Building Careers Be part of a great and growing team
At William Davis Homes our quality, service and reputation is underpinned by our people which is our major strength. From land and development through to production, sales and customer care, our expert in-house teams manage the complete construction process. Furthermore we directly employ over 300 highly skilled craftspeople who deliver consistent quality with every house.
Our employees are the key to our continued business success which is why we are committed to investing in our people and developing future potential. We strive to support talent throughout the business and provide opportunities for personal growth through training, development and continuous improvement. To this end we consider ourselves a meritocracy where hard work and skill is rewarded.
Success through Apprenticeships
Our highly successful apprenticeship programme has gained national recognition for delivering exceptional apprentices. Our traditional training programme gives the opportunity to ‘earn and learn’ whilst gaining a professional qualification and establishing a life-long career. Each year we work in close partnership with the CITB and local colleges to recruit both craft and technical apprentices who will train alongside our highly experienced and dedicated mentors.
The purpose of the role is to strive to achieve, development specific, company targets in terms of reservations and legal completions whilst maintaining the expected personal standards as well as those of customer satisfaction.
William Davis Homes is seeking an experienced Buyer to join its growing Loughborough head office team. The role would suit an enthusiastic individual from a house building background that is looking to develop their purchasing experience within a highly successful business.
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and energetic team. Reporting to the Chief Buyer, the successful candidate will be responsible for;
Procuring all construction materials to specification with a focus on commerciality and quality
Producing material enquiries and schedules for suppliers for the costing and production of tenders
Liaising with site managers to manage order and delivery enquires and attend site meetings
Effectively monitoring additional and replacement material orders
Continually appraising the performance of suppliers and building strong relationships with supply chain partners
Implementing new strategies for the commercial benefit of the business
We are seeking a target driven and self-motivated individual that is able to think laterally and put forward solutions. Strong organisation and negotiation skills are essential in this role as is the ability to work collaboratively with other departments in the business.
A minimum of 2 years previous experience working for a house builder in a similar role will be required plus strong IT skills with knowledge of Eque2 Housebuilding or COINS systems advantageous.
A competitive package is on offer along with the opportunity to develop a career with a highly reputable 5 star house builder. A driving license is essential in this role. To apply please send a current CV to Sophie Lyall HR Assistant by 28th September firstname.lastname@example.org