Assistant Materials Buyer

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  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: up to £35,000
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Sector: Residential Development
  • Job Ref: BHU/11031

Job Description

In line with continued expansion, we are currently recruiting for one of the Leading UK housebuilders for their regional office in Reading.

They are looking to expand their Commercial Team by appointing an Assistant Materials Buyer.

In your role, you will be responsible for Assisting the Senior Buyer with the following:

  • Controlling cost and driving best value for all aspects of the build projects
  • Procurement and management of materials
  • Identifying innovative ways of saving on build costs
  • Help set targets, monitor costs and negotiate contracts with suppliers
  • Responsible for Plant hire on site

Who we are looking for:

To be successful in your application you will need strong numerical skills and the ability to communicate effectively. You also need a solid understanding of the operational side of the business and what the company needs to deliver against targets. To make sure projects run to budget you need to have good attention to detail and effective time management. You’ll also need to be confident building good relationships with people both internally and externally so you can negotiate for high-quality services and materials for the company at best value.

Role benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Company car or cash allowance scheme

This position is offering a salary of up to £35,000 plus package.

For further information, please apply today.

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