D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries.
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D.R. Horton, Inc. is currently looking for an Assistant Purchasing Manager for their Purchasing Department. The right candidate will assist the Purchasing Manager in obtaining and maintaining best qualified and best-priced products and labor contracts to build homes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in the managing of all aspects of purchasing for the division
Oversee the purchasing of material and the hiring of contractors, suppliers, and laborers for the completion of the project
Verify purchase requisitions and prepare purchase orders
Obtain quality work at a competitive price
Create budgets for upcoming projects
Manage the cost of existing projects, ensuring that they stay within the set budget. Authorize payment for purchases
Bid architectural plans to subcontractors and vendors
Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
Directly manages 2 or more employees in the Purchasing Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university
- Three to five years of related experience and/or training
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH application
- Proficiency with MS Office and email
- Strong communications skills
- Ability to multi-task and attention to detail
Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:
- Medical, Vision and Dental
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Flex Spending Accounts
- Life Insurance
- Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays
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