Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Buyer – Industrial Roofing & Cladding

Location: Rochester

Type: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 to 45,000 Per Year

Posted on: 26/07/2022

About the Role 

As a Buyer you will be responsible for ensuring that materials required for construction projects are provided to schedule and according to projected budgets. The buying department plays a vital role in the profitability of contracts. Although not an exhaustive list, your duties will include: 

The main elements of the role are: 

  • Placing orders for plant and equipment from procurement schedules and site requests; 

  • Placing of global material orders from tender information; 

  • Feedback of information to estimating department; 

  • Sourcing of new or alternative materials; 

  • Producing supplier tender comparisons; 

  • Producing project cost/value reports; 

  • Sending enquiries and chasing quotes; 

  • Arranging transfer of material/plant between sites and head office when necessary; 

  • Attending contract handover meetings; 

  • Attending contract coordination meetings; 

  • Opening accounts with new suppliers; 

  • Meeting with suppliers representatives to negotiate prices and build rapport; 

  • Instigating and finalising Supplier Performance Reviews 

  • Close out of supplier related NCR’s 

  • Regular liaison with the Purchasing Manager. 

If you have this experience and are looking for a rewarding career with a great business.  

About the Candidate 

  • You will come from a specialist industrial roofing contractor and have at least two years experience as a buyer in the industry. 

  • The successful candidate will be able to thrive and develop in a demanding role. You will be a proactive and enthusiastic member of the team and have impeccable communication skills as this role will involve extensive communication with site personnel, client and suppliers