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Materials Controller

West Rainton

Do you want to be part of a successful family-owned North East business that has been helping to meet the changing needs of UK society since 1976? This role is working for a family-owned regional housebuilder creating beautifully crafted sustainable homes of outstanding quality in exceptional locations across the North East of England and Yorkshire.

We will build beautiful quality, sustainable homes for the future that meet the needs of modern lifestyles, bringing people joy and a sense of belonging.

In this role you will support the daily operation at the construction site, through the ordering of materials in line with the build programme, the inspection of materials for quality and quantity upon delivery and the management and maintenance of the site stores. You will also help maintain a clean, safe and efficient working environment and ensure that all labouring tasks are completed to the highest standard and within the required timescales as requested by site management.

You will be expected to:

  • Liaise with Site Management to order materials and supplies in a timely manner in line with Build Programme.
  • Inspect the quality and quantity of materials upon delivery.
  • Inspect materials stores daily to ensure a good supply of consumable materials.
  • Ensure tidiness of materials stores and compound area through daily inspections.
  • Liaise with Forklift driver to ensure correct storage of bricks, blocks and roof trusses.
  • Ensure materials are transferred to plot to allow timely commencement of work.
  • Assist Site Management with Traffic Management within development as build progresses.
  • Assist Site Management with daily inspection of plots in build.
  • Assist Site Management with ensuring appropriate signage is displayed around site.
  • Assist Site Labourer with tidiness of site.

You will work closely site management to ensure the build programme is achieved.

You will spend the majority of your time initially on site at West Rainton site.


  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Enthusiastic self-starter able to use initiative whilst working unsupervised
  • Experience of working on large volume residential house building sites
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Holds a current appropriate CSCS card
  • Experience / competence with IT and ordering systems


  • Ability to assess drawings for material quantity purposes

Competitive salary is only one part of the many fantastic benefits you will receive if you join The Banks Group. You will also receive access to the following fantastic benefits:

  • 39 basic hours per week
  • Holiday entitlement in accordance with CIJC Agreement plus increasing with length of service
  • Offices and sites close between Christmas and New Year
  • Pension scheme with employee and employer contributions
  • EV car scheme
  • Free parking available at all offices and sites
  • Discounted local gym
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Health cash plan
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Generous life assurance scheme
  • Discounts are available via our online benefits portal, including money off at supermarkets, high street retailers, eating out, the cinema and days out at various attractions

APPLY TODAY by using the form below, or send your CV and covering letter detailing your relevant experience to: applications@banksgroup.co.uk.

Closing date is Tuesday 18 June 2024.  Sometimes we close a job early, so don’t delay or you might miss out!

Interviews will comprise of a face-to-face interview at site.

For further information contact Gayle Glass, HR Business Partner gayle.glass@banksgroup.co.uk or Steven McCabe, Construction Manager steven.mccabe@banksgroup.co.uk

No recruitment agency queries at present required.

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