Strategic Sourcing Manager

NVR, Inc.
Frederick, MD
Oct 26, 2021
Oct 28, 2021
Full Time
NVR has been helping families build their happily ever after since 1948. As a Top 5 US homebuilder, we're committed to quality and to our customers and we take pride in the nearly 450,000 new homes we have sold and built across the country. Working in the homebuilding industry is tangible and rewarding, but not every job at NVR requires a hard hat. We don't just sell and build new homes; we also manage teams, acquire land, manufacture materials, provide mortgages to our customers, and provide corporate support to NVR's multi-billion dollar business operations. As a Strategic Sourcing Manager at NVR, you will be responsible for developing and managing a predictive supplier risk management program, which will evaluate risk, develop and manage contingency plans and execute action plans to mitigate supplier disruptions and transitions to alternate suppliers. This role will lead demand management for NVR's supply chain, to ensure suppliers have appropriate inventory in place to support any changes in demand or disruptions to the supply chain. The Strategic Sourcing Manager will provide strong leadership, strategic thinking, project management and implementation skills, and effective partnering with internal and external customers, to manage demand and supply chain risk. Primary Responsibilities * Develop and manage a risk matrix and measurement system to proactively identify products and/or suppliers that present a risk to NVR's supply chain and business results.Lead the Procurement team by leveraging the analysis from the matrix and creating and executing plans to mitigate risks as they arise. * Lead Procurement's demand management strategy, by validating NVR's requirements against inventory positions to ensure the supply chain has sufficient capacity and inventory in place to meet requirements.Drive change through the supply chain, by evaluating current supplier's processes, supply chains and business strategies. * Develop and execute a disaster recovery playbook, which guides the Procurement organization through the process of responding to supplier disruptions and changing to other sources with minimal interruptions. * Regularly assess current business operations and systems to identify potential process improvement opportunities and system enhancements. Lead the Procurement team in implementing solutions, which will improve processes, customer service, and business results. * Implement best practices and/or utilize progressive tactics to drive improvement within the supply chain, operations and department. * Drive cost reduction goals and meet/exceed project timelines, ensuring the change management process has the intended impact on cost reduction. Qualifications * 12+ years of supply chain experience, including managing growth and risk mitigation for a global supply chain * Bachelor's degree required * MBA or related advanced degree preferred * Excellent problem-analysis and strategic-thinking abilities * Proven experience managing a staff of professionals and training and developing employees * History of strong negotiation skills and dealing assertively with a sense of urgency * Strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to interact effectively and manage relationships with business leaders and executive management * Demonstrated advanced project management and change management capabilities, along with an ability to lead cross-functional teams * Demonstrated proficiency in managing multiple tasks, setting priorities, decision-making and meeting deadlines * Highly driven, self-managed individual who demonstrates initiative and proactively seeks solutions to problems Life at NVR At NVR, your desire to excel is matched by our commitment to your success and we'll give you the tools and industry knowledge you need. Our management team is tenured and talented, nearly 80% of them promoted from within, so you'll find mentors who can share their knowledge, provide career guidance and encourage your success. NVR also offers benefits among the best in the industry that reflect the strong commitment we have to all of our employees. * Competitive Compensation * Home Purchase Discount * Mortgage and Settlement Services Discounts * Comprehensive Health, Life and Disability Insurance * 401(k) (Full-time employees are eligible to contribute immediately) * Employee Stock Ownership Program * Vacation and Holidays In addition to the traditional benefits, we offer all our employees stock ownership through a profit sharing trust as part of our retirement savings package. NVR has had the highest Earnings per Share growth rate in the homebuilding industry for the past 10 years, so as we grow financially, so do you. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Testing and Credit Check are required. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States, as NVR does not provide visa sponsorships. #LI-AW1