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Job Description

My client is a key player in Civil Engineering developments throughout the North of England constructing schemes in conjunction with relevant clients. With a massive pipeline of work planned for the coming years this is an exciting time. Due to the growth and expansion of the company they are now looking for a Buyer to strengthen the Commercial team.

This role is being advertised by Alicia Hall - Civil Engineering Specialist at Building Careers who specialise in Temporary and Permanent recruitment within the construction industry.

Key Responsibilities:

Partake in the procurement of materials, preliminary materials including order production via Commercial Manager.

Visit construction sites on a regular basis to discuss and monitor the requirements of the project team.

Visit suppliers / manufacturers works to develop product knowledge and relationships with key personnel. Assist with Project Commercial team in preparing buying schedule
Oversee all material procurement matters

Monitor business levels with preferred suppliers
Manage the administration of placing Subcontract Orders
Assist in the settlement of tender
Initiate pre-tender transactions where appropriate
Monitor price movements
Produce monthly reports on purchasing performance
Liaise with the accounts team to assist in ensuring accurate and timely payment and cost recording

Our client is looking for someone with:

Experience of the procurement discipline within the Civil Engineering industry.
Demonstrable experience in the procurement of construction materials with a wide range of product knowledge.
A high degree of energy and self-motivation with the ability to meet deadlines.
Excellent negotiating skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Good IT skills with Microsoft Excel and Outlook

You will be highly motivated, driven and with references from a leading contractors who specialise within Construction/Civil Engineering and as such will be familiar with quality systems, safety, construction methods, high end materials etc.

To apply for the position please call Alicia on 0161 714 3800 or apply below with your CV.

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