Job Details

Location: Plymouth
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Sector: Housing, New build, Residential, Construction, Buying, buyer, procurement,
Contact: Kalina Quelch
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 01752 421888
Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 11/02/2024
Job Ref: 12831


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Are you a Construction Buyer with experience in procuring materials and plant?

We have a new opportunity to join a growing commercial team, based in Plymouth, we are seeking a dedicated Buyer on a permanent basis.

As a Buyer, you will play a vital role in the construction process, responsibilities will include:

  • Material and plant procurement
  • Material scheduling for multiple live and upcoming sites at any one time
  • Calculating bulk quantities for each site / scheduling them with the manufacturer
  • Maintaining/monitoring regional bulk material levels to ensure there are no shortfalls/over-ordering
  • Submitting material cost budgets and advising where large losses occur
  • Work closely alongside Site and Contract Managers to ensure requisitions are processed efficiently and site issues are overcome swiftly

You will need:

  • Proven experience as a Materials Buyer in the house building or construction industry.
  • The ability to take off from drawings
  • A good working knowledge of Excel is essential
  • Previous COINS experience is a distinct advantage
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with construction materials and suppliers
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Full UK driving licence.


Offering a competitive salary up to £45,000 and benefits, including:

  • Car Allowance
  • Healthcare and Life insurance
  • Contributory Pension
  • Annual Bonus
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.

If you are ready to be part of a team that makes a difference in house building, we want to hear from you!

Next steps…

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert or apply as instructed.

Sphere Solutions are one of the Southwest & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment. With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth, Southampton, Taunton, Gloucester and St

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