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Name : Andy Seidel
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Tarpon Springs,FL
Job Title N/A
Relocation Preferences : will relocate
Objective : Construction Professional with success in bottom line performance in residential and commercial construction settings. Skilled in P&L, general management, estimating and purchasing management, multisite budgeting operations, vendor relations, and strategic planning.
Ability to negotiate with vendors and subcontractors to obtain the best pricing and service and maintain business relationships. Proficient estimator with ability to manage and develop estimating and purchasing staff
Reduced bottom line cost of several companies by refining budgets and vendor renegotiations; restructuring estimating department saving an average of 10%; allowing sales to establish and hold to accurate margins
Resume :  

D. Andrew Seidel
831 Ranch Road
Tarpon Springs, Florida 34688andyseidel[at]tampabay.rr.comCell: (813) 781-7471

PURCHASING MANAGER

More than 25 years in construction supervision in the Tampa bay area, including accurate takeoffs, estimating, budgeting, contracting, purchasing, and invoicing. Some of my strengths are:

PURCHASING & ESTIMATING EXPERTISE: Ability to negotiate with vendors and subcontractors to obtain the best pricing and service and maintain business relationships. Proficient estimator with ability to manage and develop estimating and purchasing staff

CONSTRUCTION EXPERTISE: Experience in full on-site construction management. Effectively schedule, monitor, and inspect all work from start to customer orientation

RELATIONSHIP BUILDER: Work effectively with vendors, architects, engineers, developers, contractors, inspectors, city officials, decorators, agents, and home buyers

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Seidel and Associates, Inc. 12/05- 6/01/10

Residential and Commercial contractor

Avalon Homes, Tarpon Springs, Florida 6/04-12/05

Semi-custom home builder of homes in the $300K-$500K range without a lot
VP Purchasing
Reconcile non-standard invoices for accuracy to lower cost
Direct individual customer plan review to reduce field errors
Work closely with sales, accounts payable, Warranty and construction staffs
Interview new subcontractors and vendors to bring cost per home into line
Work with existing subcontractors and vendors on price protection
Developed new policy and procedure for new software (Master Builder) to streamline operations and reduce overhead
Perform takeoffs, estimate cost and develop and maintain all budgets
Supervise a staff of three, 1 estimator and 2 administrators
Average house size is 3500 sq ft with annual volume of 35-40 homes

Mark Rutenberg Homes, Tarpon Springs, Florida 9/03-6/04
Custom homebuilder of $1Million+ homes, annual run-rate of 35-40 homes
Purchasing Manager
Negotiated with subcontractors for all labor and material; purchased all necessary material for new home construction
Interact closely with sales and construction managers on price requests
Expanded the use of their software (BuildSoft) to include budgeting
Marketed and promoted negotiations with subcontractors and vendors for new customer contracts
Supervised an estimator and administrator

Southern Crafted Homes, Lutz, Florida 1/00-9/03
Local homebuilder of $300K-$500K homes averaging 3300 sq ft, annual run-rate of ~80 homes
Purchasing Manager
Negotiated with subcontractors and vendors
Educated sales and construction on new products, methods and codes
Developed rebate and model discount programs
Supervised 1 administrator

Beazer Homes, Tampa, Florida 1997-2000
Start-up division building about 100 homes a year in the $175K-$250K range
Director of Construction
Directed purchasing, estimating, design. refining plans, as well as, overseeing office staff
Supervised field production from start to finish in 6 designed communities and stand alones in south Tampa
Started and completed a 2500 square foot model (living area) with a pool in 30 days
Supervised 8 field and 4 office personnel

Pulte Homes, Tampa, Florida 1994-1997
Superintendent/ Project Manager
Started and completed a 2500 square foot model (living area) with a pool in 33 days
Directed staff of 9 superintendents in the construction of 180-200 homes a year
Promoted from superintendent to Project Manager

Thomas Construction, Largo, FL 1993-1994
Project Manager
Directed 2 carpenters and 1 administrator and Subcontractor Base in remodeling homes, Additions, Renovation Projects, Estimating and Project Management

Lennar Homes, Tampa, FL 1985-1993
Field Supervisor/ Project Manager
Directed 4-5 superintendents in the construction of about 100 homes per year
Bruce Williams Homes, St. Petersburg, FL 1982-1985
Field Supervisor

Peter Brown, Largo, FL 1981-1982
Draftsmen/ Purchasing

EDUCATION

Architectural/Civil Engineering Diploma Pinellas Vocational Technical Institute 1982
Largo, Florida
CERTIFICATIONS - SKILLS

Florida Certified Building Contractor CBC042368 1987

Proficient with MS Word and Excel; BuildSoft, familiar with Master Builder


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