Director of Purchasing

Purchasing Orlando, Florida


Position at Century Communities

About Century Communities

As a top 10 U.S. homebuilder—and the fastest-growing public builder for three years in a row—we know what it takes to be a market gamechanger, and that includes providing you with all the resources, opportunities and benefits to build a thriving and rewarding career.


Benefits We Offer

Team members enjoy an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off and sick leave, plus home and mortgage discounts. We also offer competitive salaries with the potential for discretionary bonuses and/or commission structure (depending on the position).


We Hire The Best

Our mission of building, financing and insuring A Home For Every Dream™ is only possible with the best talent in the industry. If that’s you—if you’re a self-starter, changemaker and thoughtful collaborator ready to take their career to the next level—then apply today!


What You’ll Do:

The Director of Purchasing oversees the Division's operation, managing all vendor relationships and processes for bidding, bid analysis, and contract negotiation. The Director of Purchasing is responsible for managing a purchasing team, including purchasing agents and purchasing coordinators.


Your Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist Vice President of Operations in all project management oversight to assist in quality assurance and maintain schedules in production.
  • Train field personnel in supply management, subcontractor scheduling, cost override controls, negotiations, and dispute resolution.
  • Oversee all purchasing, including determination and enforcement of all departmental processes and procedures.
  • Determination and implementation of project specifications and scopes of work.
  • Approval of all contracted Trades, master negotiations, and insurance compliance.
  • Subcontractor recruitment, relations, and assignments.
  • Rebate Agreement tracking and implementation.
  • Project budgeting, actual & forecasting, and approvals.
  • Oversee bidding process, review bid spreads, and award contracts.
  • Pre-project plan review, consult with architects & engineers.
  • Review and code all field purchase orders and oversee distribution.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.
  • What You Have:
  • Very knowledgeable about New Home construction.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Detail-oriented and able to multi-task while meeting various deadlines.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.


What you have:

  • Applicants must have Homebuilder purchasing experience.
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Purchasing Manager or Agent.
  • Homebuilder purchasing experience required.
  • OSHA 10/30 Construction qualification preferred.
  • NewStar: Constellation Software experience a plus.