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Purchasing Manager

Company: M/I Homes
Location: Dallas
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

M/I Homes has been building new homes of outstanding quality and superior design for more than 40 years. Founded in 1976 by Irving and Melvin Schottenstein and guided by Irving's drive to always "treat the customer right," we have fulfilled the dreams of over 140,000 homeowners and grown to become one of the nation's leading homebuilders. M/I Homes started as a family business and grew into a national leader in a single generation with divisions in 16 markets, including Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Nashville, Orlando, Raleigh, San Antonio, Sarasota, and Tampa.Job Summary: The Purchasing Manager position manages subcontractor price negotiations and contracts within the assigned division. Develop, evaluate, and maintain an adequate subcontractor trade base to meet the Division(s) business plan. Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Full accountability for trade management, vendor loading/assignment, bi-directional service and quality (M/I Homes to vendor; vendor to M/I Homes) and vendor contracting
  • Manage and maintain cost and price data for community specifications and standard option offerings
  • Key involvement in the New Home Design Process, Design Selection Process, and Value Engineering Process
  • Approves Homebuilding Overage Reports
  • Coordinate with the Estimating and Architecture Department(s) to establish unit pricing and maintain a unit-price schedule for assigned vendors
  • Compiles, verifies, calculates and distributes hard cost items including costs for permits, driveways, public walks and lot programming in order to provide accurate housing budgets (area figures).
  • Manage key purchasing initiatives within the division (i.e. Purchasing Conferences)
  • Oversee vendor training and new contractor orientations
  • Primary contact for Regional and National supply chain initiatives
  • Assist the Area President with researching and implementing new products, construction processes and/or services
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned Minimum Education/Experience/Knowledge
    • Bachelor degree in Business, Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent experience, preferred but not required.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in purchasing and/or estimating developing accurate construction estimates and negotiating material and labor contracts Work Conditions Office environment with occasional travel to job sitesM/I Homes offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off and paid holidays, paid parental leave, traditional and Roth 401(k) options, profit sharing plan, employee stock purchase plan, employee home purchase plan and more. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Keywords: M/I Homes, Dallas , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Dallas, Texas

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