Director of Purchasing - CA - San Ramon
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Director of Purchasing
CA - San Ramon

KB Home, a Fortune 1000 NYSE company and one of America's premier homebuilders, has an immediate employment opportunity available. The Company operates in 38 markets in 8 states across the nation.

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, with more than 600,000 homes delivered since our founding in 1957. We operate in 38 markets in eight states, primarily serving first-time and first move-up homebuyers, as well as second move-up and active adults. We are differentiated in offering customers the ability to personalize what they value most in their home, from choosing their lot, floor plan, and exterior, to selecting design and décor choices in our KB Home Studios. In addition, our industry leadership in sustainability helps to lower the cost of homeownership for our buyers compared to a typical resale home. We take a broad approach to sustainability, encompassing energy efficiency, water conservation, healthier indoor environments, smart home capabilities and waste reduction. KB Home is the first national builder to have earned awards under all of the U.S. EPA's homebuilder programs - ENERGY STAR®, WaterSense® and Indoor airPLUS®.



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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