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Purchasing Manager

Company: D.R. Horton
Location: College Station
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job 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 www.drhorton.com for more information.
D.R. Horton, Inc. is 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 companySupervisory ResponsibilitiesDirectly 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 emailPreferred Qualifications
      • Experience and knowledge in JD Edwards a plusCome 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
        • 401(K)
        • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
        • Flex Spending Accounts
        • Life Insurance
        • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company HolidaysBuild YOUR future with D.R. Horton, America's Builder. #WeBuildPeople2
          Follow us on social media @hortoncareers for an inside look at our company and connect with us on LinkedIn for up to date job listings!
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          Job: PurchasingPrimary Location: TX-College StationOrganization: Home BuilderSchedule: Full-time
          Job Posting: Dec 6, 2021, 12:00:00 AM

Keywords: D.R. Horton, College Station , Purchasing Manager, Professions , College Station, Texas

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