Building Materials Buyer


  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Posted: 05/12/2016
  • Birmingham
  • Job Ref: 123103192
  • Permanent

Job Details

Building Materials Buyer
Birmingham
40,000 - 50,000 Car

We're looking for an experienced housing / construction professional to take on the exciting role of Buyer. In this role, you will be responsible for material procurement for multiple new build schemes.

You will have in depth knowledge of new build residential development with preferably 5 years' experience in a buying role at a volume housebuilder or main contractor, exceptional organisation skills are essential for this position and working to and achieving set deadlines.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

Identifying and meeting suitable suppliers/manufacturers
Negotiating prices, quantities and delivery time-scales
Report writing
Financial administration
Managing junior staff
Liaising with other employees about sales performances
Subcontract Buying

Candidate qualities:

Commercial awareness
Confidence
Ability to cope with pressure
Good skills
Interpersonal skills
Effective organisational skills