Materials Buyer

40000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000/annum Package
13 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Our client are a regional developer based just outside Tamworth and are currently in the market for a Materials Buyer to join the busy Commercial team

They are seeking a professional career minded individual who is looking for something a bit different as because of the size of the business you will be involved in more than just Buying

Roles and responsibilities

+ Ability to read, understand & abstract technical information from drawings and specifications
+ Ability to schedule materials from drawings and specifications
+ Raising thorough material order enquires for tender of material packages.
+ Collate quotes, analyse & negotiate with suppliers
+ Producing and issuing schedule purchase orders
+ Inputting orders and schedules onto purchase order software system
+ Updating and issuing orders following design changes
+ Updating and issuing orders with price changes
+ Establish excellent working relationships with Strata Supply Chain
+ Active participation in team meetings (including site visits) and feedback sessions, in conjunction with other Procurement personnel
+ Prepare enquiries for year Term Agreements, collate quotes, analyse, negotiate and appoint suppliers for various materials
+ Ensure that the administration of purchase orders is optimised at all times.
+ Provide purchasing support to other functions within the business.


+ Computer literate / Microsoft Office
+ Highly numerate with efficient administration skills
+ Previous experience in a similar role


Relevant Industry Qualification ONC/HNC/CIPS