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Senior Purchasing Manager

Company: Lennar USA
Location: Miami
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewSummary of Position RequirementsThe Senior Purchasing Manager is responsible for developing, negotiating, and executing division sourcing agreements for specific spend categories.#CB Responsibilities Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure Lennar has only the best subcontractors in order to meet its manufacturing needs.
  • Ensure Lennar's subcontractors are continuously improving in the areas of quality, cost, and service and delivery performance.
  • Understand the material supply chains of specific spend categories, and implement material sourcing strategies to optimize the flow through the chain.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the industry for the specific major category being sourced.
  • Facilitate value-engineering sessions with subcontractors and associates from division customers.
  • Maintain product specifications and available selections.
  • Review product trends and propose updates to current specifications to remain ahead of tri-state market.
  • Proactively communicate with all applicable associates within division customers.
  • Benchmark industry sourcing and supply management best practices.
  • Develop, maintain and use should-cost models for specific spend categories and related construction services.
  • Own the responsibility for improving the division's cost per sq foot for their specified spend categories.
  • Negotiate and question pricing and legitimacy of EPO's.
  • Review all extra EPO's to verify within accordance of approved take-offs, scopes of work, proper reason codes utilized, and work with Expeditor to resolve issues as they arise.
  • Identify areas and trends in extra EPO's to prevent and to reduce costs.
  • Rationalize the subcontractor base to the best of the best.
  • Ensure continuity of supply and labor to the division's communities. QualificationsEducation and Experience Requirements
    • College degree required
    • Minimum 10 years sourcing and managing Supplier/Trade Partner relationships, preferably with a National Homebuilder
    • Must have superior analytical and communication skills.
    • JDE/AS400 experience preferred
    • Knowledge/Experience of excel and other Microsoft office applications required
    • Must have significant knowledge of the residential homebuilding industry.
    • Must have sound financial management knowledge.
    • Must have sound project management capabilities.
    • Must be able to build and use should-cost models.
    • Must have sound negotiating skills and influencing skills.#CB #LI-RS1 TypeRegular Full-Time

Keywords: Lennar USA, Miami , Senior Purchasing Manager, Executive , Miami, Florida

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