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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorBuilding, Construction
Town/CityNorth West England
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 November 2018

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My client is looking to add an experienced Buyer to join their growing housing business in The North West. My client is looking for a talented individual to manage the material buying process for their housings schemes, review specification in line with sales team to ensure that our houses are built using high quality materials and to budget.

Client Details

My client is a leading construction organisation who are a family-owned development, housing and construction business with a full order book and entering a very exciting time in their life cycle, who are looking to add a talented Buyer to their team in the North West


The Role

  • Procure materials/plant/sub-contractors in-line with the build program ensuring materials/plant/sub-contractors are delivered to site in-line with the procurement schedule and site requirements
  • Comment/initiate material control measures to predict costs and product waste
  • Offer alternative products that may save time and or money to improve best value
  • Negotiate commercial agreements with suppliers and within the contract allowance
  • Value engineer projects and suggest delivery solutions to ensure the project is carried out in the most cost effective manner
  • Regular attendance on site to keep abreast of developments and undertake any necessary re-measurement/cost control
  • Endeavour to optimise supply chain opportunities and ensure that the appropriate checks are carried out for new members
  • Monitor materials plant costs and usage throughout the length of the contract
  • Provide financial information to the Management Team as required to assist in financial planning for the company


The Candidate

  • The candidate will have good analytical skill and the ability to prioritise and meet deadline
  • The candidate will be able to apply common sense in all situations be customer and delivery focused.
  • The candidate will have a minimum of 3 year's experience within a previous Construction role.
  • A preference will be given to those familiar with all aspects of the house-building industry.
  • They will be highly organised,
  • Will be comfortable with coordinating multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive on working to deadlines
  • Will possess good communication skills
  • proficient with IT (Microsoft packages, Coins, Excel etc.) and a high attention to detail, are skills they will possess, in addition to being self motivated, customer focused, target driven, positive and a team player.
  • A full driving licence is essential to fulfil the role

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer a base salary of up to £45k plus package for the ideal candidate

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