overnight

Supervisory Responsibilities * Supervises 2 or more employees

Required Qualifications * Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university * Three to five years related experience and/or training * Ability to focus under pressure and comfortable meeting tight deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail * Possess strong verbal and written communication skills * Ability to work with all levels of management and personnel * Strong organizational skills * Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications * Proficiency with MS Office and email * Ability to sit for majority of 8-hour workday; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision * The noise level is generally moderate

Preferred Qualifications * JD Edwards experience a plus * Knowledge of construction practices preferred

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • 401(K)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

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Job: *Purchasing

Organization: *MultiFamily / Communities

Title: Multifamily-Purchasing Manager - Austin

Location: TX-Austin

Requisition ID: 2401633

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