National Senior Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Greenwood Village, Colorado


Position at Century Communities

About Century Communities:

As one of the nation's largest homebuilders and an industry leader in online home sales, 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 ensuring 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 National Senior Purchasing Manager manages our Centralized Purchasing processes in the enterprise software system “NewStar” and fosters relationships with our divisions. The National Senior Purchasing Manager is responsible for managing a national purchasing systems team, including purchasing analysts and purchasing coordinators.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the national operations leadership in project management and quality assurance.
  • Lead the national purchasing systems team, including enforcing compliance with all departmental processes and procedures.
  • Mentor and develop young professionals looking to advance in their careers.
  • Coach and manage underperformers.
  • Effectively identify and communicate department needs.
  • Monitor NewStar data analytics and activity for the national purchasing team.
  • Continually optimize NewStar processes to improve operational efficiency by learning & evaluating all processes currently in place.
  • Assist in the value engineering processes across all divisions.
  • Perform purchasing data analysis to improve each division's supply chain performance across the company.
  • Work with regional teams in implementing NewStar initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

What you have:

  • Ability to lead, motivate, and inspire a team.
  • Understand the home construction process.
  • Ability to read building plans, analyze problems and recommend and implement solutions.
  • Consistently demonstrate timely follow-up on assigned tasks.
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend solutions and act in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates a proactive approach to their work.
  • Strong time management, communication, and organization skills.

Your Education and Experience:

  • 8+ years in residential and/or multi-family construction.
  • 2+ year managing other employees.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field strongly preferred. GED and equivalent work experience may be considered.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills.
  • NewStar - Constellation Software experience preferred.
  • BuildPro Software experience preferred.


Century intends to offer the selected candidate an annual base salary in the range of $110K-$135K plus annual bonus potential. Actual offers will be based on a variety of factors, including experience. Employees will have access to paid time off, medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance and the Company's 401(k) plan.