Buyer (Construction materials new build)

WR Engineering & Manufacturing
18 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Buyer, Construction Materials Buyer needed!

We require a Senior Construction Material Buyer to join an expanding team. As the materials Buyer you will join one of the UK's fastest growing regional house builders with over 400 properties to deliver in 2018/19.

You will report directly to the MD on a daily basis and be expected to take charge of all material purchasing processes.

This is an opportunity to implement a fresh purchasing system and propel our company to the next level with your prior experience & fresh insight.


* Procuring global price deals for materials for all presently active and planned future sites.

* Arranging delivery of bulk orders in line with the build programme for each site, working in conjunction with the Construction Director.

* Minimizing and ideally eliminating all "same day collection" orders from site.

* Ensuring excellent working relationships are maintained with existing suppliers.

* Maintaining an up to date knowledge of current deals across the marketplace.

* Managing an assistant buyer and ensuring all administrative aspects are in order.

Experience required:

* Previous construction material buying for a house builder will be an advantage.

* Ability to take off quants from working drawings will be an advantage.

* Previous buying experience is essential.

Send your CV now for an immediate response.

Interviews will be held throughout April at the company head office in Darwen, BB3.

Working hours are 8am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday (these can be altered to suit childcare arrangements if required).

Salary: £30,000.00 to £45,000.00 /yea

Location: Darwen, Lancashire.

Commutable from Preston, Bolton, Blackburn or Manchester

WR Engineering & Manufacturing are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering sales jobs and manufacturing jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

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