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Purchasing Operation Manager

Lennar Homes Dallas Full-Time
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Overview

Job Description

Manage Purchasing Department operations and is responsible for the effective and successful management of labor, productivity and quality control safety measures as established and set for the Purchasing Department. Ensure expedient, effectiveness and efficient purchasing operations. Enhance the purchasing operational procedure, systems and principles in the areas of information flow and management, business processes, enhanced management reporting and looks for opportunities to expand systems. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the department’s and company’s policies. #CB



Responsibilities

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities • Maintain constant communication with the VP of Purchasing, department heads, purchasing associates and trade partners to ensure proper operations of the organization.• Oversees the daily workings of purchasing operations. Plans, manages, and implements schedules to ensure deadlines are met, and maintains a high quality standard of product production and delivery.• Act as liaison with other departments, including interacting with managers of different areas of the organization, presenting findings to stakeholders and higher management as well as training and supervising new employees and tracking and measuring purchasing staff performance.• Lead, motivate, and support a large team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment while coordinating the setup and implementation of career development plans for all associates and problem resolutions.• Manage timely data collection to update operations metrics to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost per unit, eliminate errors, and deliver excellent customer service.• Conduct budget reviews and report cost plans to the VP of Purchasing.• Responsibilities may include interviewing, selection and hiring; training new and existing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; authoring and discussing with associates’ performance appraisals; addressing employee performance and corrective action plans; employee motivation and rewards. Organizing the budgets of the division in collaboration with the VP of Purchasing.• Contribute operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepare and complete action plans; implement production, productivity, quality and customer-service standards; resolve problems; complete audits; identify trends.• Manage relationships with key trade partners.• Work closely with the VP of Purchasing to set and/or implement policies, procedures and systems and to follow through with implementation.• Manage relationships with key operations vendors.



Qualifications



Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, supply chain, operations management, business administration, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of proven experience in a construction/purchasing operations management position.
  • Strong budget development and oversight skills.
  • Excellent ability to delegate responsibilities while maintaining organizational control of branch operations and customer service.
  • Highly trained in conflict management and business negotiation processes.
  • Knowledge of general business software and aptitude to learn new applications; proficiency in JDE, Hyphen Solutions BuildPro/SupplyPro, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project).
 

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The history of our Company is amazing. Lennar began in 1954, as F&R Builders, co-founded by Gene Fisher and Arnold Rosen. In 1956 Leonard Miller joined F&R by investing $10,000 and replacing Gene as Arnold’s partner. Through Leonard’s guidance and Arnold’s attention to construction, our hallmark traits of Quality, Value and Integrity were born. In 1970 we became a public Company under the corporate banner of Lennar, a combination of Leonard and Arnold’s names.

Through the years, Lennar has grown to a disciplined and spirited team of Associates who have fine-tuned the art of identifying and capturing opportunities to grow and become an even better Company. The result is a long proven track record of strategically timed and impeccably executed expansions into new markets. As a result, Lennar now builds homes in some of the most desirable cities and states to live in all across America, and has now become one of the most respected homebuilders in the nation.

Lennar Corporation, founded in 1954, is headquartered in Miami, Florida and is one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations. Lennar builds affordable, move-up and retirement homes in Communities that cater to almost any lifestyle – such as urban, golf course, Active Adult or suburban Communities.

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