• £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Waltham Abbey, Essex

Waltham Abbey
Monday - Friday
Office based
Paying up to £35K Depending on experience

The daily duties include:

  • Procurement and scheduling of products, materials, plant, and equipment
  • Ensuring purchases offer best value
  • Monitoring and reporting of price increases, updating internal spread sheets.
  • Tracking orders and proactively addressing any failed or late deliveries
  • Arranging the return of non-conforming products
  • Maintaining and developing the supply chain
  • Identification of new products
  • Processing of purchase ledger records

Key skills and competencies

  • Proven track record in best-value procurement ensuring timely on-time delivery in line with project programs and budget
  • Excellent commercial awareness and negotiation skills to optimise pricing and commercial terms
  • Review the credentials of potential new suppliers and ensure that suppliers are compliant
  • Ability to forward plan for multiple site projects and prioritise workload across long-lead and real time demands
  • Identify potential supply problems and solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - strong relationship builder and communicator
  • Takes individual ownership and collaborates to deliver team and company objectives
  • Ability to undertake take offs would be an advantage
  • Ability to implement and manage sound business processes and procedures


  • Minimum 2 years Purchasing experience in roofing, cladding, or an aligned industry
  • Experience and/or education in procurement and inventory management
  • Working knowledge of computer programs for word processing, email, and spreadsheets


  • To read and interpret project drawings and specifications
Alix Webb Recruitment Consultant

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