BrightView

Manager of Procurement

US-CA-Fountain Valley
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-13242

Overview

Brighter futures start here.  Welcome to BrightView.  We’re a team of talented professionals, driven by results and relationships, and committed to taking care of each other, clients, and communities. 

 

BrightView was recently formed through the combination of landscape industry pioneers and leaders, Brickman and ValleyCrest.  This defining event united more than 140 years of experience, an extraordinary portfolio of high-profile projects and clients, and a vast, national network of expertise and innovation. As one and true to our name, we’re reinventing the industry while affording our 22,000+ team members access to the most comprehensive training, resources, benefits, mentorship, and opportunities for career advancement.

 

A brighter future is in your hands.  We’re currently seeking a Procurement Manager – Direct Materials

 

BrightView is looking for a Procurement Manager for Direct Materials.  Primary focus of this position is to maintain relationships with our current and to establish a future pool of preferred suppliers for the most critical categories of spend at BrightView Landscape Development (BVLD). Examples of spend categories include: Shrubs, Trees, Mulch, Bulk Materials (Engineered Soils, Sand….), Hard Goods (Hardscape Materials, Outdoor Furnishing…). This position reports to the BVLD Vice President of Continuous Improvement and is part of the broader Corporate Procurement Team. This Procurement Manager position will be supporting procurement activities at a national level from Orange County CA as the home office. This position will require travel (up to 50%).

 

The successful candidate is ambitious, has strong people and communication skills, is highly organized and customer-service oriented.

 

 What you’ll do:

  • Development & execution of procurement strategy for assigned categories
  • Establish and maintain key relationships with vendors while leading ongoing and annual supplier communications, negotiations
  • Manage and identify new suppliers to ensure excellence in product quality, service and innovation
  • Present procurement opportunity analysis and recommendations to management
  • Demonstrate role model behaviors regarding ethics and integrity

 

Skills we’re seeking:

  • The Procurement Manager works with corporate staff, division and branch management teams as well as suppliers to identify, research and leverage industry leading partnerships between BV and its vendor community. Our core values are built around our clients and one another and we believe as a team we must consistently strive to provide the highest level of customer service and professionalism to customers, both internal and external, so accordingly, the ideal candidate possesses the following:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 year experience in Landscape industry, preferably having time in position conducting Procurement or Operations support related positions
  • Demonstrated analytic skills combined with effective communications skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Self-starter, energized and organized
  • Ability to work independently in a team environment

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

 

BrightView is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Employer

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