Job Details

Vendor/Purchasing Manager

Company name
American Homes 4 Rent

Murray, UT, United States

Employment Type

Purchasing, Manager, Operations, Finance, Engineering

Posted on
Jun 11,2019

Valid Through
Sep 24,2019

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American Homes 4 Rent

As one of the country’s fastest-growing property management companies of single-family rental homes, American Homes 4 Rent has an exhilarating and fluid start-up culture and permanency of a well-founded corporation, rich with diversity. As pioneers in the industry, solidified by our place on Wall Street, American Homes 4 Rent (AMH:NYSE) is currently looking for qualified candidates. With a culture of unprecedented growth, quality and innovative collaboration, we are seeking personalities to complement our attributes.

The Vendor/Purchasing Manager develops, leads and executes purchasing and vendor strategies. This role will be responsible for bidding, negotiating and contracting for all direct construction subcontracts. In addition, this role is also responsible for procuring adequate vendors and subcontractors to complete the Company’s stated construction goals.

Responsibilities –

Develops, communicates and executes procurement strategies; analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present/future material availability and competitive pricing

Prepares and issues purchase orders and change notices; reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance; develops and executes negotiation plans(pricing, delivery, timing and contractual language) for key purchases

Supervises preparation of bid packages, including scopes of work, payment and price schedules, insurance requirements, other exhibits, plans and cover letters

Negotiates and contracts with subcontractors and other vendors; bids out onsite construction; negotiates subcontractor increases as appropriate; serves as escalation point for resolution of any vendor related issues

Ensures timely and expedient processing, receipt of vendor and national contract rebates; monitors compliance with established contracts and agreements; researches and pre-qualifies trade partners who can provide cost effective construction, service, and quality

Analyzes bids for completeness and accuracy; prepares bid comparison and review with management team; assist in selection of preferred bidder based on competitiveness and ability to fulfill contract requirements; monitors trade partner performance and assist in efforts to ensure trade partner complies with contract requirements

Conducts pre-construction meetings to go over scope of work and creates a timeline and a budget for projects; assists in monthly budget reviews; assists in the validation of material takeoffs

Researches new products and processes from a cost and value basis; reviews all plans and specifications from a cost perspective identifying areas, which warrant detailed review

Negotiates and executes on every opportunity to reduce costs; prepares and maintains comparative feature analysis identifying alternative features and their cost differential

Assists accounting department in researching and resolving budget and payment issues; updates and maintains existing contracts as required

Required Skills

Requirements –

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, Building Science, Construction Management or a related field required

Minimum of four (4) years of related purchasing or procurement experience required

Minimum of four (4) years of budget management experience required: Experience must include analyzing direct costs to maintain or improve budgets

Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience managing direct reports required

Demonstrated knowledge of residential construction and the components required to construct single family and multi-family homes required

Valid Driver’s License required

Two (2) or more years of homebuilding industry experience preferred

Work where you feel right at home –

Company info

American Homes 4 Rent
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Company Profile
American Homes 4 Rent is focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing, and operating residential homes. We are a primary leader in the home rental market by aggregating a diversified portfolio of quality properties in our target markets. We are providing high levels of satisfaction to our residents and becoming respected members of our communities, along with concern for our environment. We are a nationally recognized brand that is consistent with acquiring homes in target neighborhoods and communities with access to lifestyle amenities. Our brand is identified in developing our partnerships, with confidence, in all focused aspects of our business and communities.

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