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Vice President, Purchasing

Frisco, TX 75034
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Job Description Summary

As a Vice President, Purchasing working for Taylor Morrison you will manage both the tactical and transactional segment of the department. You will be responsible for directing and developing the future leaders within the department. Recognizes value of items being purchased. Negotiates and finalizes the details of the contract with contractors and other vendors. Follows through with accurate contracts. Directs the day-to-day operations of the department by creating the vision and building a team to execute the strategy.

Job Details

What Youll Do

Lead the architecture, purchasing and cost estimating functions from product development through construction

Responsible for all Division purchasing activities, trade contractor relations, contract administration and cost negotiation

Provide guidance on market trends, price fluctuations and product availability

Understand the buyer profiles serviced to ensure the right products are offered in the design studio

Collaborate with the design studio manager to ensure staff is fully trained on the product offerings

Select, provide training and leadership to the Purchasing Group on customer and employee satisfaction

Initiate, negotiate and contract all labor and materials associated with home construction

Understand, perform, and teach the techniques of Should Costs

Ensure house and option cost are accurate, complete and in the Homebuilder Software System. Communicate changes to leadership team monthly

Ensure that material takeoffs are correct and complete

Set direction on pricing methodology, procedure, reporting system set up and input requirements

Conduct, along with the Construction and Finance leadership, closed job analysis (job scrubs) and develop solutions to eliminate variance

Develop and maintain Scope of Work for all construction phases, in coordination with Construction leadership

Establish service level needs and evaluation criteria for building products, contractors and material suppliers

Continually source new and better products, contractors and material suppliers

Responsible for the accuracy of plans and specifications

Responsible for value engineering of products

Monitor and report (on a regular basis) contractor and material increases/decreases

Monitor and report (on a regular basis) construction costs by plan

Participate in prototype-walks. Incorporate proto-walk changes into the plans and specifications. Notify appropriate departments of plans and specification changes

Provide and maintain competitive bid and value engineering reports for each trade by community

Establish, maintain, and keep current standard operating procedures for the Purchasing Department including each purchasing position

Responsible for compliance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) controls and random monthly audits

Responsible for working with all operation teams to reduce variances

Understand the PIC process and provide cost forecasts as needed

Responsible for taking part in new community kick-off meetings

Maintain working knowledge of all relevant building code requirements

Develop and maintain specifications

Perform supplier production analysis to ensure labor availability

Perform other duties as assigned.

Sound Like You?

You might be just who were looking for if you have

Bachelors Degree and/or minimum of ten years of experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain management and/or procurement or construction.

Extensive knowledge of the homebuilding construction process, experience working for a top 10 national homebuilder (including familiarity or prior experience with production homebuilder)

Hands-on experience and demonstrated performance in data analysis, with strong Excel skills

Prior experience managing and training procurement personnel

Working knowledge of financial systems used within large organizations

Experience working collaboratively with individuals and groups from a wide variety of backgrounds and organization levels, to incorporate their ideas, adapt to their needs, and to form consensus in appropriate situations

High level commitment to customer service and teamwork

Ability to operate independently and under pressure, to perform multiple concurrent tasks and responsibilities, and to deal with changing priorities while maintaining personal effectiveness

Demonstrated knowledge and expertise using various proven negotiation methods and the ability to critically analyze a negotiation

Ability to travel, if necessary

Ability to use with ease the Microsoft suite of solutions

Preferred having a Construction license

Preferred Masters degree in business, supply chain management, or related field

Knowledge of Newstar, BuildPro and PlanSwift is a preferred

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 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 if applicable

Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position up to 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.

Taylor Morrison is an equal opportunity employer. Taylor Morrison does not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion or veteran status.

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)



  • Residential
Posted: 2023-03-17 Expires: 2023-04-30

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Vice President, Purchasing

Taylor Morrison
Frisco, TX 75034

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