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David Weekley Homes Purchasing Manager- Future Opportunity in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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  • Purchasing / Estimating / SCM

  • Colorado Springs, CO

  • Purchasing Manager- Future Opportunity

    Colorado Springs, CO

Purchasing Manager- Future Opportunity

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Job Description

David Weekley Homes' Colorado Springs team is accepting applications for a focused, professional Purchasing Manager with exposure to the residential home building industry for an upcoming opportunity. You will enjoy a rewarding teambuilding experience as you collaborate with sales, construction and purchasing professionals to respond to the unique needs of each home owner. The successful candidate must possess an enthusiastic attitude with a strong work ethic, great communication skills, and the ability to juggle multiple priorities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and manage trade contractor relationships

  • Vendor selection and management

  • Manage procurement in the most cost effective manner

  • Read and thoroughly understand residential blueprints

  • Providing field operations and sales force with required, reliable materials and products

  • Interact directly with builders and contractors on current conditions and on all changes

  • Gross margin analysis

  • Takeoff analysis

  • Negotiating lower or lowest pricing

  • Managing consistent takeoffs

  • Completion of major projects

  • Managing multiple and changing priorities

  • Foster professional development of purchasing team through regular meetings, growth reviews, coaching and communication

  • Hiring and training of purchasing staff as needed

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related degree

  • One or more years in construction operations

  • 2 or more years in construction purchasing management to include estimating, construction, negotiation, purchasing, accounting, supervision responsibilities

  • Good computer skills essential with experience in Excel and JDEdwards preferred

  • Works well with math figures

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Knowledgeable in all functional areas of a homebuilder

  • Self-directed with disciplined work habits and strong organizational skills

  • Readily adaptable to change

Come and join our winning team recognized by Fortune Magazine as “One of the Top 100 Companies to Work For” 14 times. David Weekley Homes builds in 19 markets from coast to coast and is the largest privately-held builder in America. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Medical, Dental and Vision

  • 401k and discretionary 8% match

  • Profit Sharing

  • Vacation, Holidays & PTO

  • New Home Discount for Team Member & Family

  • Team Member Product Discount

  • Community Outreach

  • And More!

Note to Job Seekers: No telephone calls please. Qualified candidates will be contacted in the event there is a match. Thank you.

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