Materials Buyer

Job Title: Materials Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorking, Surrey
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Reference: BB900009090_1525350272
Contact Name: Tanya Etheridge
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2018 13:24

Job Description

Material Buyer

My lovely client based just outside of Dorking is looking for an experience Material Buyer to join their team.

The overall objective of the role is to:

To purchase materials to meet site programme
To purchase materials at the most competitive rates
Schedule materials to avoid site shortage or wastage
To seek alternatives to specified materials with a view to cost saving, subject to agreement with the Contract Administrators

Duties will include:

  • Sending out Enquiries to suppliers
  • Take off/ Scheduling of Materials from Drawings.
  • Complete like for like price Comparison.
  • Negotiation of best price to meet budget.
  • Prepare Purchase Order on System.
  • Ensuring Quality of Materials and specification.
  • Attend Prestart Meetings with Supplier and Site
  • Attend HA meetings.
  • Arranging Delivery/Collection of Site Materials.
  • Deal with accounts queries and adjust orders to match.
  • Respond to site requisitions.
  • Liaise with site managers on a regular basis
  • Order hire of plant when required
  • Maintain plant hire record.
  • Attend fortnightly procurement meetings
  • Meet with key suppliers to build relationships with our Supply Chain
  • Review budget allowances on a monthly basis
  • Promote group deals/rebate schemes

If the above sounds like you, do not hesitate to apply now!