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Career Opportunities 2017-12-18T19:35:52+00:00

Purchasing Manager

Benefits Offered: Medical
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Burr Ridge, IL

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Join a team of industry leading professionals and be part of a growing company that is taking home-building to new heights.

As a Purchasing Manager, you will shape every angle of vendor relations. You engineer outside-the-box savings opportunities, forge new vendor relationships and nurture valuable partnerships. You are a savvy and determined negotiator. You keep exacting records, with an eye toward presentation and accessibility of information. You anticipate scheduling and budgetary conflicts and initiate solutions. All aspects of project design and construction are familiar to you, so that you are able to expertly advise ownership and vendors with regard to the project’s material needs.

Responsibilities and Duties

Manage Procurement

  • Source vendors and cultivate existing vendor relationships
  • Obtain quotes and negotiate pricing
  • Communicate alternates, ambiguities, discontinued/backordered items with vendors
  • Maintain organized records of vendor information, bids, lead times, etc.

Drive Purchase Orders & Variances

  • Maintain database of costs that feed purchase orders
  • Manage purchase order contents and distribution process with vendors
  • Issue variance purchase orders as necessary
  • Manage and minimize job cost variances

Oversee Project Invoicing & Payments

  • Ensure all invoices are received and paid
  • Update project budget on a daily basis
  • Ensure subcontractor contracts and insurance certifications are current

Qualifications and Skills

Prerequisites:

  • 4 year degree in related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in residential construction
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to adapt quickly and multi-task efficiently
  • Attention to detail and organizational aptitude
  • Verbal and interpersonal eloquence
  • Ingenuity/problem-solving skills
  • Strong follow up skills
  • Positive, outgoing, team player attitude
  • Clear leadership presence and outgoing personality.

Preferences:

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Plan Swift & QuickBooks
  • Builder Trend or similar home-builder software suite

New Home Sales Consultant

Benefits Offered: Medical
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Lemont, IL

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Are you friendly, outgoing, and professional? Are you a strong communicator who has integrity?

Do you love talking to people and have a passion for helping your customers? If so, you might be a perfect fit for a career in New Home Sales. We are looking for a dynamic and driven professional to lead the sales efforts of new homes in an exciting new development in Orland Park, IL. This position will be in charge of selling all of the homes in this unique development. You will work out of a beautiful custom home/model and customers will come to you! This is a huge income opportunity for the right individual, $100,000 plus is within reach your first year. No previous new home sales required. Successful new home sales professionals have come from many different professional backgrounds such as high end retail, luxury automotive sales, pharmaceutical sales, medical sales, service industry and advertising sales, just to name a few. If you feel you have the right attitude and personality for this position, please apply.

  • Greet Potential Customers in the Model Home / Sales Center
  • Demonstrate homes, features and community amenities
  • Provide the proper information to prospective customers, answer questions & overcome objections
  • Prepare proposals and possess the ability to convert proposals to sales
  • Effectively manage customers from their first visit, to the contract, to the closing of their new home
  • Schedule appointments with potential customers & realtors
  • Effectively communicate with our in house marketing, selections, construction and management teams.
  • Complete all required reports on a regular basis including sales forecasts, competitive analysis and maintaining a prospect database.
  • 4 year degree in related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in residential construction
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to adapt quickly and multi-task efficiently
  • Attention to detail and organizational aptitude
  • Verbal and interpersonal eloquence
  • Ingenuity/problem-solving skills
  • Strong follow up skills
  • Positive, outgoing, team player attitude
  • Clear leadership presence and outgoing personality.

Sales Assistant

Benefits Offered: Medical
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Orland Park, IL

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We are looking for a sales assistant to join our growing team!

Typical work week will be 40+ hours (Working evenings and sometimes switching days off as necessary to accommodate customers, actual work times may vary as needed)

  • Greet Potential Customers in the Model Home / Sales Center.
  • Demonstrate homes, features and community amenities.
  • Provide the proper information to prospective customers, answer questions & overcome objections.
  • Prepare proposals and present to the customer.
  • Be able to efficiently, effectively, & thoroughly execute contracts with customers to purchase new homes.
  • Effectively manage customers from their first visit, to the contract, to the closing of their new home.
  • Prepare proposals, customer correspondence & contracts with supervision of Manager.
  • Schedule appointments with potential customers & realtors with supervision of Manager.
  • Effectively communicate with our in house marketing, selections, construction and management teams.
  • Assist manager in making sure paperwork is accurate and up to date.
  • Oversee Builder Trend system for Sales at given communities, upload contracts & change orders.
  • Maintain Homeowner Contact Database & Realtor Contact Database (Name, address, email address, phone #)
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills/Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong follow-up skills / Positive and outgoing attitude / Outstanding customer service skills
  • Self-starter, comfortable working in a smaller working environment
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Strong follow-up skills / Positive and outgoing attitude
  • Self-starter, comfortable working in a smaller work environment

Superintendent

Benefits Offered: Medical
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Orland Park, Homer Glen, and Lemont

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We are looking for a new Superintendent to join our growing team!

You will be responsible for managing the construction of single family homes in one of our new developments.

• Daily field walk of each home under construction (quality control, verify schedule/options/cleanliness/site safety)
• Manage municipal inspections and perform customer orientations
• Assist with permit applications and certificate of occupancy
• Utilize B&D checklists to ensure quality and design are met to our expectation
• Ensure daily cleanliness of jobsite (common areas, vacant lots, model home, storage areas)
• Provide first class customer service experience (including orientations with customer)
• Complete all required reports on a regular basis (Production Summary Report, SWPPP site management)
• Assist Director of Construction with misc. tasks/projects.
• Maintain construction management online software (schedules, documents, site photos, redlines)
• Meet weekly with sales staff

• College Degree: Construction Management or similar field preferred
• Previous experience in construction management or other related fields
• Familiarity with construction management software
• Strong leadership qualities
• Positive and outgoing attitude, team player
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Strong follow-up skills
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Ability to multitask
• Strong sense of urgency
• Valid driver’s license
• No criminal record (subject to background check)
• Non-smoker, no drug use
• No solicitation of customers
• Provide own vehicle to work (Orland Park)…will use company vehicle between jobs