Purchasing Manager

  • Annapolis, MD
  • $90,000 - $100,000
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A bit about us:

We are the largest homebuilder in the U.S., 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. We pride ourselves on hiring amazing people with integrity, loyalty, kindness and a willingness to work well with others.

Why join us?

Fortune 500 Company
Constantly promoting from within
Publicly traded company = Stability
Leadership values employees
Company prides itself on developing and training their staff
Great 401k
Great Bonus plan

Job Details

We are currently looking for an Purchasing Manager. The right candidate will oversees the Purchasing Department and all sourcing for equipment, goods and services. Responsible to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, seek best possible contracts and find most profitable suppliers and vendors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
Manage bid process for architectural plans to subcontractors and vendors
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
Assess, manage and mitigate risks
Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
Create budgets for upcoming projects
Manage costs of existing projects
Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly manages two or more employees in the Purchasing Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications
Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; preferably in supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration
Five to eight years of related experience and/or training as Purchasing Manager, Agent or Officer
Proven experience with sourcing, negotiation and vendor management
Ability to gather and analyze data
Possess strong leadership skills and networking capabilities
Ability to effectively present information, respond and draw valid conclusions
Displays regular interest in market dynamics along with business sense
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

Preferred Qualifications

Experience and knowledge in JD Edwards a plus
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Job Details
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Location
Annapolis, MD
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$90,000 - $100,000