Summer 2018 Purchasing Internship

Mattamy Homes - West Palm Beach, FL (30+ days ago)3.5


The Company

Mattamy Homes is the largest privately owned homebuilder in North America with operations across Canada and the United States. From a humble beginning in 1978, starting with the building and sale of a single home, Mattamy has gone on to sell 90,000 homes in hundreds of communities across North America. In Canada, those communities stretch across the Greater Toronto Area, as well as in Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton, while in the United States, the company is represented in nine metropolitan areas: Charlotte, Phoenix, Tucson, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota and Naples. The scope of the company’s operations encompasses land acquisition, community design and development, housing and parkland design, and construction, with particular emphasis on creating communities of enduring value to homeowners.

Mattamy’s Mission is to provide the Best Homeowner Experience

Mattamy’s Core Values are Teamwork, Commitment, and Community

At Mattamy Homes the environment is engaging, exciting, rewarding, friendly and team-oriented. As employees of Mattamy, we truly believe in and are committed to the organization and have a passion for what we do, while continually striving to provide The Best Homeowner Experience.

Purchasing

Prepare estimates, take-offs and pricing. Suggest pricing alternatives for pre-planned and custom changes.
Implement cost structures for purchase orders, custom changes and price purchase orders
Review and approve site drawings, participate in site visits to review accuracy and any necessary changes.
Actively participate in analysis of drawings and field work for value engineering opportunities
Resolve problems and concerns related to upgrades and options sold of a technical nature
Maintain and update the database as required for standard and model options
Develop and maintain working relationships with Trade Partners
The Person

Availability to work full time from May – August 2018
Local housing arrangements in selected division
Ability and willingness to learn and grow professionally
Self motivated with ability to work well in a team and independently
Excellent Communication (written and verbal) skills
Education and Experience

Current Junior or Senior enrolled in Bachelor’s degree program
Preferred Majors: Engineering, Planning, Construction Management, Business, Finance
Extensive knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook are preferred
Experience in the homebuilding and/or land development industry preferred but not required
Total Rewards

Work Experience

We are looking for talented individuals who embody and share our core values of commitment, teamwork and community. When it comes to working at Mattamy Homes, all of us have one thing in common: we love what we do. Come and be a part of Mattamy, be part of a major organization poised for growth!

At Mattamy, we care about cultivating the talent of our dedicated employees, and we love to see them achieve their career aspirations within the organization. Here at Mattamy, we are proud to offer:

Passionate, collaborative environment
Interesting and meaningful work
Ongoing feedback and annual reviews
Learning opportunities
Career growth opportunities