Purchasing Manager (Construction)

House Buyers of America - Chantilly, VA (30+ days ago)3.7


Looking for a highly talented, energetic Purchasing Manager with experience in a production environment. Competitive salary, great benefits, great people, casual dress, free snacks/drinks, work hard/play hard environment. Over the past several months, House Buyers’ growth and profitability have continued to increase exponentially – to the tune of 41% growth in the first half of 2018 when compared to the first half of 2017. Between the second quarters of 2017 and 2018, House Buyers grew by 92%. The company has recently embarked on a robust, multi-level television advertising campaign that has generated significant results, in the form of increased acquisitions, brand recognition, and sales.

Summary: Purchasing Managers are responsible for managing Purchasing and Contracts. Purchasing develops detailed scopes of work and budgets for each job. They bid out and hire subcontractors, manage all contracts, submit all invoices, track project budgets, and work with Field Managers to ensure contractors are performing well. Purchasing is responsible for conducting field audits and ensuring that contractors are performing work per the contract. This position requires a minimum of 5-10 years of Purchasing experience in Home Building or major Home Remodeling company. Purchasing Managers play an integral role in ensuring that House Buyers develops a solid reputation for selling the highest quality homes and having excellent customer service.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Purchasing and Contracts Management.
  • Negotiate the lowest cost possible (national production builder pricing) while maintaining high quality.
  • Creatively source new products to help lower cost and improve quality/aesthetic appeal of our houses.
  • Work with senior management to help determine spec levels.
  • Develop detailed estimates for renovations and residential new construction each job.
  • Develop detailed scope of work for renovations, including a schedule for each contractor on the job. Scope of work should maximize ROI on each property.
  • Manage contracts for all trades and subcontractors.
  • Bid out renovations and hire, manage, train and, when necessary, fire General Contractors and subcontractors. Constantly recruit new contractors and vendor relationships through networking and cold calls. Ensure contractors are properly registered prior to starting jobs.
  • Conduct field audits to ensure work performed meets contractual specifications.
  • Strive to complete projects below assigned budget, and continuously seek ways to reduce construction cost and streamline processes.
  • Update House Buyers of America property database and reports to track every detail of construction. Manage all paperwork and electronic files in a timely and organized way.
  • Anything else necessary to help the company meet its goals. Being a rapidly growing and dynamic company, House Buyers employees can expect to wear many hats and go beyond their traditional duties when necessary.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum 5-10 years of Purchasing experience with a major home builder and remodeling company.
  • Good computer skills, especially using Excel.
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Spanish speaking is a plus, but not a requirement

About House Buyers of America

House Buyers of America is a residential real estate investment company founded in 2001 and headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia. House Buyers buys, renovates, and resells a high volume of homes. The Company offers a guaranteed, fast, and hassle-free sale to people who want to sell their house without paying a 6% Realtor commission. House Buyers buys properties “AS-IS”, so sellers have no need to renovate their homes. House Buyers has a history of strong growth and success, having bought and sold thousands of houses. The Company went from $0 to $50 million in annual revenue in its first 3 years in business and won the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

House Buyers is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate by sex, creed, race, or by age. www.HouseBuyersOfAmerica.com

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Purchasing: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)