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Vice President of Purchasing - Home Builder – Base Salary to 175k/year - Sarasota, FL

Sarasota, FL 34230

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Vice President of Purchasing - Home Builder – Base Salary to 175k/year – Sarasota, FL

  • Our client is the largest and most established locally owned home builder in Southwest Florida, and is in search of a VP of Purchasing. They have been voted Top Workplace in Sarasota-Manatee 2022 and 2023. Our client takes tremendous pride in making a positive difference in their team’s lives. They believe their employees are not just an asset to their company and its customers; they are essential to the success of their business. If you are looking to move to Florida, our client offers a generous relocation package as well.
  • The VP of Purchasing is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the procurement process, ensuring the timely and cost-effective acquisition of goods and services. This role will play a critical part in developing and implementing purchasing strategies, managing supplier relationships, and driving operational efficiency across the purchasing function.


  • Recruit, select, train, and manage personnel and establish standard operating procedures for purchasing, estimating, and design departments. Hold operating expenses to targeted ratio on sales.
  • Determine accurate standard specifications for each trade. Ensure that all trades are under trade contractor agreement. Develop relationships with trades committed to reducing costs and increasing quality.
  • Administer accurate quantity take-offs and estimates. Monitor competitive bidding, contract negotiation, and value engineering. Re-bid trades if cost increases occur.
  • Establish and maintain a trade contractor/supplier performance evaluation system and award program.
  • Analyze cost codes by phase for cost-saving measures and techniques. Communicate any substantial hard-cost changes to VP of Operations.
  • Maintain master price books for sales department price adjustment.
  • Conduct detailed lot programming analysis.
  • Research and approve invoices and variance purchase orders to meet accounting department deadlines.
  • Schedule the starts to match monthly projections.
  • Stay current on innovative products, construction techniques, and trends affecting the home-building industry.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 10+ years in senior-level purchasing or procurement in new home construction industry.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and implementing strategic sourcing strategies that drive cost savings and enhance supplier performance.
  • Negotiation and management of supplier contracts, including terms, pricing, and service level agreements.
  • Strong understanding of procurement best practices, market dynamics, and industry trends.
  • Proficient in data-driven decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills for relationship building.
  • Excellent leadership and managerial abilities for cross-functional team motivation.
  • Proficiency in procurement software (NewStar) and tools for process optimization.


  • Base salary to 175k/year, plus bonuses.
  • Outstanding Benefits - Health Care - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Coverage.
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance.
  • Supplemental Insurance.
  • Long & Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • 401k with Company Matching Contributions.
  • PTO & Paid Holidays.
  • Employer Paid ID Theft Protection.
  • Employee Home Purchase Discount Program.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program.
  • Employee Wellness Program.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Employee Service Awards.
  • Vendor Discount Program.

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CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING PRODUCT SEARCH This niche recruiting practice is highly focused within the realm of building products & materials and construction projects with an emphasis on roles in sales, sales management, construction project estimation, skilled trades, and construction project management. Our Building & Construction Recruiting team targets the very best talent within the realm of building products, building services, construction materials manufacturers and distributors, both in the commercial and residential sectors. We aim to build long term mutually beneficial business relationships with building product and construction professionals.

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