• Location


  • Sector:

    Housing & Residential

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35k - 40k per year + package

  • Contact:

    Andy Fletcher

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0117 2033444

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Title: Buyer

Location: Bristol

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum + package including car/allowance, bonus, 25 days holiday

Sector: Residential

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Buyer to join the countries leading house builder in their Bristol regional office. This is an opportunity to join a 5 star house builder committed to delivering quality in everything they do and sourcing the best materials is an integral part of the construction process.

As part of the commercial team the Buyer plays an important role in the commercial success of developments. Reporting to the Senior Buyer the successful applicant will manage an efficient materials purchasing and supply process for two sites. You'll work with both Group National Suppliers and the local supply chain to optimise quality, cost and availability of materials to ensure sites maintain optimum production.

Duties include

  • Schedule & prepare material & plant orders
  • Attend pre-start and site meetings
  • Check all drawings to ensure compliance and correct materials used
  • Produce material cost schedules
  • Monitor and report on all costs
  • Conduct site stock inventories
  • Attend sites weekly to support site team

The successful candidate will be educated to HNC level in a construction related discipline and will ideally be working towards or have attained CIPS accreditation. Experienced, 'time served' applicants also be considered. You must have significant experience working on residential housing, ideally with a major housing developer although other housing experience will be considered.

To find out more about this opportunity or to register your interest APPLY NOW or contact Andy Fletcher at Thorn Baker for a confidential chat.


Key skills: Buyer, procurement, purchasing, materials, CIPS, residential, housing, homes