The Client Our client are a medium sized residential contractor and developer based in Leigh on Sea, Essex. We specialise in new build low to medium rise residential construction and operate throughout Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. They are currently seeking a Buyer to join their team based in Leigh on Sea. Salary would be between £25k - £45k 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 residential experience 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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