Material Buyer

NA Construction
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Pension + Bonus
31 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is an regional House Builder with an impressive portfolio of completed developments across the Midlands. They are now looking to expand their new build housing areas down the M40 corridor. Due to the expansions taking place they are now looking to appoint experienced professionals in their Commercial team.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the Material Buyer will be responsible for

  • Scheduling of materials from project drawings
  • Obtaining prices for all materials included in project plans and drawings and raising subsequent orders
  • Identifying potential suppliers and new products
  • Contacting a range of suppliers to obtain quotations and agree delivery times
  • Assessing the reliability of suppliers
  • Dealing effectively with challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials
  • Ensuring compliance with the safety, health and environment requirements of materials
  • Negotiating and agreeing the most favourable terms possible with suppliers * Negotiating Solus deals with supplier, prepare and follow through relevant rebate claims
  • Process Material requisition as requested by site

We are looking for

  • Self-directed and detail oriented, with excellent problem solving abilities
  • Deep understanding and professional experience with purchasing contracts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organisational skills and experience working within a team
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Excellent negotiating skills, customer service and consulting skills
  • Strong market knowledge and experience in working across various functions, businesses and regions
  • CPM or CPIM qualifications

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to play a leading role in the on-going development of the Company. Call us now for an interview on 01902 580118 and ask for Matt Lee or send your CV along with a covering letter to

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

Nicholas Associates Professional is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it's all about enabling people to be their best.

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