Senior Materials Buyer

Daniel Owen Ltd
South East London
£45000 - £55000/annum Package
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Materials Buyer

Location: South-East London

Salary: £45k - £55k

We are currently on the lookout for a Senior Materials Buyer on behalf of a rapidly growing Groundworks and RC Frames contractor, who are searching for a new addition to their pre-construction team due to an ever-increasing workload. This is the perfect opportunity for a Senior Materials Buyer with a comprehensive knowledge of Groundworks and RC frames materials, who is looking to exercise this knowledge to achieve best value at every given opportunity. Our client is looking for a seasoned individual who is looking to have a real impact on the company and there is a real opportunity to grow with this expanding firm.

Job Responsibilities

* Procurement of plant and materials and placing orders ensuring delivery to site in accordance with: Standard company operating procedures; Company preferences; Standard conditions of purchase; Cost / profit improvement targets; Required quality and quantity; and Programmed delivery dates.
* Actively contribute to enhancing company profits through achieving best value;
* Attend and participate in Design Team Meetings to drive specifications towards most commercially advantageous solution;
* Produce cost / value reconciliation of purchase orders;
* Provide support to Accounts team to ensure prompt resolution of invoice queries / issues;
* Contribute to the development of improved purchasing processes and procedures;
* Participate and contribute to regular group purchasing meetings and forums to communicate developments, share good practice and up skill our people.
* Build excellent supplier relations;
* Participate in establishing the group as the industry leader in Supply Chain Management.

Key Skills

* Proven track record buying materials for Groundworks and RC frame projects
* Excellent organization and planning skills
* Knowledge of best practice supply chain management tools
* Strong negotiation skills
* Team orientated/promotes teamwork
* Ability to build strong relations internally and externally
* Disciplined in meeting deadlines
* Innovative/finds solutions

If you are interested in the role mentioned above, please do apply directly via the link, or feel free to drop me a line or give me a call directly at or call on (Apply online only)