Persimmon Homes Suffolk requires a Materials Buyer to join our team working in the office in Great Blakenham. As a Materials Buyer, you will be responsible for the material scheduling for a number of housing development sites at any one time. It’s a difficult role, which is made easier due to various group deals that are in place. You will also need to be able to manage, monitor and develop the Trainee Materials Buyer, who will be part of the Buying Team. You will report to the Head of Commercial who will support and develop you in the way Persimmon operate, empowering you to run with projects, but always on hand to discuss areas for improvement. They will give you clear objectives. You will need to learn to be adaptable and strong in your management style with a consistent approach with the site teams and subcontractors. Duties will involve; completing various administrative tasks, plant hire management, liaising with suppliers, preparing key documents for Valuation Meetings and contributing to the running of an efficient Commercial Department.
You will be a confident and a numerate professional who has experience as a Buyer and primarily with material scheduling. Someone who is self motivated, asks questions, wants to learn and has a good work ethic. An HND qualification (or equivalent) in a Building related subject is highly desirable, although a good attitude to team working is more important. Someone who can administer systems would be at an advantage and training will be provided on the COINS system.
The position requires the successful candidate to be competent in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel packages and also demonstrate good communication skills. They must be an enthusiastic, focussed and hard working individual. They should be able to work on their own initiative as well as being a committed team player.
Competitive Salary, Company Car/Car Allowance, Pension, Life Assurance, Bonus & Health Care
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