Buyer – Construction

  • Salary: £25K – £35K
  • Location: Norfolk, Norfolk
  • Start date:
  • Job Sector: Construction, Buyer
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: J3718

Job Spec:

Buyer – Construction
Norfolk
£25,000 to £35,000 per annum
IFJ3718

Our client is a well established specialist sub contractor. The company are involved in the new build and refurbishment sectors. Due to expansion they are searching for a new member of their small buying team to work on material procurement.
ROLE:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual to be involved in:
• Taking off material requirements from drawings liaising with the quantity surveyors for the projects.
• Sourcing and ordering construction materials, plant and services in a timely manner as and when requested via the site teams/commercial team.
• Building relationships with suppliers to encourage and sustain a quality supply service
• Dealing with site and supplier queries and issues autonomously
• Maintaining order records and price files with a high degree of accuracy and organisation for use by other commercial team members.
• Invoice checking and authorising /querying as and when necessary
CANDIDATE:
We are looking for the following skills, qualities and qualifications in applicants for this role:
• Previous buying experience within the construction, steel or engineering sectors
• Excellent communication skills to deal with all parties effectively and efficiently in written and verbal scenarios
• Ability to use a computer competently and maintain accurate electronic and paper records
• Demonstrable initiative and fresh thinking attitude to find solutions and resolve queries autonomously
• Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail to gather, interpret and present information
• Previous construction material buying experience with civil engineering and groundworks
• Experience and confidence in negotiating with suppliers to provide the best rates.
Please call Ian Farr on 01473 217 399 for more information on this role.

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