Purchasing Manager (Residential Construction) - Austin, TX

Austin Permanent USD110,000 - USD130,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Join one of the fastest growing luxury homebuilders in Central Texas
  • Enjoy a hybrid schedule, competitive compensation, and career growth opportunity

About Our Client

Luxury home builder based in Austin who specialize in building high-end single family homes ranging from $1M to $4M. With a reputation for building the highest-quality homes through their extensive network of high-end trades and subcontractors, this home builder is projecting a very strong project pipeline throughout 2023 and into 2024.

Job Description

The Purchasing Manager will oversee all purchasing and procurement operations for each home project the company builds along with managing a team of 2-3 Purchasing Agents. In addition, the Purchasing Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee the full purchasing life cycle for each project
  • Manage subcontractor price negotiations and contracts
  • Manage negotiating and executing of contracts for the purchase of all material and labor
  • Prepare bid packages, collect pricing, negotiate contracts, maintain scopes of work, administer contracts and control budgets.
  • Play a major role in the New Home Design Process, Design Selection Process, and Value Engineering Process
  • Recruit, hire, evaluate, train, develop and retain productive and highly engaged purchasing department team members
  • Ensure option requests and change orders are accurate and processed appropriately within the department, within the scope of company guidelines
  • Understand and coach team members about purchasing and construction best practices, as well as how to read/evaluate blueprints, and building codes to ensure proper contracting of trades

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Purchasing Manager should have a proven track record of working in the Purchasing operations within residential home building. In addition, the Purchasing Manager must meet the following criteria:

  • 5 years minimum of residential construction purchasing experience
  • 2 years minimum of direct management/leadership experience
  • Ability to read and analyze on and off-site blueprints and understand relevant reports (i.e. grading, sewer and water, architectural CDs)
  • Must have good interpersonal and teamwork skills, desire to learn, ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of estimating and purchasing principles as well as residential construction practices and materials
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Construction Science, or relevant years of work experience
  • Must have Purchasing experience specifically within the residential construction industry

What's on Offer

In return for hiring the Purchasing Manager, this home builder is offering a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Lucrative base salary range ($110,000 - $130,000)
  • Guaranteed Annual Bonus (10-15% of salary)
  • Excellent Health Benefits (Vision, Dental, Medical)
  • PTO (Vacation, Sick, and Holidays)
  • Hybrid Schedule (3 days in office, 2 days remote)
  • Continued Education Reimbursement (for approved courses)
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement Management
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Jack Mitchell
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Hybrid working