Buyer | Leading Housebuilder | East Midlands | £50k + P
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Up to £50,000 + Package
We are assisting a leading national housebuilder recruit for a Buyer to join their successful and growing team. This role will be working across projects in Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Northamptonshire.
As a Buyer you will be responsible for the following areas; material scheduling for multiple live and upcoming developments at any one time. Calculating bulk quantities of bricks, blocks and tiles required for each site and scheduling them with the manufacturer in a timely manner, maintaining and monitoring regional bulk material levels and ensuring there is no shortfalls or over ordering. Submitting material cost budgets to department surveyors and advising where large losses or stolen product has occurred. Finally you will need to work very closely alongside Site & Contract Managers to ensure requisitions are processed efficiently and site issues are overcome swiftly.
A confident and a numerate professional who has experience as a Buyer with a construction company and can provide take offs from drawings. Someone who is self-motivated, asks questions, wants to learn and has a good work ethic. You will need to learn to be adaptable and strong in your management style with a consistent approach with the site teams and supply chain, the ideal candidate would be looking to advance to a senior procurement role within the business.
The ideal candidate will be proficient in Excel, Good communication and negotiation skills. Previous COINS experience is a distinct advantage.
The ability to manage work flow in the department alongside another buyer. Full Driving licence is essential.