Drees Homes

  • Operations Manager

    Job Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Drees Homes is one of America’s leading private home builders focused on making custom homes easy. Family-owned and operated for over 90 years, Drees is ranked as the twenty-eighth largest home builder by BUILDER media brand as well as the ninth largest privately-owned home builder in the country.


    Headquartered in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, Drees operates in Northern Kentucky; Cincinnati and Cleveland, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL;  Nashville, TN; Raleigh, NC; Washington D.C./Maryland/Virginia ; Austin, Houston, and Dallas, TX. The company operates as “Drees Custom Homes” in Texas.



    We are seeking candidates for the position of Operations Manager in our Indianapolis, IN Division. The Operations Manager is responsible for managing the purchasing, contract administration, estimating and accounts payable. In addition, responsibilities include the coordination of sales, construction, and administrative functions on the Division level while performing all costing, estimating, pricing, and analysis of applicable Division products.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manage supplier and subcontractor administration, including cost analysis, negotiation, coordination, and contract execution
    • Perform regular cost analysis and review of existing and new plans for cost effectiveness and proper use of construction details, systems and materials
    • Supervise the activities of the Estimators, Accounts Payable, and the Design Center employees
    • Ensure profitability of Division sales dollars through accurate and timely review of pricing of all Division products
    • Ensure that all accounts payable are processed within payment dates and terms, including invoices that carry a payment discount or late payment penalty

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Strong technical skills, including costing systems, centralized accounting/PO systems, etc.
    • Understanding of the importance of teamwork and being a support system for all areas of the business
    • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and JD Edwards
    • Self motivated, assertive and results oriented
    • High level of personal and professional integrity
    • Advanced analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills


    • College Degree in related field required
    • Previous experience with purchasing, estimating and cost control
    • 3 - 5 years Construction/Homebuilding experience


    Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Work Place

    To learn more about Drees Homes, please visit our website – www.dreeshomes.com.


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