PulteGroup Senior Procurement Agent in Westborough, Massachusetts
We know that BUILDING HOMES & COMMUNITIES BEGINS WITH BUILDING THE BEST TEAM!How would you like to be a part of team that has been providing the American Dream of homeownership to families for more than 60 years? PulteGroup is a FORTUNE 500 company and one of America’s top residential builders. We put the consumer at the center of everything we do and we stand above the competition in our commitment to quality.Our Vision is to Build Consumer Inspired Homes & Communities to Make Lives Better and we believe that success starts with having the right people.At PulteGroup, we are committed to diversity and inclusion. We value the differences of each employee and understand that being consumer inspired means that we reflect the diversity of the consumers we serve.A position with PulteGroup offers a rich, fulfilling and rewarding career across multiple geographies and brands. If you are interested in being a part of our team, let’s talk about your career with PulteGroup!JOB SUMMARY:Responsible for entering into negotiations with suppliers by reviewing terms and conditions, establishing pricing, contract formulation, and any supplier management conditions affecting the division.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:- Provide accurate and timely local supplier negotiations and contracting based on defined category selection criteria (i.e., cost, quality, productivity, service)- Manage supplier performance monitoring within the division (i.e., cost, quality, productivity, service)- National: manage compliance to agreements, scopes, etc.- Local: manage and execute contract agreements consistent with sourcing guidelines- Collaborate with Product, DCOs, CMs, FMs, PIMs, RPMs & Sales- Manage supplier relationships and assist in resolving issues and conflicts related to daily Trade Partner activities- Maintain all applicable databases (Purchase Pro, DMTs, etc.) used in developing the cost and quantity estimates- Verify estimates of costs and quantities of residential products using comparative and differential estimating techniques- Responsible for Trade Partner Key Performance Indicator (KPI) measurement and validation- Performs analysis of Trade Partner data submissions and manages impact of commodity fluctuations- Communicate completed estimates to the construction personnel, trade subcontractors and vendors (Purchase Pro)- Develop material and labor optimization solutions using Value Engineering tools and methodology- Control trade category costs by utilizing zone tools and methodologies- Responsible for assigned Project Tracker categories and rebate capture.- Develop and implement division specific tools and methodologies- for estimating and controlling trade category costs as required- Assist zone estimating in methodology development and optimization- Develop scopes and standard operating procedures that assure Trade Partner compliance with Pulte construction standards, local, state and national building codes, and safety regulations- Complete necessary customer option estimates- Follow Pulte business processes for supplier management- Contribute as subject matter expert for the Strategic Sourcing Director (if assigned)SCOPE:- Decision Impact: Division- Department Responsibility: Single- Budgetary Responsibility: No- Direct Reports: Yes- Indirect Reports: No
REQUIRED EDUCATION:- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
- ISCM accreditation preferred
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:- Related Functional Experience: Minimum 3 years
Time in position: Minimum 6 mo. to 1 yr. as procurement professional
Business acumen including understanding the impact of purchasing costs on income statements, balance sheets, and cost structures
Purchasing and supply chain experience
Ability to negotiate in a cost transparent environment
Ability to develop and improve vendor partnerships
Ability to work in continuous improvement environment
Category expertise and ability to positively influence and lead others outside of Division and Procurement
PulteGroup, Inc. and its affiliates do not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies (collectively, “Recruiters”) in response to job postings. If Recruiters nevertheless submit one or more unsolicited resumes to any employee at PulteGroup, Inc. or its affiliates without a valid written agreement in place for this position, it will be deemed the sole property of PulteGroup, Inc. and its affiliates. No fee will be owing or paid to Recruiters who submit unsolicited candidates, in the event the candidate is hired by PulteGroup, Inc. or its affiliates as a result of the referral, without a written agreement between PulteGroup, Inc. and through any means other than via our Applicant Tracking System.
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Pulte Homes of Minnesota is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.
PulteGroup Employee Benefits
At PulteGroup, we believe that our people are what makes us a great place to work and we strive to meet their health and welfare needs with a competitive suite of benefit offerings designed for their unique lifestyles.
Comprehensive, Flexible and Affordable Healthcare Coverage Options
Supplemental Healthcare Coverage Opportunities
PTO and Work/Life Benefits
Health Advocacy and Wellness
Retirement Plan with Company Match
Education and Employee Assistance Programs
Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Benefits
Mortgage Financing Discounts through Pulte Mortgage
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