National Purchasing Manager

11 - 15 years experience  •  Energy / Oil & Gas

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17
Tampa, FL
11 - 15 years experience
Energy / Oil & Gas
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Negotiate and execute national program pricing, rebates, etc. for assigned categories – with a primary focus on lumber and other structural products
  • Ensure national Trade Partners implement inventory sourcing strategies to optimize local Division production schedules
  • Analyze commodity reports and industry trends to use as negotiation leverage
  • Assist Divisions with supply chain challenges, product failures, recalls, etc.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the industry and code requirements for assigned categories
  • Work with local Division management to maximize national program compliance
  • Benchmark industry sourcing and supply management best practices
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Trade Partners
  • Act as liaison between local Divisions and National Trade Partners
  • Collaborate with Regional/Division Purchasing teams to identify and execute cost saving opportunities
  • Review and inquire Divisions on direct construction pricing to ensure best pricing is achieved
  • Create and distribute target pricing sheets for assigned categories
  • Identify and research new product opportunities
  • Participate with IS/IT teams to maximize reporting and purchasing system efficiency
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degreerequired or related working experience
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Purchasing, preferably with a National Home builder
  • Valid drivers license and a good driving record
  • Minimum 3 years sourcing and managing Supplier/Trade Partner relationships
  • Financial management knowledge
  • Good writing and organizational skills
  • Must have sound project management capabilities
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Proven team leader with the ability to earn respect and motivate team members
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