Procurement Manager - Warehousing & Logistics
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 65,000 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.
The Procurement Manager, Warehousing & Logistics is responsible for developing and implementing a scalable national warehousing procurement strategy for major materials categories. 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 warehousing procurement strategy for major materials categories to support rapid portfolio growth, driving both cost and time savings
Collaborate with 3PL and other warehousing & logistics partners to deliver exceptional service to internal clients
Plan and manage material based on acquisition and turn forecasts
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
The job specification requirements stated below are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job successfully. Any suitable equivalent combination of relevant specific experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below, provided that the employee possesses the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently upon hire.
Bachelor's Level Degree - Supply Chain or Operations preferred or equivalent experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Solid understanding of 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
Two or more years’ experience in a similar role
Inventory management software experience
Experience working with 3PL partners
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, 9 paid holidays and much more.
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.