Buyer - House Builder

Fusion People
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£150 - £190 per day
10 Sep 2019
07 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading house builder are looking to recruit a Buyer on an ongoing temporary contract to work from their Shropshire office.

The role:
As an experienced Buyer you will work in a commercial team responsible for £20 million worth of materials.

Your day to day responsibilities are as follows:
Providing prices for all materials included in plans and drawings;
Identifying potential suppliers and new products;
Contacting suppliers and subcontractors to obtain quotations and agree delivery times
Dealing effectively with challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials
Ensuring compliance with the safety, health and environment requirements of materials and services
Providing advice to the project QS's on cost of individual items
Liaising closely with the estimator at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate costs on the project
Preparing and maintaining cost reports in order to maximise efficiency within the business
Negotiating and agreeing the most favourable terms possible with suppliers once a contract has been secured.

The Company:
A leading premium house builder in Shropshire, running some of the most prestigious developments in the area, allowing the company to grow confidently. The business currently has plans to continue to grow with a future 4 year's worth of land pipe lined at present.
Currently building 125 homes annually and looking to grow to 200.

The Person:
It is likely you will have previously worked as either a Buyer,Senior Buyer or in a Purchasing role in a similar house building environment. However experience in housing is desirable but not essential.

The role will require experience with materials procurement and ideally you will have subcontract procurement experience.

This will be an ideal role for someone with a few years of experience either with a main Developer/Contractor or a Specialist Contractor with a working knowledge of timber purchase as this will be used for the joists, roofs etc.

You will ideally have a good knowledge of Timber and a Main Developer/Contractor background with a track record of successful negotiating

If you feel that you have the correct skills for this role then please forward CV's to Adam Shaw on Email

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