1+ months

National Director of Strategic Sourcing

Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

As a National Director of Strategic Sourcing working for Taylor Morrison you will lead detailed analysis of homebuilding sourcing and procurement, operations and improvements and system enhancements and conversions. Develop target state operating models, strategic and tactical recommendations, and implementation roadmaps, incorporating industry intelligence and best practices. Identify and communicate technical and strategic matters to division and corporate personnel. This position reports to the Vice President, National Purchasing Optimization.

Job Details

We trust that as a  National Director of Strategic Sourcing  you will: (responsibilities)

  • Assess and assist in the deployment of opportunities identified by team that can be leveraged throughout the organization; partner to develop the business case for change; review proposed project plan; oversee implementation and change process; measure, analyze and ensure results are documented; deploy system for continuous improvement
  • Develop and implement critical training including, but not limited to, should cost training, negotiation training and systems training
  • Assess, enhance and implement on-boarding content and processes for new employees
  • Develop, implement and lead standardization of the purchasing function including processes and systems
  • Assess, enhance and implement system conversions and enhancements in BuildPro and NewStar
  • Partner with Area Presidents and Field Leadership to establish best practices and gain consensus
  • Track & publish operational and financial performance
  • Monitor and report purchasing activities for each division to address under performance with the local Vice President of Purchasing and other members for Field Leadership
  • Manage, motivate and develop national purchasing optimization staff and outside consultants
  • Ensure forecasts, project budgets and department budgets are prepared timely and accurately
  • Partner to provide financial analysis assistance to various key projects
  • Assists in the improvement, development of communication and reporting tools for various purchasing optimization efforts across the organization
  • You are willing to perform other duties as assigned

What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes) 

  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Consensus Building
  • Self-Knowledge

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years’ experience in home building
  • Relevant experience, preferably in the homebuilding, land development and/or construction industry
  • Five+ years’ experience managing and training personnel
  • Strong computer skills, with expertise in Build Pro

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • Interviewing, selecting, and training employees
  • Setting rates of pay and hours of work
  • Appraising productivity; handling employee grievances or complaints, or disciplining employees
  • Determining work techniques
  • Planning the work
  • Apportioning work among employees
  • Determining the types of equipment to be used in performing work, or materials needed
  • Planning budgets for work
  • Monitoring work for legal or regulatory compliance
  • Providing for safety and security of the workplace

Essential Functions: 

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to oversee direct reports daily and provide guidance as needed
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Comply with company policies and procedure 

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds 

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. 


Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first.  In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Posted: 2023-07-28 Expires: 2024-07-27

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National Director of Strategic Sourcing

Taylor Morrison
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

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