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Salary Package: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Location: Chatham, England
Consultant: Sophie Requena
Posted: 21/06/2022


Berry Recruitment are seeking an accomplished Buyer with background in Construction to join a established principal contractor based in Chatham, Kent.

You will be responsible for purchasing materials and hiring plant for all contracts. Ensuring the smooth day to day flow of the contracts and all jobs on site.

Salary: £28k - £35k (DOE)

Location: Chatham, Kent


- You will be required to have a good level of clerical qualifications in order to
manage your own workload effectively, including the ability to use Microsoft Office Products.
- Thorough understanding of measurements, specification, contracts, and instructions.
- Extensive product knowledge in all areas of building.
- A proven track record and background in a Buying position.


- To purchase all materials requisitioned by site in line with buying procedure and
protocols of Head office.
- To hire plant requisitioned by site in line with above.
- Source new/prospective suppliers (for multiple companies associated within)
- To negotiate pricing terms with Approved Suppliers.
- To produce Procurement Schedules to ensure materials are purchased within
budget and program.
- To produce end of project reporting in line with buying/ costing of materials.
- Engage and contract Sub-contractors to include material buying elements.
- Smooth flow of contractual program of works schedule, attendance of meetings
with contracts team.
- To maintain the Approved Supplier database.
- To liaise with the Accounts Department on Supplier credit control issues.
- To work with the Estimator when required.
- Full maintenance of vehicles on all companies to include MOT testing, service and
repairs and update spreadsheets accordingly.
- Input of information onto POPS and Job Costings
- To cover period of absences
- To carry out any other reasonable requests.
- Estimating – Preparation of quotes, Assisting Estimator & Quantity Surveyors for
sub-contract materials and measurements.

If you are interested in the above role please APPLY NOW or contact Sophie Requena at Berry Recruitment's West Wickham branch on 0208 658 3020

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.