Buyer (East Sussex)
Updated: Feb 23
My client a forward-thinking company, are seeking a Buyer to join our growing team and work closely with the directors. The role of the Buyer will be to assist the team on site, as well as the Project Manager, in the procurement of materials for the site. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role as well as experience working in the residential new-build construction sector.
Liaising with suppliers and sourcing building materials.
Negotiating bulk order discounts.
Opening accounts and establishing new relationships.
Monitoring material prices.
Involvement in material selection on a site-by-site basis.
Reporting to the Directors on cost.
Site visits as necessary
Qualification’s Skills and Experience
Degree or relevant experience
Knowledge/Experience 3 years+ experience in a procurement role
Knowledge of manufacturing organisations
Ability to manage complex sourcing projects
Commercial acumen and Negotiation
Attention to detail
Working to deadlines
Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
£27,500 - £37,500 + opportunity for discretionary annual bonus
Statutory holiday (20 days + 8 bank holidays) and statutory pension contributions