Junior Materials Buyer / Planner

Materials Buyer / Planner


£23,000 - £27,500


At CSR, we are now on the lookout for a Materials Buyer/Planner to join one of our Specialist Contractor clients based in Antrim. Initially assisting the Senior Buyer, this role has the scope to progress into senior roles within the company. They are offering a competitive rate whilst offering the opportunity to join a leading construction team and work and learn with some experienced members of the team, and progress your career through the ranks.

Some experience in a previous purchasing or materials planning background would be beneficial, but may not be essential.

Role & Responsibilities


-Researching and reviewing external suppliers for quality, service cost etc.

-Sourcing new external suppliers based on research carried out.

-Maintaining records on company material stock

-Maintaining company Tool Register


Projects at Tender Stage:

-Providing quotes to estimating department during pricing


Projects at Live Stage:

-Ordering schedule of materials received from design department in line with program.

-Seeking multiple quotations for material purchases for comparison and budget.

-Raising Purchase Orders with agreed prices and accurate dates for dispatch/delivery

-Planning logistics in most cost efficient manner possible.

- Providing company Delivery Driver with detailed collection & delivery schedule

-Receiving material delivery feedback from Hub/Site Operatives.

- Liaising with suppliers/hauliers regarding material delivery feedback received and seeking corrective action eg Re-makes, Refunds, Credit notes etc.

-Keeping records regarding project materials detailing the stage of the process each component has reached; i.e Schedule Received/Material Ordered/Material Dispatched/Delivered.


For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Adam White at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business on behalf of our clients.

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Job Details

  • Consultant: Adam White Consultant
  • Telephone: 028 9262 7488
  • Job Reference: CSR011984
  • Location: Antrim, Belfast
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full-Time
  • Salary: £20,000 - £30,000
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