Senior Buyer – Carpentry and Joinery

Senior Buyer – Immediate Start

Salary: £40,000 – £55,000



About the Company:

Our client is a specialist carpentry and joinery sub-contractor based in Hertfordshire who are part of a wider parent company with a turnover of £100 million. They carry out various projects across a variety of sectors including retail, education, commercial, residential, aviation, healthcare and hotel projects.  Their enviable track record is based on expertise, experience and responsive environment, staff progression and development are important to the company. Recent successful tendering has led to a strong order book for 2016 which has led the need to selectively recruit for key commercial and operational roles within the business. The organization provides excellent career potential for professionals joining the business.

About the Role:

Our client is looking for a Senior Buyer located in their Head Office. Duties will include:


  • Chasing quotations and providing comparisons for the Commercial Team.
  • All aspects of buying, procuring joinery & carpentry materials & hiring plant.
  • Negotiating with suppliers & sub-contractors to achieve the best prices in compliance with deadlines.
  • Seek alternative prices as and when required.
  • Ensure all Sub Contractors have the required information to enable them to provide timely quotations that are compliant.
  • Maintaining and expand the Materials and Sub Contract database.
  • Assist with raising purchase ledger orders.
  • Keep detailed records and maintain a well organised work schedule.
  • Monthly budgeting control reports on all material purchase for allocated site/s.
  • Carry out any reasonable request of a similar nature as directed by Senior Management


About the benefits / rewards:

Our client supports, develops and understands their employees and offer employee stability through permanent long-term employment and a stable working environment. You will be well rewarded for your hard work with a remuneration package that will correspond to the individuals experience and skills. The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry.



Our client is open to looking at Senior Buyers and/or Procurement Managers who have experience within the carpentry and joinery field whether this be within a sub-contractor, main contractor or from a fit-out contractor. You must have at least 5-10 years’ experience with a construction company in a senior role within the buying department and good leadership skills.


Please contact Billy Bittmann-Myers: or call 01923 750 095





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