Buyer - Housing

Job Title: Buyer - Housing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Reference: J901052_1561018485
Contact Name: Aisling Groarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2019 09:14

Job Description

My client are a national residential building contractor, and due to an increase in workload they are looking to increase their team at their Warrington head office with an experienced Buyer. The Buyer will be working on new build housing and extra care developments so experience of both of these in particular multi storey residential would be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Placement of Subcontract/Material orders in accordance with specification budget and programme constraints
  • Liaise with Group Supply Chain and other suppliers promoting best interest of the business
  • Production of procurement schedules and buying reports
  • Obtaining data regarding sustainability reports and carrying out value engineering exercises
  • Any other reasonable buying related tasks as directed by line manager or referred to in the Buying procedures

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience and knowledge of procurement within the housing/construction sector is essential
  • A sound construction, technical and manufactures product knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to be assertive.
  • The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills, a good eye for details and the confidence to deal with all levels of the Business.
  • It is essential to have a high standard of mathematical ability as well as a good commercial acumen.
  • A qualification in Construction would be desirable for this role, though not essential.

If you have the skills and experience outlined above and would like to be considered for this position please apply now or contact Aisling Groarke on 01517375560 for more information.

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