Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 75,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000+ residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen as well as submitting proof satisfactory to Progress Residential that you are fully vaccinated against the Corona Virus COVID-19 disease, subject to any accommodations granted by Progress Residential based on disability or religion or as applicable by state law.

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The Manager Mechanicals is responsible for developing and implementing a scalable national mechanicals procurement & supply chain strategy in support of Progress’s Renovation, Turn & Service business segments. You will operationalize that strategy to build out best-in-class processes. You'll also be responsible for the design, growth, and development of your team, driving team performance and acting as an escalation point for issues. The responsibilities will also include competitive pricing analysis, reporting, compliance, and training.  You’ll work with all business areas responding to market needs for materials required by field personnel and vendors to complete jobs on our homes.


  • Develop and implement mechanicals (HVAC, Water Heater) procurement & supply chain strategy to support rapid portfolio growth, driving both cost and time savings

  • Collaborate with supplier and vendor partners to deliver exceptional service to internal clients

  • Manage process from scoped bill of goods to delivered material

  • Create, update, and evaluate metrics to assess performance and implement enhancements

  • Provide analysis and ideas to drive efficiency and process improvement including purchase price savings and overhead cost reductions

  • Assist accounting department with invoice, payment, and supplier issues

  • Collaborate with Central Ops and Field Construction teams to evaluate material needs

  • As a leader, develop direct reports to ensure teams goals are met consistently.  Work with employees to develop their functional, leadership and communication skills so they can achieve their career goals


  • Bachelor's degree Supply Chain, Construction Management, Business or related field or equivalent work experience

  • Three or more years’ experience in a similar supervisory or managerial role in Procurement or Supply Chain directly overseeing spend of $20MM or more

  • Solid understanding of purchasing, expediting, logistics and inventory management concepts

  • Experience interacting with manufacturers, suppliers, and vendors

  • Outstanding analytical, problem solving and organizational abilities

  • Ability to effectively navigate various ordering platforms

  • Excellent organization and attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to train and convey program importance

  • Team player with a strong work ethic and an upbeat attitude

  • Deals effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals

  • Highly functional working independently and resolving practical problems

  • Works well under stress, despite numerous interruptions with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to work in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment

  • Strong sense of urgency, high level of innovative and problem solving response communication


  • CSCP/CSCM/CPIM/CPSM/CIPS Certification

  • Successful Process, System, Procedure Mapping, Planning & Implementation

  • Yardi, SalesForce, ERP (SAP, Oracle, etc.) System experience

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

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