Building Material Purchaser – Crooton Ltd – Huddersfield

Crooton Ltd


crooton are working with a market-leading windows, doors and conservatories firm in Yorkshire who are looking to recruit a Building Material Purchaser to join the team on a full-time basis based in Bradford.

This company leads the way in home improvement design and installation, having built a strong background with over 32 years’ experience installing conservatories, orangeries, extensions, windows, doors, and rooflines. They pride themselves on high-quality customer service of bespoke designs, truly suiting to the clients’ needs.



Salary-£26,000 depending on experience

Hours of work-Monday to Friday 07.00am to 16.30pm


The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the purchasing of building materials for construction projects, including identifying suppliers, negotiating prices and ensuring timely delivery.


Key responsibilities of a Building Material Purchaser will include:

Negotiating with suppliers to ensure you purchase materials at a competitive price

Set up and manage a material database detailing costs and products to be used as a reference point for future orders

Maintain a diary system and cross-referencing processes to keep track of bookings and changes to planned arrangements

Day to day liaising with Builders and Installers to order materials required.

You will be in regular contact with customers and suppliers and therefore you play a huge part in delivering a fantastic customer experience

Develop great relationships with new and existing Suppliers and customers, understanding their needs, and providing proactive advice and solutions so that you can deliver the best experience possible

Use in-house systems to process customer orders, organise delivery times, and keep customers updated throughout their journey

Work with colleagues to suggest opportunities for improvement

Providing admin support to the department’s additional requirements 


Skills and experience required:

Experience of working within a Builders Merchants

A good understanding of the construction industry would be extremely beneficial

Good negotiation skills 

Passion for delivering great customer service

Strong administration skills

Able to work well under pressure

Good organisational skills

Computer literate – Microsoft Word/Excel

Ideally have a good understanding of Sage software system but not essential

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Job reference number: CTNMS2155

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