Materials Scheduler/Buyer

Materials Scheduler/Buyer – Residential Developer
Salary – Up to £40,000 (Depending on Experience) + Car Allowance + Benefits
Location: East London/Essex

About the Company:

Our client is one of the largest homebuilders in the UK, operating from over 20 regional offices across England, Scotland and Wales. They aim to be the residential developer of choice for customers, employees, communities and shareholders. They have expertise in land acquisition, home and community design, urban regeneration and the development of supporting infrastructure which improves our quality of life and adds value to homes.
About the Role:

Our client our looking for an Materials Scheduler/Buyer within the residential new build sector to join an experience commercial team based in the Home Counties. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join a well-established house builder who are known for a having an excellent work/life balance culture and enhance their skills with a company who builds a range of residential homes. Duties include:

  • Procuring materials within budgets in time to progress works on site.
  • Must be aware of how to do take-offs
  • Monthly budgetary control reports on materials purchased for each site.
  • Responsible for procuring and hiring plant required on site including cabins, forklifts, fencing, cranes and transport etc.
  • Responsible for resolving account queries with suppliers that the accounts department have failed to resolve through normal procedures.
  • Resolving disputes between suppliers and the company.
  • Procuring site staff protective clothing.
  • Attend and report on procurement at each site monthly progress meeting.
  • Required to on occasion take off material quantities from drawings and produce schedules from which to procure.
  • Assist the estimating department with obtaining pre-tender quotations and resolving material specification issues.
  • Ensure compliance with ISO9000 & ISO14001 Policies.
  • Responsible for compliance with the clients Environmental, Security and disabled requirements.
  • Procures customer care related materials.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Ideally at least 5 years of Buying experience within the House Building trade
  • Knowledge of current pricing levels.
  • Sound knowledge of construction techniques, Building Standards, Environmental and disability standards.

About the Benefits and Reward:

  • Up to £40k depending upon experience
  • Car allowance
  • Health
  • Pension or 01923 750 095

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