VP, Purchasing & Procurement

Procurement Mississauga, Canada Milton, Ontario


 

 

 

 

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Location:

Milton, Ontario – Hybrid (3 days/week in office) *Moving to Mississauga Spring 2023

Company:

Mattamy Homes Canada

Department:

Purchasing, Greater Toronto Low Rise Division

Employment Type:

Full-Time

 

 

When it comes to forward-thinking homebuilding and thoughtfully planned communities, Canadians think of Mattamy Homes. And that success is centred on a foundation of great people, because our team is as solid as they come. At Mattamy, we are optimistic, hardworking and supportive. Together we learn and grow as we strive to create a positive impact in the homebuilding industry. Contributing to the Mattamy Way means being surrounded by caring people who encourage you to be exactly who you are. It means your opinion is invited and your contributions count. And it means a career filled with pride, knowing you’re part of an environmentally-conscious, action-oriented organization with big plans for the future. The opportunity to bring the future of living to homeowners based on what Canadians value is exciting – and we’re making it happen.

 

Learn more about what makes working at Mattamy special and our award-winning culture.

 

What we offer

The Vice President, Purchasing & Procurement is a collaborative leader with a proven track record of inspiring and building strong teams and networks in the construction industry. This role is responsible for leading, motivating and inspiring the purchasing team in the procurement of trade partners, suppliers, and materials in support of our homebuilding operations in the GTA Low Rise Division.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Vice President will have the opportunity to work with a well-established and growing developer with a stellar reputation. In addition, this role is expected to support the sustainability goals of the organization which includes applying an ESG lens to our partnerships and materials. The ideal candidate for this role will have natural leadership abilities and an impressive track record of successfully leading and building high performance teams and building strong partnerships with external parties. Your process orientation, relationship building ability, strategic mindset, rigorous customer-focus, and passion for continual improvement is what will set you up for success.

 

Coming into this role, you can expect:

 

  • The opportunity to attach your name to the contributions that create residential developments, both redefining your career while positively shaping municipalities and communities for future generations to enjoy.
  • The autonomy to build your team and work with robust senior executives who will support your vision for growth and excellence.
  • The opportunity to play a key role in driving the ESG initiatives of the largest privately-owned home builder in North America
  • A Dynamic and growth-oriented culture with an exciting and forward-thinking organization.
  • An opportunity to work with one of Canada’s strongest brands.

 

What you’ll do

  • Own large budgets, including monitoring purchasing expenses, building and revising budgets for all communities under construction. Participate in developing feasibility budgets for prospective land acquisitions
  • Build out a formalized estimating function within the Purchasing department
  • Benchmark against best practices and improve procurement procedures, with well-documented critical path schedules to promote the highest levels of effectiveness and efficiency
  • Responsible for all labour and material acquisition. Lead the development of clear performance, compliance, and quality standards for each trade/supplier.
  • Lead an approximately 15-person team, including talent identification, recruiting, and team performance and development
  • Cultivate, develop and maintain positive, participative relationships with trade partners and suppliers with an ongoing commitment to reducing costs, increasing safety and quality with an eye for continuous improvement
  • Seek opportunities to mitigate or eliminate costs over and above those of a standard house design caused by site-specific conditions.
  • Remain current on innovative products, construction techniques, regional disparities in trade/supplier costs, and trends affecting the home building industry with the lens of sustainability and ESG.

 

What you bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business or related, or suitable combination of post-secondary and work experience.
  • 7+ years of progressive experience in the construction industry in estimating and purchasing.
  • Proven experience building, developing, and leading effective teams.
  • Superior estimating skill, bringing rigor and process to the function
  • A solid understanding of generally accepted purchasing principles and practices.
  • Understanding of the OBC, WSIB, and Health & Safety regulations.
  • Must have experience dealing with people and issues in an ethical manner with high professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written), negotiating, and analytical skills.
  • Able to identify trends and has experience preparing and analyzing budgets.
  • A collaborative consensus building approach.
  • Extremely well-organized, flexible, able to prioritize workloads, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure.

 

Bonus points

  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) or Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) designation.
  • Superior computer skills in MS Excel, JD Edwards, and Homebuilder software (such as BuildPro).

 

 

We encourage applicants who meet most of the role requirements to hit that submit button and apply! It’s okay if you don’t have 100% of the requirements. If you’re the right candidate, we’ll help you learn and grow.

 

Who we are

Mattamy Homes is the largest privately owned homebuilder in North America, with 40-plus years of history across Canada and the United States. Every year, Mattamy helps more than 8,000 families realize their dream of home ownership. In Canada, our communities stretch across the Greater Toronto Area as well as in Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton.

 

Be yourself. We want it that way.

At Mattamy, we're passionate ab​​out creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work.  Diversity and inclusion are important to the work we do to support our homebuyers, colleagues, and communities. From how we build our teams to cultivating our leaders, we're on a journey toward a welcoming, barrier-free culture for everyone. ​​​​

 

Mattamy Homes Canada is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation through any aspects of the selection process, please notify us on your application and we will work with you to meet your needs.

 

Qualified applicants will be contacted directly by the Talent Acquisition team.

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