Materials Buyer

  • Job Reference: 00006823-1
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Construction, Trades & Services, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Buyer (Materials) - High-End Residential Refurbishment / Fit-Out
£40,000 - £50,000 + attractive bonus scheme upon completion of probation
Central London
Start May 2020

This 15-year-old, £50m turnover, financially stable company, is a leading specialist in the refurbishment and fit-out of bespoke / High End luxury residential dwellings.
They have built a reputation for delivering the finest quality projects for the most discerning clients. Typical project sizes vary from £500k to £15m, and regularly work with internationally renowned interior designers and architects to create luxury homes with unimaginable features, quality and functionality
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the company has re-evaluated its procurement management system, and is consequently looking to recruit an experienced materials buyer.
Buyer Role Summary:
The buyer role will necessitate an experienced individual, who possesses in depth construction materials knowledge, who is able to demonstrate key skills in:
·Tender enquiry, analysis and negotiation together with raising and issuing Purchase Orders.
·Current market knowledge of suppliers and manufacturers rates, and ability to negotiate terms and conditions
·The successful candidate will ideally have good all round construction buying experience, competent IT skills.
Further Info - must have experience:
·Working in a procurement role for a reputable contractor within the construction industry
·Material buying activities including negotiating best cost, payment terms, value and quality of materials
·Excellent negotiation skills and good relationships with suppliers
·Placing purchase orders, updating PO logs, and tracking order and delivery of stock
·Stock strategy / bulk buying / updating of stock movement
·Strong communicator
·Weekly/daily checks on orders so that outstanding items are highlighted immediately.
·Manage all appropriate paperwork to be issued and updated in order to track the stock to the specific project number, ensuring correct cost allocation
·Checking and authorising payment purchase invoices
·Improving the current procurement management system.

If you have the relevant experience and would like to apply for this Site Materials Buyer job in London then please email an updated CV to spencer @ borneltd. com / M: (phone number removed)

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