Green Brick Partners


Purchasing Manager- CB JENI and Normandy Homes


Full Time

Plano, United States

Posted a week ago

About the Job

Salary - $66000 - $91000/Year

4.7 Full-time1 hour ago
Full Job Description
The Purchasing Manager must believe in, practice and initiate all Green Brick Partners values set forth in an acronym we call HOME. They must be Honest, Objective, Mature and Efficient in how he or she approaches their role at Green Brick Partners.

Responsible for establishing and controlling costs, mitigating risk and enhancing product quality. Assist sales and design with tools to prepare for selling product. Be able to analyze, negotiate and recommend base cost and option prices to upper management.

Train with the Director of Purchasing to learn “policies and procedures” for Purchasing and participate in regularly scheduled meetings with division peers.
Work closely with the Director of Purchasing to identify goals, objectives and priorities related to purchasing.
Pre-qualify trade contractors prior to bidding and ensure trades are able and capable to perform work.
Work with Sales and Design to perform competition “walks” and hold specification and option meetings to evaluate new and existing programs and update community program as needed.
Create specifications that are in line with market home sales prices. Understand and deliver what our targeted customers are seeking in each community.
Prepare bid packages including: necessary architectural drawings/layouts, bid forms, options, specifications, and scopes of work. Including bid management, analysis and awarding after proper upper management approval.
Establish system set-up for base contracts, options and trade payment.
Coordinate with Sales/Design and Field Operations to ensure option verbiage is created in a way that all of our customers (Sales, Homebuyer, Trade Partners, and Internal Departments) can easily understand and know what is included.
Review costs periodically to ensure accuracy and consistency through the Form 300 and Sales Analysis.
Manage “redline” communication (Field Notifications) during the model and production builds. Obtain new costs and communicate effective dates and financial implications.
Meet regularly with the Area Construction Managers and Customer Service Manager to identify any trade or product challenges that need to be addressed.
Meet regularly with Area Construction Manager to identify and discuss issues on Community Variance to manage potential budget issues or modifications needed to eliminate future occurrences.
Meet regularly with supplier representatives and trades to evaluate opportunities related to new products, procedures, and cost improvements.
Build supplier and trade relationships that benefit both parties. Relationships should foster improved quality, schedules, pricing and customer satisfaction.
Review trade magazines and websites to keep up on industry related issues.
Work to comply with National, Regional and Local Product Agreements and work with the Director of Purchasing to maximize rebate opportunities.
Work with Sales/Design to maintain Option program accuracy.
Perform all option changes that are approved and maintain option accuracy including evaluating sales price changes needed to preserve option margins.
Respond to questions and e-mails within 1 day of original correspondence (where feasible).
Immediately discuss any product or sales price changes made that may affect sales/design and strategize implementation to preserve customer satisfaction.
Insure that Sales/Design Counselors have all samples, feature sheets, and options in order to effectively start and maintain sales.
Manage and control house budgets and submit required monthly activity reporting (Form 300).
Work closely with Construction to coordinate changes or additions needed to support field operations and to expedite timely housing starts with accurate, timely and complete PO information.
Support all Team Members and help answer questions they may have related to purchasing.
Understand and Practice our Core Values

Supervision of Others: Supervise the Purchasing Coordinator(s) and Administrators and provide appropriate coaching and mentoring for this team member to achieve their goals

Authority/Budget/Decision Making/Discretion and Independent Judgment Ability: This position involves the level of duties as described above, or similar, as well as supervisory or management level. Position requires the ability to exercise the discretion and judgement of vendor bid pricing, setup of budget information, and execution of contract.

Physical Requirements: Ability to stand and walk for 4 hours straight or up to a full 8-hour day; sit for extended periods; kneel and bend at the waist; walk up and down stairs; walk on unlevel terrain; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision.

Location: CB JENI / Normandy Homes Corporate Offices

Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Purchasing and/or Construction Field Management related experience preferred and only substituted with 5 years related experience.

Require attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to read, understand, and evaluate plans.
Develop direct reports and delegate work loads
Result orientated with timely decision making abilities
Intermediate skill in MSOffice Outlook, Word and Excel.
Ability to quickly learn purchasing specific software.
Maintain good relationships with vendors, construction, and sales.
Possess analytical problem solving and multi-tasking skills
Be able to work in a fast pace environment

Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Posted a week ago

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