Materials Buyer – Housebuilder

  • Clifton Gray
  • £40,000 – £50,000
Company: Clifton Gray
Location: Lancashire
Telephone: 07772 499 773
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced materials buyer to work for an award-winning housebuilder based in the Preston area.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, this role is busy, varied and demands a strong, solid background as a materials buyer gained with a housebuilder to ensure you hit the ground running and make a difference from the start.

Working within the commercial team, you will be responsible for the efforts and results of the buying division within the commercial department and overseeing day to day operations to ensure all duties are carried out.

Identifying, sourcing and negotiating with suppliers in the purchasing of materials and for projects requires in-depth understanding of the industry, build methods, sub-contractor/supplier materials and what they’re used for.

Our client uses COINS, and you should be familiar with this materials database and system to improve efficiency, output and cost management.

You will be responsible for reporting to the Commercial Director with timely and accurate cost analysis information. Having the ability to be highly efficient, accurate and logical in their work by demonstrating, cost control, best value and negotiating skills to achieve corporate goals both project to project and as a whole for the department.

You should be a confident negotiator, able to agree rates, retrospective discounts, payment terms and preparing associated documentation for execution. A good understanding of contractual terminology and buying processes is important.

For the right candidate, this role offers huge potential for carer development, so we are looking for a driven and ambitious candidate who is seeking a long-term career, within a company who is truly ‘going places’.

Our client is offering a generous salary of £45,000 – £55,000k DOE plus company car or car allowance.
Attach your CV to apply for this exciting role or contact Rachael Gray in confidentiality for an initial discussion 07772 499 773.

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