Materials Buyer

Location:Dorchester, Dorset, England
Salary:GBP35000 - 40000 per Annum
Benefits:25 days holiday + B/H
Job Ref: JC07/07/2020
Posted: 07/07/2020

Job Description

Smart Recruitment are seeking a Materials Buyer for a Construction firm that believe in investing in their workforce, provide a fantastic place to work, and as an organisation genuinely wish to make a positive impact on the local economy. They have created some amazing community, educational and healthcare buildings across the area, and the feedback they have from their customers is first class.

You would be working as part of their contracts team that comprises a Senior Buyer to report to, 2 other buyers, and 4 surveyors. You would be required to provide timely procurement and delivery of materials and plant for their new build and other small works projects.

You would need to be able to negotiate the best possible terms with material suppliers, while constantly seeking improved supply channels, and ensuring orders are placed correctly to get the right plant and materials onsite at the right time. You would also need to monitor supplier standards, and enforce a stringent system for ensuring supplier errors/omissions are kept to a minimum or fixed moving forwards.

The firm offer a really strong top line salary, plus enhanced holiday (25 days plus bank holidays), and the ability to work from home during the conclusion of the Covid-19 crisis. Long term you will be based at their head office near Dorchester.

It is essential that you have experience from within the construction industry, and it is desirable that you have worked within house building market before. Apply today

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