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Multifamily-Purchasing Manager - Seattle

Company: D. R. Horton
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Multifamily-Purchasing Manager - Seattle (2303904) Job Description Multifamily-Purchasing Manager - Seattle - 2303904 Description 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 at for 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. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage all aspects of purchasing for the multifamily division
  • 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)
  • 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 Qualifications 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
          • 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, America's Builder.

Keywords: D. R. Horton, Seattle , Multifamily-Purchasing Manager - Seattle, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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