Residential Director of Purchasing - Houston, Tx

Houston, Texas Permanent USD120,000 - USD140,000 per year
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About Our Client

Michael Page is partnered up with a leading home builder that focuses on providing exceptional high quality production and semi-custom homes. Due to their continued growth in their Houston division, our client is seeking an experienced Director of Purchasing to join their growing team and lead the purchasing operation for their division.

Job Description

As a key component of this team the Director of Purchasing will be responsible for managing the entire purchasing team as well as having full operational leadership for the purchasing functions across all community projects in Houston.

In addition, the Director of Purchasing will also be responsible for the following:

  • Identifying cost-saving opportunities and negotiating favourable terms with suppliers.
  • Evaluating supplier performance, including delivery timeliness, product quality, and overall reliability.
  • Monitoring and controlling purchasing expenditures to stay within budget constraints.
  • Managing the end-to-end procurement process, including requisition, negotiation, purchase order issuance, and delivery coordination.
  • Providing training and guidance to staff involved in the procurement process.

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 Director of Purchasing applicant should have a proven track record of purchasing experience directly in the single-family residential construction industry, preferably with a high-volume production home builder. In addition, the Purchasing Manager must meet the following:

  • Minimum (5) five years of Management level residential construction experience in field operations required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Science, Business, Accounting/Finance, or relevant years of work experience.
  • Strong knowledge and experience using software such as Build Pro, MS Excel, and preferably Brix.
  • Ability to accurately understand construction blueprints and plans.
  • Strong negotiation skills as well as the ability to establish effective business relationships.
  • Team Leadership skills with abilities to effectively guide team members and encourage continuous improvement.

What's on Offer

Our client is offering an excellent compensation package for the Director of Purchasing candidate which includes the following:

  • Competitive base salary range (Dependent on Experience)
  • Lucrative Bonus Program
  • Employer 401k match.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • Paid Time Off (Personal, Holiday, and Sick)
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