Materials Buyer


Location: Yorkshire and the Humber, England

Salary: GBP35,000 - GBP45,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 02/07/2021


The Company

A well established construction company based in Leeds, whose expertise is focused on rejuvenating old structures and pushing new builds to the forefront of the market. They are a main contractor for the development of residential and commercial properties throughout the UK. Further to this, they have won a variety awards, such as; Contractor of the Year and have been runners up for many more. They have completed projects in excess of £15m, with many larger developments in the pipeline and are well acquainted with the field of construction.

The Role

As a highly experienced Materials Buyer, you will be working on £2m - £10m New Build and Refurbishment projects around the Yorkshire region. You will be based in the Leeds office and visiting the various sites as and when required. Further to this, you will be overseeing the overall management of the buying department and the buying process which includes conducting weekly meetings with the buying team to discuss and delegate project schedules. You will be demonstrating a keen eye on cost, in order to work within budget, challenge the need to improve on saving, alongside regularly liaison with The Project Team.


* Processing of requisitions
* Sourcing, Procurement & Supply
* Managing Relationships & Contracts
* Problem Solving / Alternative Solutions
* Ability to work to strict deadlines and KPI's
* People Skills & Dealing with Difficult Situations
* Attending weekly telephone and site meetings to ensure deadlines are achieved
* Excellent Communication / Negotiation & Contracting skills in procurement and supply
* Monitor annual expenditure, prepare analysis figures and issue and prepare tender invitations

The successful candidate will receive competitive salary plus benefits package. For more information or to apply please email or call James Shorte - Associate Director or Jenny Reid - Business Development Manager on 0113 203 1245



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