South East

Drylining Buyer

Ref: 9705| Posted: 25th Jul 2020

About the Client

An established specialist drylining contractor has an exciting opportunity for a Buyer with a background in drylining/suspended ceiling sector or the construction industry to cover a variety of projects.  

One of the leading specialist contractors for floor screeds, plastering, dry wall, ceilings, partitioning, rendering and external finishes within London and the Home counties.

About the Role

  • Placing orders for plant and equipment from procurement schedules and site requests;
  • Placing of material orders from tender information;
  • Feedback of information to estimating department;
  • Sourcing of new or alternative materials;
  • Producing supplier tender comparisons;
  • Sending enquiries and chasing quotes;
  • Arranging transfer of material/plant between sites and head office when necessary;
  • Attending contract coordination meetings;
  • Opening accounts with new suppliers;
  • Regular liaison with the Purchasing Manager.

About the Candidate

  • Experience working as a Drylining Buyer within a drylining or construction specialist company
  • Must show the ability to work with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with specialist purchasing software would be advantageous
  • Excellent planning & organisational skills
  • Must live within a commutable distance of North East Manchester
  • Will be PC literate with a deep understanding of Microsoft programs with an emphasis on Excel

Points of Appeal

  • Competitive starting salary
  • A real opportunity to progress within the business
  • Opportunity to be part of a well-respected team