Redrow Homes South East
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To purchase materials to the Company’s requirements at competitive rates, ensuring deliveries can be made within build programmes and arranging payment for verified goods.


Key Responsibilities
  • Purchase materials to the Company’s exact requirements, ensuring goods are delivered on the required date and purchased at the most competitive rates within the available budget allowance.
  • Ensure quality and performance of materials fall in line with acceptable standards.
  • Consolidate purchases of materials to achieve maximum economic benefit.
  • Study and analyse markets to make recommendations of possible specification changes which would represent savings without detracting from quality requirements.
  • Liaise with other departments and disciplines to establish or improve supplier and inter-department relations.
  • Encourage and develop wherever feasible negotiated agreements with supplier and manufacturers.
  • Inform other departments of all relevant information regarding changes in materials, major price movements, delivery lead times and individual supply situations.
  • To purchase where appropriate in accordance with Group purchase deals
  • Identify and “take off” where necessary materials.
  • Send out enquiries for appropriate materials, collate and analyse quotations.
  • Place orders with suitable suppliers for specified materials.
  • Maintain Purchasing DCC computer system for the Region.
  • Action verified invoices when not automatically sanctioned via the Purchasing DCC Computer System.
  • Advise Surveyors costs for budgetary purposes.
  • Interview and appoint new/potential suppliers.
  • Update and distribute site specifications.
  • Visit sites as and when appropriate.
  • Liaise with most other departments as necessary.
  • Carry out all other duties reasonably required by Commercial Director.
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