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Regional Director of Core Plan VE Architecture

Company: Lennar USA
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewRegionally leads Lennar's Value Engineering Plan Development efforts aimed at reducing costs and optimizing Plan efficiency. Responsibilities Principal Duties and Responsibilities:I. Regional Leadership in the coordination of "Core Plan" development and re-use efforts

  • Supports and Develops Approved VE Engineers and Architects.
  • Formalize the "Rule Set" for Common Plan Sets.
  • Act as a central Plan repository for Divisions looking for specific Product using and optimizing the "Plan Registry" as well as the Purchasing Specification Hub (Modsy).
  • Support Estimating Efforts on Common Plan Sets.
  • Be a one stop shop for Divisions related to "Core Plans".II. Direct involvement with Product Development to optimize structural designs of new Plans
    • Ensure concrete, frame and mechanical layouts and designs are optimal.
    • Prepare material quantity takeoffs where necessary.
    • Work directly with Vendors and their Engineers to ensure optimal designs and layouts at the Plan development stage.
    • Assist Purchasing with negotiations and evaluations on technical details (pre -fabricated wall panels vs. "stick" frame; 2x4 with 16" OC vs. 2x6 with 24" OC, etc).III. Leading Value Engineering efforts of existing Plans for the Region
      • Visit homes under construction to evaluate optimal material usage opportunities, with a specific emphasis on structural components such as lumber/trusses, and concrete.
      • Leading "Workshops" with Lennar associates and Trade Partners, focused on finding "waste" (wasteful materials, processes, etc) and developing a plan with the Divisions to eliminate it.
      • Visit Lennar's Competitors' homes under construction to look for best practices that could be applicable to Lennar Homes.
      • Must work closely with Product Development to ensure Plan changes are properly recorded and all applicable CAD files are updated.
      • Work directly with Vendors to implement alternative construction methods.
      • Ability to identify specification substitution opportunities in both "structurally" related details and "Finish" related details.IV. Personnel
        • Conduct ongoing formal and informal training with team members as needed.
        • Serve as a champion of the company's values, mission and vision, and provide leadership to direct reports and team members at all levels.#CB#LI-NW1 QualificationsEducation and Experience Requirements:
          • Bachelor's Degree required.
          • Minimum 5 years of either Product Design, Residential/Structural Engineering or Value Engineering in production homebuilding (either from the Homebuilding side or the Supplier/Dealer Side).
          • Heavy Travel required - 50%.
          • Working knowledge of IRC and IECC Codes.
          • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
          • Ability to influence people through facts and demonstrations.
          • Demonstrated judgment and decision-making capabilities.
          • Proven ability to inspire, train, develop and motivate a team.
          • Ability to work across multiple Disciplines (Construction, Purchasing, Product Development, Division and National Leadership).
          • Proven ability to manage tasks to meet established deadlines.
          • Strong organizational skills, including planning, scheduling and follow-up capabilities.
          • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
          • Strong math skills While performing the duties of this job, the employee must exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift and/or move objects. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger and grasp, using repetitive motions, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, stand, walk and lift. The employee is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions; hazards, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals; and atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin (i.e., fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation). Heavy travel is required.This description outlines the basic responsibilities and requirements for the position noted. This is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the Associates. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. TypeRegular Full-Time

Keywords: Lennar USA, Irvine , Regional Director of Core Plan VE Architecture, Executive , Irvine, California

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