Material Buyer

  • Company:
    Kingston Barnes
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

Company name:Regional Contractor
Job Role:Buyer
Region:Bristol, United Kingdom
Date Posted:Oct, 22
Sector:Building Contracting
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Negotiable + Package
Job Reference:KH1921
Are you a Material Buyer looking for a new permanent opportunity?
Does the sound of working for an award winning regional contractor appeal to you?
Do you have a minimum of 5 years experience in a Buying role and looking for career progression?
This is an exciting new opportunity working for an expanding and successful South West based Main Contractor.
They are looking for an individual to take the next step in their development as a Buyer within the construction industry and has the necessary experience to support the procurement function. Typical construction projects include mixed residential schemes, care homes and schools/colleges.
As part of the Commercial and Operations Team, the role includes negotiation, managing deadlines, awareness of supply chain and general support of preconstruction, finance, commercial and site management teams. They are looking for a strong team member with previous experience in buying:
Responsibilities include:
Issuing enquiries take off and scheduling as necessary
Raising purchase orders, complying with approval criteria where applicable
Compile and maintain material procurement schedule
Challenging specifications through considered Value Engineering
Obtain quotes/advise on suitable suppliers
Meeting attendance where applicable
Promote direct and 3rd party rebate opportunity prior to project delivery and maintain compliance via communication with project teams and subcontractors
Order in line with existing supply agreements i.e. to help achieve challenging rebate targets.
Assist with the development of the existing material supply chain
Promptly resolve supplier invoice queries in support of Finance team
Distribution of plant hire reports and review with site team
Support / provide advice to junior members where necessary
Support supply chain events where applicable
Inputting of KPI data into commercial report