Sector: House Building Location: Stoke on Trent Package: £35,000 - £45,000 P/A (dependant on experience)
Our Client is an experienced and trusted supplier of groundworks and civil engineering services to House Builders and Developers throughout the Midlands and North West. They have a requirement for a Buyer to join their growing housing business in Stoke-on-Trent.
The principle purpose of the role is to manage the material buying process for our housing schemes, review specification in line with sales team to ensure that our houses are built using high quality materials and to budget.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Procure materials/plant/sub-contractors in-line with the build program ensuring materials/plant/sub-contractors are delivered to site in-line with the procurement schedule and site requirements Comment/initiate material control measures to predict costs and product waste Offer alternative products that may save time and/or money/improve saleability/best value Negotiate commercial agreements with suppliers and within the contract allowance Value engineer projects and suggest delivery solutions to ensure the project is carried out in the most cost-effective manner Regular attendance on site to keep abreast of developments and undertake any necessary re-measurement/cost control Endeavour to optimise supply chain opportunities and ensure that the appropriate checks are carried out for new members Monitor materials/plant costs and usage throughout the length of the contract Provide financial information to the Management Team as required to assist in financial planning for the company
Skills & Experience Required
Good analytical skill and the ability to prioritise and meet deadline Self-motivated and pro-active, with the ability to meet strict deadlines Confident communicator and possess excellent negotiation skills Knowledge of Coins would be beneficial, although not essential Proficient with IT (Microsoft packages, Coins, Excel etc.)
What to do next:
If you are interested in joining a reputable house builder and would like to apply for the Buyer role, please contact Garry at Bromak for a confidential chat, or apply via the link provided.