Director, Purchasing
Richmond American Homes - Salt Lake City, UT

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At MDC Holdings and Richmond American Homes, our Team Members have been making dreams of home ownership come true for families across the nation for over three decades. Superior quality and value have always set us apart… but it’s the personalized customer service at each stage of the home purchase that truly gives us an edge.

We are seeking a qualified Purchasing Director to join our team. In this position you will play a key role in the company’s Purchasing functions and oversee the organizing and awarding of supplier contracts. Additionally, you will work with subcontractors and suppliers on purchasing materials and maintaining accurate contracts. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manages vendor and price change processes
  • Resolves supplier quality, availability, or other operational issues
  • Negotiates and awards contracts. Works with construction to ensure proper execution
  • Develops new products and vendors
  • Supervises Purchasing Department
  • Determines final specifications and options for a project
Experience in Homebuilding or Construction related Purchasing is desired but other relevant industries may be transferable. A college degree in Business and a demonstrated track record of managing budgets and vendor relationships in the $10million to $50million range is preferred.

Must be self-driven with a strong ability to motivate, delegate and multi-task assignments, with emphasis on establishing and enforcing high standards. Must have ability to analyze many variables and make decisive decisions. Emphasis on analytics and statistical data should drive decision-making, as well as an insistence on uniformity of processes and procedures.

Our successful history in this industry comes from developing a culture that rewards employees for hard work, perseverance and integrity. We have high expectations for employee performance that produces positive business results and a performance management system that measures activities objectively. Additionally, our organization has a strong commitment to compliance with operational standards that all employees must adhere to. This philosophy has helped to not just make us an industry leader but also a place where people are challenged, encouraged and supported to make a positive impact every day. In addition to our competitive compensation, an attractive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401(k) are just some of the features available to you.

If you are ready for more than a job and seek a career with one of the most respected organizations in a top industry then we want to hear from you. Please also visit our website at for more information.

MDC Holdings, Inc. / Richmond American Homes is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Richmond American Homes believes in enriching lives through home ownership. Encompassing the homebuilding subsidiaries of M.D.C. Holdings...