Materials Buyer

Fawkes and Reece Technical
£30000 - £40000 per annum
15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Materials Buyer - Hertfordshire - £30,000 - £40,000
My client is a leading Residential Main Contractor. Their project portfolio consists of new build, refurbishment, regeneration and affordable housing. They have been established for over 50 years and are looking for a materials buyer to work in there office in Hertfordshire.

The ideal candidate will;
? Have 5+years of experience as a buyer for a construction company
? Live local to Hertfordshire
? Be punctual and hardworking

Typical work activities include:
? providing prices for all materials included in project plans and drawings;
? identifying potential suppliers and new products;
? contacting a range of suppliers and sub-contractors to obtain quotations and agree delivery times;
? Keeping detailed records and maintaining a well-organised work schedule;
? Assessing the reliability of sub-contractors and suppliers;
? 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 estimator on the predicted cost of individual items;
? Liaising closely with the estimator at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate project cost is provided;
? 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

This is a great opportunity to work with one of the most recognisable contractors in the UK. In return for this opportunity, candidates can expect a competitive daily rate/basic salary along with the opportunity to work on lots of new upcoming projects. For further information, please send your CV to Harry Childs on or call 0207 288 0166 for a confidential conversation.

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