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  • Job Title Construction Buyer
  • Type Temp
  • Location Cornwall and Devon
  • Pay £40,000 - £45,000
  • Start Date September/October 2019
  • We are working on behalf of our client who is looking to employee a full time construction Buyer for their growing team.

    The skills required are as listed:

    ·At least 5 years buying experience within the construction industry. Groundworks & civil engineering experience will be a distinct advantage

    ·Work within in a team

    ·Proven track record of commercial awareness & negotiation skills

    ·Ability to prioritise tasks & work calmly & rationally whilst under pressure in a fast-paced environment

    ·Positive outlook & can-do attitude

    ·Ability to work to deadlines

    ·Attention to detail

    ·Comprehensive understanding of MS excel & outlook

    ·Able to communicate and very motivated

    ·NVQ level 4 minimum qualification in a construction related qualification preferred but not essential

    Job Role

    The role of buyer is to procure all materials for the best possible price, in accordance with the contract specification & delivered to comply with the site programme

    The buyer is responsible to manage the assistant buyer

    Analyse current supply chain price agreements & site orders lists & obtain competitive prices where agreed prices are not available to enable orders to be placed

    Compare suppliers’ quotes & analyse prices against tender allowances

    Research product information & alternative products

    Liaise with staff to order materials as requested via phone & email

    Liaise with suppliers & advise site staff of delivery dates for orders

    Update site orders where necessary to avoid invoice queries

    File & organise emails to ensure that historic information is available as required

    Maintain stock list & aim to use materials on other sites where cost effective to do so

    Assist the accounts department to resolve & avoid invoice queries

    Liaise with site staff & notify suppliers of any delivery or quality issues & pass on & agree abortive costs to suppliers as necessary

    Measure quantities of materials if required

    Manage & check the design & orders of concrete flooring & manholes

    • Call Tamara Orchard
    • Tel 01872 262828
    • Ref TO-CB-09
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