23 days old

Multifamily-Purchasing Manager - Seattle

Kirkland, WA 98033
*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-WA_*. 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 Responsibilities*include 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

Salary Range: $100,000 - $160,000

*/Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, Americas Builder./*


**Job:** **Purchasing*

**Organization:** **MultiFamily / Communities*

**Title:** *Multifamily-Purchasing Manager - Seattle*

**Location:** *Washington-Kirkland*

**Requisition ID:** *2303904*

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Multifamily-Purchasing Manager - Seattle

D.R. Horton, Inc
Kirkland, WA 98033

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