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Purchasing Vice President

Company: Meritage Homes
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:


The VP of Purchasing leads the Purchasing Department and provides the strategic direction with focus around achievement of divisional goals and business plan needs. This role collaborates closely with other departments while leading a team and providing guidance for support to deliver results and achieve costing targets. Through evaluation of trade partner performance and delivery this role will make decisions as to bid selection.

* Lead the bidding process to ensure all costs negotiated are all inclusive and guarantee that all documentation required for an effective bid is received in a timely manner to support community opening guidelines.
* Ensure that all options have the appropriate trades attached and that option costs and pricing meets company guidelines.
* Know and understand trade partner capabilities and performance while conveying existing business plan needs and future growth expectations.
* Collaborate closely with SCI, construction and customer care to manage trade partner performance ensuring the best "total" costs considering costs related to quality, productivity and service.
* Drive value-engineering efforts to ensure the most cost effective product. Provide recommendations to reduce costs and work including utilization of national contracts.
* Lead and develop Purchasing Agents, Coordinators and Managers to provide appropriate support to achieve organizational goals.
* Responsible for establishing and maintenance of all direct cost budgets. Proactive mitigation of any and all price increase requests from vendors, trades, etc.


* Bachelor's Degree; Preferred degrees in areas of construction, finance, or purchasing
* Five (5) years of purchasing experience with a minimum of three (3) years in the homebuilding industry
* Three (3) years experience leading teams
* Two (2) years experience with local, state, and federal building codes and ordinances
* Solid background in all phases of new home construction, land development and contract negotiation and administration
* Field construction experience preferred
* Home building field experience
* Knowledge of homebuilding and construction systems/processes, building codes, and local ordinance construction guidelines
* Must be able to read blueprints.
* Strong computer proficiency, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications


Are you looking for an incredible career opportunity? Then Meritage Homes is the place for you! From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we believe in quality. Meritage Homes is the ENERGY STAR Partner of The Year in Sustained Excellence for being a leader in protecting the environment and advancing energy efficiency in homebuilding. We are looking for candidates who are excited about furthering their careers, as well as being a part of an organization that helps people live happier, healthier lives. With over 100,000 homes built, Meritage Homes is looking for professionals who are self-starters and want to help our organization grow by providing new and innovative ideas.

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in several ways, including:

* A work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
* An organization that lives by its core values everyday
* Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset
* State of the art technology to provide an optimal working environment
* A competitive pay structure
* Strong benefits
* Flexibility in work-life integration
* Team-oriented environment where all individuals play an integral role in the company
* Opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
* Maintain a competitive drive to be the best


Keywords: Meritage Homes, Greenville , Purchasing Vice President, Executive , Greenville, South Carolina

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