Director of Purchasing
KB Home - Fairfax, VA

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KB Home, a Fortune 500 NYSE company and one of America's premier homebuilders, has an immediate employment opportunity available. The Company operates in numerous states across the nation from California to Florida. KB Home has been building homes for a half a century, and was recently named to Fortune magazine's list of the World's Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year. KB Home ranked #1 for 'Innovation' among homebuilders. Also, KB Home was given an Award for Excellence for the Energy Star Efficiency program by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In 2008, KB Home became the first builder to earn the prestigious National Housing Quality (NHQ) Certified Builder Program for all of its operations nationwide.

KB Home is currently seeking a Purchasing Director to add to the team. This person will have complete responsibility for the Purchasing Department's functions and staff performance, along with that of overseeing components within vendor relationship management and contract negotiations. The position's objectives include:

- Control and reduce costs, internal plan designs and services, issue accurate take-offs that are budgeted for start packages.

- Recruit and maintain quality, reliable subs and suppliers.

- Eliminate any office related variances through on-going communication with field personnel.

- Work closely with Corporate National Contracts Department.

- Continually look into innovative products, techniques and changes in the home building industry.

We are seeking a purchasing professional with a minimum of 5 years management experience with Production Homebuilder and prior front line experience in estimating, purchasing, and construction management. Candidate must have a proven track record of success in managing and leading a team. Excellent written, strong verbal and organizational skills needed. Must have Bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in construction science or management.

Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!

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