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DATE ADDED: Fri 22/02/2019

Buyer

East Riding of Yorkshire, UK
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JOB TYPE: Contract

Role: Buyer (Materials Plant)

Location: South Yorkshire

Salary: £30,000-35,000 plus package

You will be working for one of the premier housebuilders in the region with a wide array of high-profile and eye-catching developments across Yorkshire and the East Midlands.

With over 700 new houses set to be delivered in 2019, there is now the requirement for an experienced Buyer to join the team to work alongside the Supply Chain Manager in supporting these ongoing and upcoming developments.

You will be part of a company that puts team ethic and employee satisfaction at the heart of everything it does and with new offices both on site and at head office, demonstrates a continual investment in its own infrastructure.

To apply for this role, you must have experience in a Buying role within construction, ideally for another housebuilder.

Key Accountabilities: -

Responsible for ordering Building materials and hiring plant for several new build housing projects throughout Yorkshire and the Midlands

Read, understand abstract technical information from drawings and specifications

Schedule materials from drawings and specifications

Raising thorough material order enquires for tender of material packages.

Collate quotes, analyse negotiate with suppliers

Value Engineering

Producing and issuing schedule purchase orders

Inputting orders and schedules onto purchase order software system (Housebuilder)

Raising issuing low level repeat orders

Raising issuing prelim, secondary and call off orders

Updating and issuing orders following design changes

Updating and issuing orders with price changes

Establish excellent working relationships with the Supply Chain

Provide purchasing support to other functions within the business

Active participation in team meetings (including site visits) and feedback sessions, in conjunction with other company personnel.

Resolving invoice queries

Assist the Supply Chain Manager where necessary

Support other members of the Procurement team

Personal Qualities

Commitment to quality in all aspects of service delivery

Commitment to equal opportunities

Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimum guidance, confidence in taking the initiative, making decisions and consult as appropriate

Task orientated

Take ownership and responsibility

Have an engaged and positive attitude

Forge relationships and form effective communication with the supply chain and the wider team

Deadline focused

Achieve Team objectives

‘Can do’ attitude

Qualifications Experience

Previous experience in a Buying role within the housebuilding sector

Computer literate / Microsoft Office in particular Excel

Highly numerate with efficient administration

HNC Construction and the Build Environment (desirable)
Role: Buyer
Job Type: Contract
Location: East Riding of Yorkshire,

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