Buyer

DescriptionBuyer Role
My client are a well-established, large and profitable house builder currently have a requirement for an experienced Buyer to join their growing team based in West Yorkshire.
The company have a turnover of over £500m with excellent staff retention levels and are keen to develop their staff and promote from within
As well as offering excellent remuneration and package.
The role
The Buyer will be reporting to the Buying Manager and will be responsible for ensuring specified materials are available on site to meet programmes and assist with the efficient running of the materials and sub-contract purchasing function
Duties to include:
Ensure materials are delivered to sites in line with site programmes and specification
Maintain a library of standard house type material schedules and sub-contract schedules
Produce site specific material schedules and process material orders
Monitor material order values against budget values and address large variations
Liaise with other Buyers to negotiate national bulk price agreements
Negotiate regional bulk price agreements and ensure competitive quotations are obtained for materials not covered by bulk agreements
Monitor price agreements to ensure they always remain competitive
Monitor supplier performance and hold regular meetings with main suppliers
Place orders for key showhome materials before pre-start meetings
Process site orders for materials and produce monthly reports detailing expenditure
Monitor goods received and liaise with the build team to ensure correct procedures are maintained
Monitor material lead times, keeping build and site managers informed
Manage site call-offs and carry out regular stock takes to ensure site stocks remain cost effective
Ensure labour and material sub-contractors are procured within the agreed programme and to within budgetary levels.
Liaise with estimating functions for production of costs for housing, roads and sewers
Produce site specific sub-contract schedules
Ensure sub-contract tender lists are prepared in conjunction with the build department
Ensure tenders are checked and comply with site specification and current trade specifications, and the tender drawings for the site include the company standard details
Produce reports comparing tender prices obtained and analyse how they compare to viability
Skills and experience required
HNC / ONC in Construction or similar
2-3 experience working within a residential house builder as a materials buyer
Good understanding or building regulations and legal obligations
Good knowledge or construction methods and materials
Strong mathematical and IT ability
Ability to work under pressure and excellent team working skills
In return for your skills my client are offering a basic salary up to £45k DOE company car or car allowance and additional company benefits including healthcare, pension, 26 days holidays, etc.
To apply for the Buyer position please contact Ryan Hayes for a confidential chat on [phone number removed] or email your CV to [url removed]
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£45,000
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary Min40000Salary Max45000Contract TypePermanentSalary TypeAnnumAdded20dID909028