The Client Our client has grown from a small local company into a significant builder of quality homes being recognised by the NHBC in their Quality Award Scheme which is the industry's benchmark for quality of a development in terms of build standard and overall site management. Due to the large growth in the company, they are currently seeking a Buyer to join their team based in Ipswich. Salary would be around £45k plus package depending on experience.
The Role As Buyer, you'll be responsible for material procurement across a range of exciting projects. You'll be responsible for identifying, negotiating with and placing orders with suppliers and the subsequent scheduling of materials to site.
Responsibilities: - Identify and build relationships with merchants and suppliers across the area. - Negotiate best value deals for materials. - Schedule material deliveries to sites as required. - Identify means to improve the supply chain process internally and develop efficiency. - Effective communication with clients, suppliers, external consultants and colleagues through to senior management. - Play an integral, lead role in system and function setup for procurement across the business. - Operate as focal point for all material procurement across the business.
Qualifications & Experience: - Construction related qualifications are desirable, ideally Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management. - Previous buying experience within general commercial contracting is preferred.
What to do next: If you are looking for a new opportunity and this role is of interest, apply via the link below and we look forward to discussing the role in more detail with you.
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