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£40000.0 - £45000.0 per annum + To £45000 + package

Dartford, Kent

Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd

Your new company
A North Kent based Building contractor focussed on the minor civils/Hard landscaping sector seek an experienced materials buyer to join the stable team. Long established with a good local reputation in their sector they are focussed on public sector/framework projects typically in the hard landscaping, surfacing and minor civils areas. Due to an internal move they are looking a materials buyer to be office based and oversee all procurement/Buying for the Site teams, adding best value and process improvements where possible. This is a permanent role, immediately available.

Your new role
As company buyer you will sit within a commercial team of 5 working closely with the quantity surveyor, estimator, contracts managers and Site teams, Main function will be to ensure the company obtains quality materials and equipment hire for competitive prices in a timely fashion. You will analyse the current processes and suppliers and ensure materials are being scheduled in with the right lead in times with the most competitive suppliers with the relevant approvals. You will be the sole buyer and have autonomy to shape the role to suit - Full job spec on request

What you'll need to succeed
You will have previous experience as a buyer with a main contractor, Groundworker or civils contractor. You will ideally have an understanding of Groundworks/Surfacing/hard landscaping and be comfortable liaising with builders merchants and suppliers. You will be I.T literate and be comfortable managing your own workload and working independently (whilst sitting amongst the wider team)

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary and opportunity to join a positive, growing team with a well established local company.

What you need to do now
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