Materials Buyer - Construction

GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum +
06 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Paris Howell
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

A unique opportunity has arisen to join a private house build company in a newly created position. With accountability for delivery of on time products and materials required for the development. Reporting directly into the Operations Director, this is a excellent time to join a growing company.

Client Details

A privately funded house builder who build a small number of houses annually, generally in the £1M+ price range, operating on no more than two sites at any time. This allows them to take a very hands on approach and they are passionate about delivering exceptional quality homes that both they, and their customers, can be proud of.


  • Accountable for delivery of all materials and plant required
  • Produce monthly budgetary control reports on all materials purchased for site
  • Reporting of Monthly progress meetings with Senior Stakeholders
  • Obtain pre-tender quotations and resolve material specification issues
  • Ensure materials are procured at the best available price


  • Knowledge of the construction/ building environment
  • Great negotiation and communication skills
  • Background in pre- build or construction materials
  • Sound knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Background in working in a regulated environment

Job Offer

A highly competitive salary is available and will be discussed with interested candidates

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