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The CalAtlantic Group Purchasing Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

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

  • Ensure Lennar has the best trade partners in terms of quality, scheduling adherence / duration and pricing in order to meet its production needs.

  • Perform jobsite trade partner audits for quality, scheduling adherence / duration as deemed necessary by the Director of Purchasing.

  • Find, contract (get MTPA and proper compliant Insurance), negotiate pricing and roll out new trade partners to the division as needed to meet production needs.

  • Regularly travel to onsite locations to validate the quality of existing and/or new trade partners quality of work. Communicate any concerns in trade partnerships to Director of Purchasing.

  • Understand the material supply chain of the designated 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 trade partners 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.

  • Constantly monitor and work to improve 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.

  • Ensure the accuracy of all scopes of work for designated trade categories.

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  • College degree preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years sourcing and managing Supplier/Trade Partner relationships, preferably with a National Homebuilder.

  • Must have superior analytical and communication skills.

  • JDE/AS400 experience preferred.

  • Knowledge/Experience of excel and other Microsoft office applications required.

  • Must have significant knowledge of the residential homebuilding industry.

  • Must have sound financial management knowledge.

  • Must have sound project management capabilities.

  • Must have sound negotiating skills and influencing skills.

ID: 2021-18032

Posting Location: Greenville, SC

External Company Name: Lennar Homes

External Company URL: http://www.Lennar.com/

Telecommute: No

Region/Company: Parker Region

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