My client are a privately owned quality house builder who have an opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join their offices based in Cheshire.
The company are well established and have built an excellent reputation building quality homes for a wide range of buyers, they also pride themselves on building a quality home that suits the needs of their buyers offering exceptional customer service from pre-sale through to aftercare. Their properties range from one bedroom apartments to luxury penthouses and prestigious executive homes.
Materials Buyer Role
Working with team of 3 Buyers you will manage the day to day procurement process, controlling Purchasing Arrangements across high specification residential developments in North West. Duties to include:
" Preparation of materials schedules from drawings and specifications for residential projects " Sourcing, tender package review, tender, negotiation and contract drafting for high value packages " Sourcing and developing with the supply chain, products and innovations that save time and reduce cost to the business through added value and value engineering " Co-operation with site management and office management colleagues to ensure provision of a full buying service " To be responsible for the purchase of materials and ensure that the award of orders takes into account past performance best use of capacities and skills " Ensure that all relevant plant and material requisitions are placed and delivered to developments in a timely fashion to enable the delivery of the build programme " Authorise and commit expenditure against budget using the company's preferred process in raising orders " Ensure that the company maximises its compliance with group product, specification and deals
Skills & Experience
" Excellent understanding of building technology and construction processes " A strong communicator with well-developed written and verbal communication skills " Have effective organisational skills " Ability to work in a team as well as under own initiative " Good understanding and use of procurement processes " Able to read construction/engineering drawings " Able to create full take off's and schedules from drawings " Computer literate and a good understanding of Microsoft Excel is essential " Knowledge of the COINS procurement system would be an advantage " Able to complete value engineering exercises " Able to carry out manual stock/material on-site audits
The company are offering a competitive salary and package including a company car or car allowance, pension, healthcare and 25 days holidays (plus bank holidays).
If you are interested in this role and would like to have a confidential chat, please contact Deena Mistry at Bromak or apply via the link below.